Jagdeep has lived and breathed paper most of his working life. He has run all kinds of machines and developed numerous grades of papers. He has worked in different kind of companies and environments and has also had great international exposure. He loves to build organisations taking the team along with him. He is able to understand, grasp resolve issues due to his deep involvement with the process.
Board of Directors
Atul ji is one of the brightest minds we know. As an officer in the Indian Administrative Services, he spent many years of his life providing the state with good governance and rose to become the Chief Secretary of the largest state in the country.
He left a legacy of being an impeccable officer and a gentleman.
He now wishes to spend his time reading and writing books and we await the same. We are fortunate to have him mentor and guide our company.
Jaideep ensures that we understand legal implications of each decision.
He is a senior counsel in the Lucknow High Court and has represented the state as the Additional Advocate General for many years.
Apart from various other things, he has a passion for horses and remains active with his studs winning the Lucknow Derby regularly.
Indroneel is the voice of empathy on the board. His father was one of the founder directors in the company and he has very ably taken up the mantle. Indroneel has a keen brain that provides us with a different perspective and guides us to be better people. He is a practicing Homeopath and loves to help people as much as he can. He remains a guiding force behind all our efforts with nation building.
Kim is the international perspective on the board.
Kim is passionate about life. She earned a Masters in Communication and built her company Freerange Studios in the USA from a start up to a well known design firm that works on social causes.
Kim knows how to communicate. She has a brain that can look at issues and guide as they need to be handled. From experience in running her own business for ten years, she gained business strategic experience combined with her great acumen for aesthetics and design. She also has a deep commitment to Yash Papers' CSR efforts.
We are fortunate to have Imanul to guide us in the world of specialty paper. Imanul has worked with specialties all his life and he knows and understands the requirements. We gain immensely from his ideas on strategy and he drives the development of various grades. Imanul has been the Managing Director for Loparex India and now represents UPM in the country. He is one of the clearest and kindest people we know.
Mr GN Gupta is our senior citizen. He is the most active octogenarian we know.
Mr Gupta was the chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes in India and he continues to have a thriving practice which he keeps pursuing.
He is also an impeccable gentleman always dressed appropriately with a suit and tie. He leads our audit committee and ensures that due attention is paid towards compliance and governance.
Ms Jhunjhunwala is our founder director. As our founder Mr KK Jhunjhunwala always said 'the business is here because of her. She sold her jewellery to provide the seed capital to her husband to establish the business'.
Ms Jhunjhunwala is a revered educationist and philanthropist. She has built a great name in the field of early education through Jingle Bells Nursery Schools Society. Her passion is to build a better nation for the future generations and works tirelessly towards the same.
Mr Pudumjee is one of the most inquisitive minds you will ever meet. He is our guiding light.
Mr Pudumjee owned and built Pudumjee Pulp and Paper Mills in Pune, India. Pudumjee mills became the frontrunner for specialty paper in the country and brought in numerous path breaking technologies and developments. Mr Pudumjee was in the forefront of the growth. He is well known as a maverick and is extremely particular about details. We say in the board that nothing escapes KDP he keeps us on track.
Mr Pudumjee chairs our board and pushes us for growth and better governance.
Yash Papers is blessed to benefit from Narendra’s eighteen years of rich experience in projects. His skills have enabled Yash to minimize downtime, enhance production operations, and improve operational efficiencies. He has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from MNREC Allahabad in year 1993. In his personal time he enjoys reading and organizing for the care of children and elderly.