Mr. J.C. Sharma has a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce (Hons.) from Xavier College, Calcutta. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with over 25 years of experience in diverse industries such as automobiles, textiles, steel and real estate in the areas of finance and management. He has previously served as General Manager, Auto Distributors Limited; General Manager - Finance, Bhoruka Steels Limited; and General Manager- Commerce and Finance, Grasim Industries Limited. He has been associated with SOBHA since June 2001 and is entrusted with the responsibility of managing the overall affairs of the company, especially finances, land acquisition and legal functions. Mr. Sharma has been instrumental in spearheading the growth mantle of SOBHA.
Lalit has a 25 years’ of comprehensive experience across Construction, IT Services and Oil & Gas industry. He has previously served as CEO, Paradigm Pioneer Group, UAE (2013-2016). The Group was involved in niche Construction activities (primarily in Oil & Gas and in Energy Sectors), Environmental Consultancy, Finance & Advisory Services, etc. Previous to that, he was the VP & CFO of Fujitsu Consulting India Ltd. (2002-2013), where he had a lot of involvement in setting up Offshore Development facilities and then growing them. He started his career with Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. and handled numerous Engineering positions (1993-2002).
Lalit graduated in Civil Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Nagpur in 1993. Over the years, he acquired his Diploma in Business Management and then did professional courses in Cyber Law & Corporate Law. Lalit is an Alumni of Fujitsu’s coveted ‘Global Organization Leadership Development (GOLD) Program 2011’ an international 8 month Top Leadership Program spread over multiple continents.
Ravi PNC Menon
Mr. Ravi P.N.C. Menon has been the Chairman of SOBHA since June 2012. A graduate in Civil Engineering from Purdue University, USA, he joined the Company in 2004. Over the past decade, he has handled and mastered the areas of Project Execution, Quality, Technology, Process & IT, Customer Relationship Management, Design & Engineering and many other facets of the business. He has contributed significantly to product delivery, increasing it from 6 million square feet in the financial year 2004-05 to over 70.54 million square feet in cumulative up to the fiscal 2014-15. He continues to drive the organisation towards a leadership position in the real estate and construction business. Recently, he was awarded the 'Young Entrepreneur of the Year' by Construction Week and the 'EY Entrepreneur of the Year' award in the Real Estate, Energy and Infrastructure segment, making him one of the youngest recipients of this prestigious award.