Meet ASK Board Members

ASK Group is a passionate team of industry specialists with decades of experience, working hard towards building your wealth and realising your vision for the future.

Sameer Koticha

Chairman, ASK Group

Mr. Koticha is the Chairman of ASK Group. He has been instrumental in incubating and mentoring all the business verticals of ASK Group for over three decades. He is a member of the Board and Investment Committees of all the businesses, and he mentors ASK Group in areas of Corporate Governance and Best Practice. Mr. Koticha is also closely associated with several social causes focusing on betterment of underprivileged through various means.

Sunil Rohokale

Managing Director and CEO, ASK Group

Mr. Sunil Rohokale, is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of our Company. He holds a bachelor's degree in engineering and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Poona. He has been with our Company since 2008 and has been on the Board since 2012. He has over 22 years of experience in the banking and finance industry, and has previously worked with ICICI Bank.

Bharat Shah

Executive Director, ASK Group
Mr. Bharat Shah, is an Executive Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Bombay and a post-graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He has been on the Board since 2008. He has over 24 years of experience in the field of investment management and has previously worked at Birla Capital International AMC Limited and Asian Paints (India) Limited.
 

Sneh Koticha Contractor

Non-Executive Director
Ms. Sneh Koticha-Contractor is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. She holds a Business Management Studies degree from HR College, Mumbai University and went on to do her MBA with majors in finance and entrepreneurship from Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto, Canada. She is also involved in various start-up businesses from housing microfinance to biofuels and is also the Executive Director of Jean-Claude Biguine Salons and Spa India.Sneh is an avid contributor to various social causes and assists in raising awareness amongst the youth. She is passionate about livelihood development of the marginalised segments of India – pioneering the same with ASK Foundation. Sneh is involved with Habitat for Humanity's Womens' India Build movement.
 

Shweta Jalan

Nominee Director
Ms. Shweta Jalan, is a Nominee Director of our Company. She holds a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Calcutta and master’s degree in business administration from the National Institute of Management, Calcutta. She has been on the Board since 2016. She is the managing director of Advent India PE Advisors Private Limited and has several years of experience in the field of finance and management, industrials and business services, and has previously worked with the corporate advisory service team at Ernst & Young LLP.
 

Vinod Padikkal

Nominee Director
Mr. Vinod Padikkal is a Nominee Director of our Company. He holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India and a B.Tech in Computer Science from Model Engineering College, Cochin, India. Vinod has over 13 years of experience and is a Director at Advent India where he leads investment evaluation in the financial services sector. He joined Advent in 2013 from Bain Capital, Mumbai where he spent two years working across media, industrials, IT/BPO, healthcare delivery and logistics sectors. Prior to that, he spent two years at Bain & Company in Mumbai and two years in Verizon Data Services, Hyderabad. He has also spent time at Macquarie in Mumbai and with Clinton Foundation in Hyderabad. He was inducted on the Board of our Company on 28th April, 2020.
 

Jyotin Kantilal Mehta

Independent Director
Mr. Jyotin Kantilal Mehta, is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Bombay. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, a member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India and a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has several years of experience in the field of corporate governance, finance and risk management. He has been the chief internal auditor at Voltas Limited, a global head for internal audit and enterprise risk management at 3i Infotech and has worked as the general manager and company secretary of ICICI Bank. He was appointed for a period of five years with effect from July 27, 2018.
 

Vivek Narayan Gour

Independent Director
Mr. Vivek Narayan Gour, is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Bombay and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Delhi. He has also completed the owner/president management programme from Harvard Business School. He has experience in the field of finance, consultancy and management. He has worked with First Leasing Company of India Limited, Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited, Tata Finance Limited, Genpact India and GE Capital Services India and has been the chief executive officer and managing director of Air Works India (Engineering) Private Limited. He was appointed for a period of five years with effect from July 27, 2018.
 

Girish S Paranjpe

Independent Director

Mr. Girish S Paranjpe, is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Bombay. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He has experience in the field of information technology and venture capital, and has previously been the joint chief executive officer and on the board of Wipro, and has previously served as a consultant with Advent International. He was appointed for a period of five years with effect from July 27, 2018.