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Board of Directors

Mr. T. K Jose IAS, Chairman

He is presently Additional Chief Secretary (Industries & Local Self Government Department), Government of Kerala.  His role as Executive Director of the much known ‘Kudumbasree’ mission was significant in contributing to women empowerment in the State of Kerala.  He was earlier in Central Government deputation,acting as Chairman of the Coconut Development Board (CDB)

Mr. Sajiv K. Menon, Managing Director

A B.Tech in Chemical Engineering, PGDM (Fin.&Mktg), from IIM,  Bangalore, and a Fullbright Scholar at Carnegie Mellon University, USA, Mr. Sajiv K. Menon had a long tenure of more than 32 years’ experience in various capacities in Engineering and Chemical Industries before taking charge  as Managing Director of NGIL on 01.04.2014.

Dr. Shinya Takahashi, Director

Dr. Shinya Takahashi is Bachelor of General Education & Phd from Chiba University- Graduate School of Advanced Integration  Science. He had long tenure as General manager (QA), Nitta Gelatin Inc, Japan.

Dr. M. Beena IAS

Dr. Beena has varied experience working at the helm of various Govt. Depts and agencies.  She is presently the Managing Director of Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation Ltd (KSIDC).

Mr. Koiichi Ogata

Mr. Koiichi Ogata is  President, NGI, Japan, having earlier held senior positions in the Industry

Mr. Raymond Merz

Mr. Raymond Merz is the Director  and Executive Officer  of the international Division of Nitta Gelatin Inc. He acts as Alternate Director to Dr. Koiichi Ogata.

Mr. A. K.Nair

A B.E and MBA,Mr. A.K. Nair has more than 46 years’ experience in senior managerial positions in various industries, including as Managing Director of Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation Limited following which he was also the Managing Director of NGIL (erstwhile KCPL) for  two terms of 5 years each. He is now an Independent Director of the Company after his statutory cooling period during which he continued as a non-Executive Director of the Company.

Dr. Naotoshi Umeno

A Japanese national, and an MBA from Kobe University, Japan, holding a Phd in business management, Dr.Naotoshi Umeno has a career spanning 27 years as an academician in business studies presently working as Professor at Hyogo University of Commerce.

Mr. K. L. Kumar

A Mechanical Engineer, Mr. K L Kumar had a long stint in corporate sector comprising 15 years in engineering consultancy services besides 22 years with Kochi RefineriesLimited(KRL), of which 12 years was as its Chairman and MD. He is now an Independent Director of the Company.

Mrs. RadhaUnni

Mrs. RadhaUnni  M.A, B.Ed, CAIIB, is a Banker by profession, with  36 years’ experience in State Bank of India, where she retired as Chief General Manager in charge of Kerala Circle.She is an Independent Director of the Company, also acting as Chairperson of the Audit Committee.


Dr. K Cherian Varghese

Dr. K Cherian Varghese a very Senior banker,  he was General Manager in Indian Bank, and served as Chairman & CEO of South Indian Bank Ltd during the period 1991-1996. He was  an Executive Director of Central Bank of India, before holding the post as CMD of two leading Public Sector Banks namely Corporation Bank  and Union Bank of India .  He also served as member and Chairman of the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction of Govt. of India.