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Guiding the team towards success

Our Management Team comprises of eminent industry experts who bring in a wealth of knowledge that helps in strategic decision making towards improving our operations and performance.
Board of Directors

Mr. Amur Swaminathan Lakshminarayanan

Non-Executive Chairman (Non-Independent)

Mr. Amur Swaminathan Lakshminarayanan currently working as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Tata Communications Ltd. Mr. Amur Swaminathan Lakshminarayanan is a global techno-commercial leader across regions and industries recognised for developing scalable businesses in UK, Europe, Japan and India, and has worked across the globe. In a short span at Tata Communications, since October 2019, Mr. Lakshminarayanan is re-engineering the company and steering it to deliver strong profitability. The newly defined ‘reimagine' strategy focuses on platform play, financial fitness, commitments on sustainability, innovation and AI. Under Mr. Lakshminarayanan's leadership, the company is progressing to play a solid role as a digital ecosystem enabler - a digital fabric on which customers can build secure, connected, digital experiences.

Prior to joining Tata Communications, Mr. Lakshminarayanan was President and CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Japan accelerating the company's market opportunity and brand in the region. Other leadership positions he has held within TCS include, Global Head of four business units (Telecom, Media & Information Services, HiTech and Utilities), and Head of UK & Europe. An over 35 years Tata Group veteran, engineering graduate from BITS, Pilani, and London Business School senior executive programme alumnus, Lakshmi is an IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) long-standing member. He is also on the Board of Tata Teleservices Limited and Tejas Networks Limited. He is known to drive all things technology and transformation, with trust and purpose being central.

Mr. P.J. Nath

Managing Director & CEO

Mr. Nath joined Nelco as Chief Executive Officer in 2011. He holds a graduation degree from BITS Pilani in Master of Management Studies (MMS). He has a rich experience of over 35 years in Enterprise Market in reputed IT & Telecom service companies including ICIM, Wipro, Tata Communications and SIFY.

Prior to joining Nelco, Mr. Nath was an Executive President - Enterprise Business with Sify Technologies Ltd. (a NASDAQ Listed Company) mainly focused on IT, SI and Telecom Services.

Mr. Saurabh Ray

Non-Executive Director (Non-Independent)

Mr. Saurabh Ray aged 52 years has done B.Tech in Computer Sc. & Engineering from University of Calcutta after completing B.Sc. Hons in Physics. He also completed executive education on "Innovation Leadership Consortium" from TUCK School of Business at Dartmouth, Hanover, USA and certified in "Masterclass in Digital Leadership" from MIT, Boston, USA. He has worked for more than 27 years in Information Technology and services industry. Currently working at The Tata Power Company Ltd. (TPCL) as the Head of Enterprise Application. Prior to TPCL, Mr. Ray was working as Vice President in Wipro Ltd. for 3 years managing the global delivery of one of the business units. Before that he spent 23 years in Tata Consultancy Services playing various management roles. His area of expertise is related to Business Strategy, Sales and Delivery, Technology Transformation.

Mr. K. Narasimha Murthy

Non-Executive Director (Independent)

Mr. K. Narasimha Murthy is a B.Sc., FCA and FCMA has vast experience and expertise in the functional areas viz. Cost Audit, Cost Reduction Programmes, Management Audit, Swot Analysis, Critical Analysis of Performance, Strategic Planning, Organisation Analysis and Structure, Organisation Talent Review and Competency Mapping, H. R. Systems, Cost Control System Development, Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Turn around etc. Mr. K. Narasimha Murthy has been associated with the development of Cost & Management Information Systems for more than 150 companies across more than 45 industries. He has been closely involved in turning around multiple large corporates, focusing on systems improvement with a cost optimization approach. He has been associated with more than 28 High Level Committees as Chairman/ Member both at the National and State level. He is also associated with the development of Cost Accounting Record Rules for many industries as a member of Informal Advisory Committee, Department of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. He is also on the Board of other listed and unlisted companies.

Dr. Lakshmi Nadkarni


Dr. Lakshmi Nadkarni has done Master's in Sociology, Doctorate in Sociology and Master's in Social Welfare from Pune University. She has over 28 years experience and expertise in the functional areas viz. Human Resources, Strategy, Governance and CSR. Dr. Lakshmi Nadkarni's corporate career began with consumer industry at Reckitt Benckiser in India followed by the responsibility as Head of Human Resources for its Sri Lanka operations. She spent 10 years in the chemical industry, firstly with BASF India and later with Dow Chemicals as the HR Leader. She was also associated with Pfizer Ltd. as Director & Head Human Resources - South Asia. She retired in February 2020 from BASF Ltd. as HR-Director South Asia. She is a Member of the Advisory Panel of S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (Constituent business school of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan) for 2nd Career Women MBA Program. She is also on the Advisory Panel of IIM, Indore for MBA-HR Program.

Mr. Ajay Kumar Pandey


Mr. Ajay Kumar Pandey is a B.E. Honors in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology (formerly REC-K), Fellow of Telecom Executive Management Institute of Canada (TEMIC) and done Senior Executive Program (SEP) from London Business School. He has over 35 years experience in Telecommunication, Power, Energy and Infrastructure sectors across developed and developing markets in USA, Africa and Asia. He previously held P&L responsibility at operating and Board level. He has expertise in the functional areas viz. Business Leadership, Strategy, Telecoms, Power & Infrastructure and Urban Planning. He has been immediate past Chairman of FICCI's Urban Infrastructure & Smart Cities Committee and CII's Infrastructure Committee. Currently, he holds an empanelment with Indian Council of Arbitration. Previously he has been responsible for driving growth and development of India's Model Smart City in the greenfield category - operationalizing India's first International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) - with overall project outlay of US ~$10 Bn, among other projects.

Audit Committee
  • DirectorNature of Directorship
  • Mr. K. Narasimha Murthy, ChairmanNon-Executive Director (Independent)
  • Dr. Lakshmi NadkarniNon-Executive Director (Independent)
  • Mr. Ajay Kumar PandeyNon-Executive Director (Independent)
  • Mr. Saurabh RayNon-Executive Director (Non-Independent)
Nomination HR & Remuneration Committee
  • DirectorNature of Directorship
  • Dr. Lakshmi Nadkarni, ChairpersonNon-Executive Director (Independent)
  • Mr. K. Narasimha MurthyNon-Executive Director (Independent)
  • Mr. Ajay Kumar PandeyNon-Executive Director (Independent)
  • Mr. Saurabh RayNon-Executive Director (Non-Independent)
Stakeholders Relationship Committee
  • DirectorNature of Directorship
  • Mr. Saurabh Ray, ChairmanNon-Executive Director (Non-Independent)
  • Dr. Lakshmi NadkarniNon-Executive Director (Independent)
  • Mr. P.J. NathManaging Director & CEO
Risk Management Committee
  • DirectorNature of Directorship
  • Mr. Ajay Kumar Pandey, ChairmanNon-Executive Director (Independent)
  • Mr. Saurabh RayNon-Executive Director (Non-Independent)
  • Mr. P.J. NathManaging Director & CEO