The Group Management Committee is the core leadership team that that provides strategic direction to the SIS Group. They bring to bear decades of experience across various industries and deep functional knowledge and relationships to to formulate strategies and policies for optimizing value for its stakeholders.
Rituraj is an alumnus of the Doon School and Leeds University Business School, UK. He joined SIS Group in 2002 after a brief stint in the Banking sector in UK. Over the years, he has built a reputation for himself in the global security and business support services industry by forging partnerships with global market leaders and orchestrating game changing acquisitions. Rituraj is active on various industry forums and champions the cause of the private security industry, he is currently the Co Chair, FICCI Private Security Sector Committee ; President, Cash Logistics Association ; Member of the Board of Directors at Security Ligue International, Geneva ; Member, Central Advisory Board, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India.
An engineering graduate and MBA with wide ranging experience of working in Indian and Multinational companies in Steel, Chemical, Power and other manufacturing & Process industries besides long experience in Design and Consultancy services before joining SIS Group in 2002. He has held senior management positions in organizations like SAIL, MECON, Jindal Vijaynagar Steel (now JSW) and Praxair before joining SIS Group Enterprise.
Arvind has been a part of the Company’s top management since 1985. Among various initiatives,he has been instrumental in pioneering the cost plus method of pricing as well as payroll processing using in house software, some of the firsts in the Indian security industry. He has also designed and implemented the ERP system for SIS India.
Mr. Desai holds a degree in commerce from the University of Calcutta and is a chartered accountant. His last position was as Vice President - Finance & Controller at Air Deccan, India’s largest and first low-cost airline, where he was responsible for the accounting, taxation, treasury and MIS functions and large value procurement and key vendor relationships. He has earlier worked with Shaw Wallace, the A.V.Birla Group and Praxair. He is also a qualified internal auditor in ISO 9000 quality management systems.
Prior to joining SIS, Dhiraj successfully established and led several startup businesses in the infrastructure and services sectors. After completing his Mechanical Engineering from IIT Mumbai and MBA & MIM from Tulane and Thunderbird respectively in USA, he worked with companies like Eicher, Laitram, Tata Steel and Bechtel. He then headed BD for Bovis Lend Lease and was the Country Head for Laing O’Rourke, before he founded vKarma Capital (a PE fund of DLF), and became Senior Advisor with McKinsey and Simplex Infrastructures.
Mike has been involved in the security industry for over 20 years. Prior to joining MSS Security, Mike was the General Manager, Contracted Security Services Unit at Qantas. As a major user of security services, this role gave Mike an in-depth understanding of the security function from a client's perspective. Mike also has a wealth of knowledge and experience in security electronic wholesaling, safe manufacturing and distribution, alarm monitoring and electronic solutions. Mike's unique experience has given him unparalleled insight into all aspects of the security industry.
Brajesh, a qualified CA worked as Proprietor/Partner of M/s P.B.& Co, Chartered Accountants and Partner of M/s S.K.Nayak & Co with 10 years of experience in Audit, Accounting, Taxation and Company Law Matters. Presently heading over 250 members team handling various Finance & Accounts functions of SIS, has been part of core member team in ERP implementation, Private Equity Transactions and IPO Process of SIS. Got award of ``Outstanding Individual Contribution`` for SIS Group for 2011-12.
Tapash, a mechanical engineer from B. E. College, Shibpur joined SIS in 2013 and oversees the security business in India. Tapash was previously a part of G4S as the CEO heading the manned guarding and electronic security businesses. He brings rich experience and knowledge in developing manned guarding operations and is a key contributor towards the sustainable growth of SIS year on year.
Vamshidhar has over 17 years of experience in the fields of M&A, Strategy, Corporate Development and FP&A. Previously, he was the Global Head of M&A at Swiss engineering major Oerlikon Drive Systems. At Yahoo!, he spearheaded some landmark acquisitions and investments as a part of the Emerging Markets M&A team. Vamshi was in investment banking for a few years at ICICI Securities and Allegro Capital Advisors.