Visaka Industries

Management Board

Board Of Directors

Our strength is the commitment and dedication of our employees, led by a stellar management board with entrepreneurial roots. While our senior leadership focuses on strengthening our product portfolios and value-creation, our teams focus on bettering the functionality and quality of products.

Dr. G. Vivek Venkatswamy


An MBBS graduate from Osmania University and a former Member of Parliament, he is an entrepreneur and has played a pivotal role in the company's growth. Under his leadership and guidance, the company has grown multifold and diversified into the fields of Building Products and Synthetic Blended Yarn with a prominent position in both industries.

Smt. G. Saroja Vivekanand

Managing Director

She has been on the company's board since January 2003. She has good exposure to the company's functioning in all respects and has been the Managing Director of Company since 2009.

Shri. B.B. Merchant


He has been on the company's board since 1983. Mr Merchant is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the former president of the Bombay Stock Exchange. He has extensive experience in Accounts, Finance, and Capital Markets.

Shri. V. Pattabhi


He is an independent consultant having 50 years of experience in the cement sheet industry. He retired as the Executive Vice President (Technical) of Hyderabad Industries Ltd. He is an expert in the technical field of the industry. He has handled various environmental issues connected with the Cement Industry and has immense knowledge about cement products. He has been on the board of the company since 2004.

Shri. Gusti J. Noria

Non-Executive Director

He has been on the company's board since 2000. He has varied experience in manufacturing, marketing, and export of artificial jewellery. He is the Managing Director of Normak Fashions Ltd., the manufacturers of Estelle brand of artificial jewellery.

Shri. P. Srikar Reddy

Independent Director

He is with Sonata Software Limited since 1986 and has been pivotal in building Sonata as a trusted and reliable IT service partner. He is currently the Managing Director and CEO of the company. He holds an engineering degree from REC, Tiruchirapalli, and a postgraduate degree in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He has been on the company's board since 2014.

Shri J. P. Rao

Whole-time Director & Chief Operating Officer (COO)

He has 31 years of rich experience, spreading over sales, distribution, and Cement Sheets marketing. He holds a bachelors degree in Public Administration and has completed his MBA.

Shri. G. Vamsi Krishna

Joint Managing Director

He is a science graduate from Purdue University, USA. He joined Visaka in June 2010 as a management trainee and was later appointed as Chief Business strategist of the company. He is very passionately involved in creating the market for the Vnext Division. Given his significant contribution in this respect, he has been elevated to the position of Director of the Company, effective from June 2014. He was then promoted to Joint Managing Director of the company effective from May 6, 2017.

Shri. G. Appnender Babu

Independent Director

Shri Gogineni Appnender Babu (Non-Executive Director) is an industrialist, with 35 years off experience in manufacturing corrugated and other packing materials. He has done BE, Mechanical from Bangalore University. He was also a member of the Federation of Telangana and AP Chamber of Commerce and Industry for a period of 2 years in the past.

Smt. Vanitha Datla

Independent Director

She held various prestigious positions like Director on the Board, Chairwoman, Deputy Chairwoman etc., and also associated with NGOs, Indian Women Network (IWN-CII), Southern Region, Chairperson, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Telangana, Vice-Chairperson, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Andhra Pradesh, Chairwoman, Indian Women Network (IWN-CII), Andhra Pradesh, Board Member, WWF State Chapter, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Director on Board, School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad.

She is Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), ICFAI, Hyderabad, Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA), ICFAI, Hyderabad. Two decades of acquiring experience across diverse sectors such as Financial Services, Insurance Services, Cement, Power, Security Printing, Instrumentation & BPO services, with stints in the USA and India.

Shri. Pravin Chelluri

Independent Director

Shri. Pravin Chelluri has done Bachelor of Science in Finance with Honors from the American University of Sharjah. He is a corporate finance professional with over a decade and a half years of experience and specialized in driving strategic initiatives and executing complex transactions across diverse sectors. He got vast expertise in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), Equity capital markets (ECM),private equity (PE) and strategic advisory, with a track record of successfully managing transactions totalling over USD 20 billion in value.

Shri. Sanjay Vijay Singh Jesrani

Independent Director

Shri. Sanjay Vijay Singh Jesrani is a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and is the Founder & CEO of Go North Ventures, which is proprietary angel investment firm, focused on investing in & mentoring Startups. He was the CEO and Head of the Global Delivery centre, Hitachi Consulting India and was CFO at Sierra Atlantic, India.

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