Mr. S. Ramakrishnan is the driving force behind the Transworld Group of Companies. He is a graduate in Commerce from the University of Mumbai and has over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience including hands on experience in ship owning, chartering & ship management. His extensive experience in all facets of running Container Feeder Services in the Indian Sub-continent is brought to bear on operations of the Company. He directly oversees the day-to-day activities of the Company.
Mr. V. Ramnarayan - Executive Director
Mr. V. Ramnarayan is a Graduate in Science from the University of Mumbai with a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management. He heads the operations of the Transworld Group of Companies in India. He has over 25 years of experience in the container shipping industry. He has to his credit the handling experience of the first container service which commenced from India. His experience covers all aspects of shipping like commercial, technical, etc.
Mr. Ritesh S. Ramakrishnan - Joint Managing Director
Mr. Ritesh S. Ramakrishnan graduated from Purdue University with a B.Sc in Logistics and a double minor in communication and finance in the year 2009. After working at American Eagle Tankers and PKF Dubai in various different positions, Ritesh joined the group full time in January 2010. Thereafter, Mr. Ritesh has been involved in all aspects of the functioning of Transworld overseeing the financial, commercial, operational and administrative departments.
Prestigious global business publication Forbes recognised Mr. Ritesh S Ramakrishnan as one of the ‘Top Indian Leaders: The Next Generation’ in the year 2017.
Mr. Amitabha Ghosh - Director
Mr. Amitabha Ghosh is a Chartered Accountant by profession and a fellow member of the Indian Institute of Bankers. He joined Allahabad Bank in 1951 as a first Indian Probationary Officer and was elevated to the post of Chairman and Managing Director after holding various important assignments in the Bank. He was also the Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India from 1982 to 1984 and from 1985 to 1992. He was Chairman of Reserve Bank of India Services Board during 1992-1993. He is a member of various Working Groups / Committees. He has also contributed a number of articles to the various publications of Government of India and Reserve Bank of India.
Mr. S. Ragothaman - Director
Mr. S. Ragothaman is around 59 years of age. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He was working with ICICI Ltd. during the period 1970 to 1997. Currently, he offers consultancy services in the areas of Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Setting up new businesses, Building strategic alliances, etc. He also offers advice to start up companies in IT enabled services, logistics and Supply chain management, etc. He is on the Board of various companies and also holds various Committee positions. During his career span of 27 years at ICICI, he had exposure to work on different Industrial projects. He was involved in setting up new ventures such as Merchant Banking, Leasing, Bill discounting, Structured finance, Rehabilitation, etc. He worked as the Team leader for various initiatives proposed by ICICI like setting up ICICI Bank, empowerment initiatives to delegate powers to Zonal offices, etc.
Mr. D.T. Joseph - Director
Mr. D.T. Joseph is IAS (Retd) by profession. He took over as Secretary in the Ministry of Shipping in the year 2003 and retired in 2005. Earlier, he was Secretary (Co-ordination) in the Cabinet Secretariat. As Secretary Shipping, he helped in getting the tonnage tax option implemented for shipowners. He also served as Director General of Shipping where he streamlined chartering guidelines for ships in March 2000 and simplified Articles of Agreement for sailors. He was instrumental in the liberalization of maritime training and education, setting up standards for private institutions and building maritime constituencies. He played an important role in preparation of the comprehensive draft Maritime Policy, and also the National Maritime Development Programme.
Mr. Hariharan Padmanabhan - Director
Hariharan Padmanabhan is a serial entrepreneur, a global corporate board level executive, mentor and angel investor. He is a Bachelor of Technology from IIT Kanpur and is a post graduate in Management from IIM Kolkatta. He is currently Executive Chairman of the Encore Group (set up in early 2010), prior to which he was Chief Strategic Advisor of 3i Infotech from 2003 to 2009. He has guided 3i Infotech Ltd. into establishing itself in the Capital Markets, Banking and Investment Management areas in Middle East & Africa and into the Insurance and Banking segments in Europe. He is on the board of Prime Focus Ltd, and LKP Finance Ltd, a financial services company in India. He has angel invested and mentored an RFID company in Dubai, TrackIT and Moist. His ‘not for profit’ activities include being the current Chairman of Pan IIT Alumni India, Founder Patron of the Pan IIT alumni Reach for India Foundation and a Director of Pratham in Dubai.
Ms. Rani Ajit Jadhav - Director
Ms. Rani Jadhav worked for 38 years in the Indian Administrative Service before retiring in 2008 from the position of the Chairperson, Mumbai Port Trust in the rank of Secretary, Government of India. During this period of 38 years she held a number of senior positions in government both at the federal and state levels and therefore well acquainted with all aspects of public administration in India. She was associated with the highest levels of decision making in government and contributed significantly to policy formulation during her tenure.
Ramesh S Ramakrishnan
Ritesh S. Ramakrishnan
Joint Managing Director
Director - Strategy and Business Planning