Our distinguished board of directors has a vast experience in marshalling multiple technology companies and has a formidable know-how to successfully drive the management team to script unprecedented growth and perpetual success.

dharilal Mr. Dhirajlal Kotadia - Chairman
“Sahajanand” was founded by Mr. Dhirajlal Kotadia in the year 1993, with a primary aim to cater to the diamond industry with laser technology based solutions, with a successful establishment as a pioneer in providing automated capital equipment for diamond industry in India.

Sahajanand developed an entire range of industrial solutions for textile, medical equipments and other industrial applications with the use of laser technology. Over a period of time, under its flagship company Sahajanand Technologies (P) Ltd. Sahajanand diversified its activities with the formation of its group company SMT Pvt. Ltd. Sahajanand Medical grabbed the opportunity to become India’s only and the largest manufacturer of cardiovascular medical stents of international quality at a reasonable rate and facilitated their easy availability as compared to the imported devices. Sahajanand Group’s third arm – Sahajanand Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. is engaged in the field of biotechnology research and manufacturing of herbal medicinal formulations.

Mr. Bhargav Kotadia Mr. Bhargav Kotadia - Managing Director
Mr. Bhargav Kotadia is the Managing director, Sahajanand Group of Companies. His association with Sahajanand began in 2011 when he joined Sahajanand Life Sciences, a Sahajanand Group company as the Director with the responsibility of business development operations in North America and South East Asia and marketing operations globally.

In his career span, he has experienced a range of senior management positions managing projects and corporate development in the mid-size companies in the healthcare as well as high tech capital machinery industries. Mr. Bhargav pursued a Bachelor of Science (Economics) from the Purdue University, US prior to joining the Sahajanand Group.

Mr. Dhirajkumar Vasoya Mr. Dhirajkumar Vasoya - Director
Mr. Dhirajkumar Vasoya, a veteran business developer and entrepreneur, has been with SMT Pvt. Ltd. as the Director since its inception. He brings with him years of management know-how as well as leadership and vision that has helped the company to grow and achieve targeted goals.

He has a rich extensive experience in business development and the executive level management with a background that includes industrial solutions along with a broad-based understanding of intellectual, cultural and spiritual value systems. He is a highly active member of the board. During his tenure, the company experienced an incredible global growth. He is a leading businessman and represents the board of several companies with wide exposure in development of various businesses.

Mr. Ganeesh P Sabat Mr. Ganesh P Sabat - Director
Mr. Ganesh P Sabat is the CEO of SMT Pvt. Ltd. and has served in that position since April 1, 2013. Prior to this appointment, he held other positions with SMT since joining the group in Feb 2010, including Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for finance and accounts department.

Mr. Sabat has more than 15 years of experience in corporate strategy and finance. He has cross-cultural as well as global exposure in medical devices, life sciences, chemical and financial services industry. Mr. Sabat has earned his MBA from the Washington University in Saint Louis, USA and he is also a Company Secretary from Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

Mr.Arjun Saigal Mr. Arjun Saigal -Director
Arjun Saigal is a co-head of Morgan Stanley”s Private Equity operations in India. Arjun joined Morgan Stanley in 2012 and focuses on investments across multiple sectors. Arjun serves as an Alternate Director on the Board of Five Star Business Finance Limited and as a Director on the Board of Southern Health Foods Private Limited.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Arjun worked with Baring Private Equity Partners India. Arjun is a graduate of the London School of Economics & Political Science and received his MBA from Columbia Business School.

Mr. Mohit Jhawar Mr. Mohit Jhawar - Director
Mohit joined Morgan Stanley in 2011 and focuses on the group’s private equity transactions in India.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mohit worked with Sabre Capital, where he focused on growth transactions in the Healthcare and Infrastructure sectors. Before this, he worked with MAPE Advisory Group in advising various SMEs on M&A and fund raising.

Mohit received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.

Mr. Harivadan J. Pandya Mr. Harivadan J. Pandya - Director
Harivadan J. Pandya is a member of Board of Directors at Sahajanand Group. He is associated with Sahajanand Group since 2002 and had provided his services to the group in the Financial Controller and CFO positions with various Sahajanand Group of Companies. Harivadan brings 18 years of senior leadership experience in finance, accounting, management accounting and corporate strategy. He also has a background in management consulting and auditing. He has an international exposure in medical devices, information technology and electronic discovery industries ranging from start-ups to well-established companies.

Harivadan is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India, Associate Cost and Management Accountant of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India and a non-practising member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Harivadan has a bachelor’s degree in Advanced Accounting and Auditing from Gujarat University.

Mr. Gautam Gode Mr. Gautam Gode - Director
Mr. Gautam has more than 13 years of experience in different leadership roles in this business in different geographies looking after client relationships, origination and investing. His experience spans origination and working on deals spanning M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, distressed debt, structured fundraising, and derivatives. The deals covered a gamut of industries – technology, pharmaceuticals, cement, industrials, manufacturing, textiles, infrastructure, oil & gas, telecom, and power. He is associated with Samara Capital as well.

Mr. Gautam is a cum laude graduate from Princeton University followed by an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad.

Mr. Abhishek Kabra Mr. Abhishek Kabra - Director
Mr. Abhishek holds an MBA degree from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai. He is also a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Certified Treasury Manager from Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India.

Over the last 10 years, Mr. Abhishek has seen multiple investments across public and private markets as well as different sectors. He is associated with Samara Capital as well.

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