Director's Profile

Mr. Satish Chandra Agarwal

Mr. Satish Chandra Agarwal is the Chairman of PTC Industries Limited. He is the Executive Chairman of the Company. He founded Precision Tools & Castings (now PTC Industries) in 1963 with a vision to make it one of the leading engineering goods producer of the country. He was appointed the Managing Director of the company in May, 1970 and continued till 2006 when Mr. Sachin Agarwal took over. Mr. Satish Agarwal is a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical). Under his able leadership, PTC has become a dynamic, forward-looking company. He initiated the diversification of PTC's product portfolio by introducing various molding processes and multiple grades of steel, stainless steel and super alloys. Mr. Satish Agarwal's vision for growth and expansion for the company led him to acquire and amalgamate a tool & die manufacturing company and an alloy steel manufacturing entity with PTC. Mr. Agarwal, using his skills and immense knowledge of the casting industry, was able to successfully develop industrial castings for import substitution in India and then went ahead and made the company's first exports to USA in 1986. Under his guidance, PTC received a number of awards like the 'Best Exporter Shield' from EEPC(Northern Region), 'Certificate of Excellence' along with various quality certifications like ISO 9001-2000 by BVQI, AD-2000 Merkblat by TUVNORD, etc. Mr. Agarwal has also been bestowed with the 'Dhatu Nayak' award by the All India Induction Furnaces Association in 1992-93. He was also recognised as 'Honorary Citizen, City of Tulsa' for his contribution to the industrial development in Tulsa, Okhlahoma. He continues to provide his guidance and wisdom to the Company and its members.
Mr. Sachin Agarwal

Sachin Agarwal joined PTC Industries in 1998 and successfully implemented positive changes in the company. He is the Managing Director of the Company. Mr. Sachin Agarwal is an MBA in Operations from University of Tulsa, USA and has pursued M.S. in Finance from Boston College, USA where he was awarded the 'Top 5' students award. In his initial years with the company, Mr. Agarwal concentrated on introducing information technology and upgrading staff skills in PTC. He successfully helped to design and implement an ERP system in the Lucknow Plant by 1999. He created a world class machining facility in Ahmedabad, and then became the single most powerful force in introducing new technologies and bringing automation and robotics to the company. Mr. Sachin Agarwal took over as Managing Director of the company in the year 2006 and under his guidance PTC began to grow at an extraordinary pace. . He became instrumental in developing and successfully commercializing the Replicast® Molding Technology for the first time in India for which the Company was awarded the National Award in the Industry by Department of Science and Industrial Research in 2006. He added customers like Rolls Royce, Emerson and Wartsila to the Company's already impressive portfolio. His management approach has been exemplary and his track record includes driving the Company's casting business to develop innovative technologies and expand significantly. It is his vision which has led PTC to new heights, and he continues to constantly introduce new technologies, build capabilities and inspire the workforce with his zeal and enthusiasm. Mr. Sachin Agarwal is the Chairman of UP State Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry.
Mr. Priya Ranjan Agarwal

Mr. Priya Ranjan Agarwal joined PTC in 1992 and has been working with company for the last 22 years. He is a Whole-time director designated as an Executive Director on the Board of the Company. He has made a substantial contribution in creation of a wide base of customers in the domestic market. Mr. Priya Ranjan Agarwal is a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical). He is primarily responsible for domestic marketing activities and has contributed largely for PTC to become a well known and respected name in the country. Earlier, he handled Heavy Engineering division and is now also responsible for the activities of Lucknow Plant 2. In addition, he continues to shoulder several other corporate responsibilities. He has been instrumental in the execution of several large project orders received by PTC from companies like BHEL and BEML.
Mr. Alok Agarwal

Mr. Alok Agarwal began working with PTC Industries in the year 1994, nearly 20 years ago. He is a Whole-time director designated as an Executive Director on the Board of the Company. Mr. Alok Agarwal has done his B.E. in Metallurgy from I.I.T. Kanpur. Over the years, he has held various senior positions in the Production, Quality, Technical and Co-ordination. Being a person with a strong penchant for analytical work and high technology skills, he was chosen to head Lucknow Plant 1 and the Quality & Technical divisions of the Company. He has done extensive work in improving the quality standards in the Plant and obtaining various ISO and other quality certifications for the Company. His responsibilities also include Environment, Health and Safety compliances for the Company.
Brij Lal Gupta

Mr. Brij Lal Gupta joined PTC in 2014 and is an Independent Director on the Board of the Company. Mr. Gupta holds a B.Sc., CAIIB & IRDA. A mission-oriented leader with 41 years of experience in sales & marketing operations, control, strategic planning in banking sector. Recovery in NPAs . On panel of IBPS as panel Head in interview Board for the last 3 Years.Proven competency in overseeing operational activities with the distinction of establishing processes for enhanced efficiency levels. Possess excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills with proven abilities in team management, customer relationship management and planning. Joined a reputed scheduled commercial bank (since nationalized in 1980) in November 1972 as Management Trainee and have worked in metro/ small/ medium/ rural branches of the bank and also Administrative Offices in Loans, Audit & Inspection/ Development, Recovery Department. Also worked as Lead District Manager (LDM) with job profile of taking care of all the Lead Bank schemes formulated by NABARD. Worked as Chairman of a Regional Rural Bank (sponsored by a top nationalized bank of the Country). Not only this, branches of the bank were got ISO accredited and this was the first Regional Rural Bank to get ISO accreditation in the countries like India, Bangladesh and China. Bank’s name was entered in “Limca Book of Records” in the year 2001; also got appreciation from “Gunnies Book of World Records”. Thereafter, on promotion, headed a Zone as Zonal Manager of the Bank and also headed Circle as Circle Head.
Mr. Ajay Kashyap

Mr. Ajay Kashyap joined PTC in April 2007 and is an Independent Director on the Board of the Company. He is also a director on the Board of various other companies. Mr. Kashyap is a Bachelor in Technology (Chemistry) and has a Masters in Science (Chemistry). He has a vast experience in the engineering Industry.
Mr. Rakesh Chandra katiyar

Dr. Rakesh Chandra Katiyar joined PTC in April 2007 and is an Independent Director on the Board of the Company. He educational qualifications include M.Com, Ph.D, FICWA, D.Literature and he is a professor at the Chatrapati Sahuji Maharaj University, Kanpur. He is a well-known and respected person in his field.
Mr. Krishna Das Gupta

Mr. Krishna Das Gupta joined the Company in July 2008 as an Independent Director on the Board. His educational qualifications include M.Com, LLB, M.Phil and Masters in Public Administration. Mr. Gupta is an ex-Commissioner of Income-Tax with the Government of India. He is a director on the Board of various other companies.
Mrs. Shashi Vaish

Mrs. Shashi Vaish has recently joined the board of PTC on August 9, 2014 and is an Independent Director on the Board of the Company. Her educational qualifications include an M.Sc in Physics from Kanpur University. She is a Qualified Company Secretary and has served on the Working Committee of Seth M.R. Jaipuria School, Lucknow for over five years. She is a Director on the Board of one more company.
Mr. Narayanan Shadagopan

Mr. Narayanan Shadagopan joined the Company in July 2013 as Non-Executive Director and a nominee of the Investors. Mr. Shadagopan holds an MBA from London Business School. Mr. Narayanan Shadagopan has more than 19 years experience in investment banking and asset management. He was a Partner at Toscafund Asset Management, a London-based fund manager, and co-managed the Tosca MOD family of funds. He left Toscafund to start Pragati in 2011. Prior to Toscafund, Mr. Shadagopan has worked briefly in the role of Head of Risk Management within the Financial Institutions Principal and Distressed Group at the Royal Bank of Scotland in London where he was brought in to manage illiquid assets after the financial crisis. Prior to joining RBS, he spent several years in the Principal Transactions group at Credit Suisse in London where he was responsible for deploying the bank’s balance sheet across the capital structure in both debt and equity transactions. He started his career at Bear Stearns, in their fixed income division in New York. He has brought a wealth of experience to PTC and is actively involved in the Board processes.