Nikhil GuptaManaging Director
A Chartered Accountant by profession, with over 37 years of experience in consulting, finance and leadership roles in both MNCs and Indian conglomerates. He has also been formerly associated with Price Waterhouse Coopers, Novartis India, Raychem RPG and RPG Cables. Holds Economics (Hons) from Delhi University and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (Merit List)
Shikhar AggarwalJoint Managing Director
A young and dynamic leader, Commerce graduate from Delhi University, he has a keen vision to drive BLS International to the top. He actively manages all international operations and is also instrumental in business development for new international projects.
Karan AggarwalExecutive Director
A graduate in Finance & Management from University of Bradford, UK, and has completed the specialisation course in Finance from Harvard University. He has a decade-long experience across diversified fields and has also been involved in leading multiple organisations, such as, BLS Polymers, BLS Ecotech and BLS International. He is instrumental in setting up new subsidiaries and all their finances.
Sanjay BawejaChief of Strategy and M&A
He brings along with him wealth of 32 years of rich experience. Having served as CFO of various blue-chip companies in the country such as Xerox, Bharti Airtel, Emaar MGF, Tata Communications Ltd., Flipkart & Suzlon Group, he has attained a prestigious industry presence. In his last assignment, he worked as Group President with the Bhartiya Group to lead their M&A and transformation effort.
Charu KhoslaChief Operating Officer - Strategic Markets, Governments and Institutions
Has experience of 16 years in business development and has been associated with BLS International for more than a decade. She brings tremendous experience in the field of consular services support and has strong relations with key diplomatic personnel across various countries.
Jitendra SahuChief Operating Officer - Visa & Consular Business
Has over 15 years of experience in managing global projects and significantly increasing revenues from global businesses. He is a member of the core management team at BLS International and has rich professional experience in the hospitality and consular services domains.
Amit SudhakarChief Financial Officer
Mr Amit Sudhakar is a Chartered Accountant by profession with versatile experience in various areas of accounting and finance in Manufacturing & Service industry. Amit carries with him a wealth of experience of more than 25 years in Business Planning, Management, Management Information Systems (MIS), Auditing and Finance.
Before joining BLS International Services Ltd, Amit served as Chief Financial Officer in Kisan Mouldings Limited (KML), as a key member of the Management team and was responsible for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, legal, deal analysis and negotiations investor relationships partnership compliance and private and institutional financing. Before KML, Amit was the CFO for EMCO Ltd, Saffron Art and RPG cables Limited.
Mr Amit Sudhakar also holds a degree in B.Com (Hops) in Finance from Delhi University in addition to being a qualified Chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Gautam AggarwalCHRO, (Chief Human Resource Officer)
A conscientious and organized HR professional with 17+ years of rich contribution in the realm of creating an impacting blend of HR & Business to cause effective Business HR Partnering. His major stints were with DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals (A Dutch-Chinese JV) as Director HR & OD – AMEA and Wrigley’s (US MNC) as Head - Business HR while his total experience pans industry sectors like Pharma, FMCG / Retail, Telecom (Services & Infrastructure) and Manufacturing.He brings strong experience in Strategic HR and HR Operations, driving change and growth.
Venku MurthiChief of Strategic Alliances
She is a well-known name in the visa industry and has acquired an immensely strong reputation with her 25 years of experience with names like Carlson Wagonlit, BTI SITA, VFS, IVS Global and recently with CKGS. She has served senior roles in these Organizations and was CEO of IVS and lately CKGS. Her known strengths are People engagement, Business expansion and Profitability management and she is passionate for quality and service delivery to customers.
Kulwant Singh ThiaraGlobal Head – E Visa Business
A dynamic professional with over 20 years of hospitality experience in progressive leadership roles in the UAE and India. His expertise lies in Business Development, Sales and Marketing, Revenue and Yield Management, Client Relationships, Contracting and Bidding. He was running his own venture since 1997 under the name of Lama Hospitality Group based in Dubai and has won many awards and accolades during his career journey. Lately, he was providing consultancy to corporates in Canada and US in the same domain.
Rajinder SharmaGroup General Counsel
A renowned In-House General Counsel listed in 100 Legal Luminaries of India and also listed 2nd in the top GC Power List of India (2017), he has rich experience & exposure of 36+ years in the Manufacturing & Services sectors. He has worked with the best of the Indian Conglomerates and MNCs in South Asia & India, like Tata Steel, Escorts, Reliance, Bharti, Coca-Cola, JSW Group, DuPont, Samsung and Flipkart as their General Counsel and Member of their Board of Directors. He will be leading the Legal department of the company to strengthen our legal and compliance framework.
Sanjay SinghDirector-Corporate Affairs
He brings along a wealth of rich experience having worked with prestigious brands such as; Tata Sons and other group companies of the Tatas. His total tenure of 40 years with Tatas in different roles has given him a prestigious industry presence. An alumni of Hindu College, he joined Tata Steel as a Management Trainee in 1978 and got promoted to Director Corporate Communications by 1995, a position he held till August 2002. He retired from Tata Sons in 2018 as the Principle Resident Representative.
Varindra SewakDirector – Financial Services
With more than 40 years of industry experience, he brings with him expertise in developing entry strategy, growing existing operations & turning around businesses. His last assignment was at Nestle' Purina PetCare India Pvt. Ltd. (PPI) as MD. In his 26 years with Nestle, he held many “Profit Centre Head” positions dealing with cross category portfolio such as – PetCare, Chocolate and Confectionary, Coffee and beverages etc. He had earlier worked in Unilever, Gillette, Blue start, & India-Today group.
Vicky JainVice President – Global Call Centre Operations
Vicky Jain carries more than 22 years of experience and has worked in companies like Convergys, Serco and Spice. He is a certified continuous improvement green belt and has expertise in the field of contact center operations, client relations, service delivery and business process optimization. He is currently leading the global contact center operations and manages related third-party vendor relationships and play a major role in customer experience. An accomplished leader/motivator and customer care expert, responsible for all consumer interfacing activities, including the development and implementation of customer care/retention and sales programs, training and quality assurance. Through scripting, agent development and training, his team efforts work to profitably increase revenue to the organization while adding value to the consumer with World Class Service.