The Management Team


Mr.Kedar Desai

Mr. Kedar Desai

Chairman and Independent Director
Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd, India

Mr. Kedar Jagdish Desai, is the Chairman of our Company and a Non-Executive and Independent Director on our Board. He holds a Bachelor’s degree of Commerce and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Mumbai. He is also a qualified solicitor from the Bombay Incorporated Law Society. He has over 19 years of experience in the field of law. He was associated with Messrs Kanga & Co. from the year 1997 to 2007, out of which during the period 2004 to 2007, he was a partner at Messrs Kanga & Co. Subsequently and ever since, he has been a part of Messrs Desai, Desai, Carrimjee & Mulla, Advocates and Solicitors, as a partner.

Mr.Ramesh Thakorlal Mehta

Mr. Ramesh Thakorlal Mehta

Independent Director
Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd, India

Mr. Ramesh Thakorlal Mehta is a Non-Executive and Independent Director of our Company since 1993. He passed the Intermediate Science Exam from University of Bombay. He has experience in the business of jewellery designing and manufacturing. He retired as a partner in the year 2012 from his last firm, T.H. Jewels, where he worked for 14 years.

Mrs. Rupa Vora

Mrs.Rupa Rajul Vora

Independent Director
Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd, India

Mrs. Rupa Rajul Vora, is a Non-Executive and Independent Director \of our Company since November 28, 2015. She is a Chartered Accountant by profession. She has 31 years of experience. She started her career practicing independently as a Chartered Accountant for almost a decade. She then joined the banking industry and worked with Oman International Bank S.A.O.G. as Assistant Manager-Finance, with Credit Lyonnais and with K.B.C. Bank N.V. as Financial Controller. She was the Chief Financial Officer at Antwerp Diamond Bank N.V., after which she joined the IDFC Group where she inter-alia held position as a Group Director and Chief Financial Officer-Alternatives until June 2014. She now serves as an independent director on a few corporate boards.

Mr. Pramod Kasat

Mr. Pramod Kasat

Independent Director
Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd, India

Mr. Pramod Kasat, aged 47 years, is a Non-Executive and Independent Director of our Company since December 14, 2016. He holds an Engineering Degree from BITS, Pilani and a Master's in Finance from Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai University. He is currently the Country Head – Investment banking , Indusind Bank, Mumbai. Before joining Indusind Bank, He served as Director and Head of Investment Banking at Pioneer Investcorp Ltd. (PINC) and was instrumental in driving growth in the investment banking business. Prior to PINC, He was Director of Investment Banking and Global Market Solutions Group at Credit Suisse and Director at Deutsche Bank Global Markets. In his previous experience, he worked with the IL&FS Group for over a decade as the Head of Origination for the Investment Banking Group, among other leadership roles. He also worked in Citibank NA in the Capital Markets Group. He serves as an Independent Director on the Board of Shilpa Medicare Ltd. Earlier he has served as Independent director on ILFS Group’s subsidiaries as well.

Mr. V. L. Rathi

Mr. Vasant Rathi

Non-Executive Director
Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd, India

Mr. Vasant Laxminarayan Rathi is the Promoter and a Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director of our Company. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Nagpur University and degree of Master of Science from University of Hawaii. He has over 37 years of experience in the enzyme industry and was one of the co-founders of Rathi Papains Private Limited incorporated in the year 1978, which was engaged in the business of manufacturing of enzymes from papain. He promoted and incorporated Cal-India in the year 1985 and has been associated with our Company since the year 1993. Mr. Vasant Laxminarayan Rathi heads our international subsidiaries based in United States.

Mr. C. L. Rathi

Mr.Chandrakant Laxminarayan Rathi

Managing Director
Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd, India

Mr. Chandrakant Laxminarayan Rathi, is the Promoter and Managing Director of our Company. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science (Chemical Engineering) from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. He has over 37 years of experience in the enzyme industry and was one of the co-founders of Rathi Papains Private Limited incorporated in the year 1978, which was engaged in the business of manufacturing of enzymes from papain. In the year 1986, he joined Messrs Super Organic Research Laboratories as a partner till the year 1987 (which came to be acquired by the Company at a later stage). Subsequently, he promoted and incorporated the Company in the year 1989 and is currently responsible for the management of the entire operations of the Company and its Indian subsidiaries, including strategic initiatives of our businesses.

Dr. Anil Kumar Gupta

Mrs.Savita Rathi

Whole time Director
Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd, India

Mrs. Savita Chandrakant Rathi, is the Whole-time Director of our Company. She has over 26 years of experience in the enzyme industry and has been associated with our Company since incorporation. She is responsible for the administration of the Company, management and supervision of Export-Import, Client relationship management and the Human Resource department of the Company.

Mr. Dipak Roda

Mr. Mukund M. Kabra

Whole time Director
Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd, India

Mr. Mukund Madhusudan Kabra, is the Whole-time Director of our Company. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Sambalpur University. He has over 20 years of experience in enzyme industry and joined our Company in the year 1995. He is responsible for overlooking the manufacturing operations of the Company at Sinnar and Indore and for optimising the fermentation for existing products, strain improvement, downstream research and analytical research.