Our Management

Mr. B K Jhawar

Mr. B K Jhawar is the founder of Usha Breco Limited. Mr. B.K Jhawar, Chairman Emeritus, is a commerce graduate and the founder of the Usha Martin Group. He has founded and spearheaded several successful industrial enterprises of the Group in India and abroad. Mr. Jhawar was on the Board of Trustees of UTI as a nominee of IDBI for eight years and was on the Board of ICICI for about six years. Mr. Jhawar is actively involved in social development activities and has promoted a highly successful NGO, ‘Krishi Gram Vikas Kendra’ and Agriculture and Rural Development Centre for the economic and social upliftment of tribals in the State of Jharkhand and he is its President.

Mr Prashant Jhawar, Chairman

Mr. Prashant Jhawar is a second generation entrepreneur who joined Usha Martin – the family managed business – as a trainee in 1982. Serving in increasingly progressive capacities in the organization, he has handled complex responsibilities over the years. Prashant was instrumental in listing Usha Martin on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange in 1994. In the same year, he established Usha Martin Telekom, a GSM cellular network provider, in partnership with Telekom Malaysia and other international investors, from which he successfully exited by trade sale to Hutchison Whampoa.

Mr. Apurv Jhawar

Mr. Apurv Jhawar is the current Managing Director of Usha Breco Limited. Prior to that, Mr. Apurv Jhawar was Whole Time Director and was designated Executive Director of Usha Breco Limited.

Apurv Jhawar is a strong charismatic leader who is currently involved in Angel Investing and working with entrepreneurs and start-ups to position them for future growth. He is a scion of the well-known Jhawar Business Family who have extensive interests across Steel, Media, Real estate, Education and Technology and as a result Apurv has trained in a variety of businesses across the Usha Martin Group. Amongst a number of substantial achievements, he helped in improve the procurement process & cost savings at Usha Martin by renegotiating contracts with suppliers, inventory optimisation and establishing focus on higher margin products. Apurv has very strong communication skills and have unique ability to build consensus. He has previously worked at Accenture India.

Apurv has a management degree specialising in Entrepreneurship and Economics from Babson College in the United States and he has also studied in London. Apurv has been involved with TIE (the Indus Entrepreneurs) since 2010. Having lived, studied and worked across the UK, US and India, Apurv has established a significant network of business relationships across the world and brings both an India and global perspective to growing businesses.

Mr. Arun Seth

Mr. Arun Seth has been the Chairman of India Operations at Alcatel-Lucent, S.A. since July 2011. Mr Seth served as the Chief Executive Officer of British Telecom in India with responsibilities in the SAARC region. He served as a Senior Vice-President in the UB Group in their Corporate Management division in Bangalore and Delhi. He headed the commercial operations of Unitel Communications, the Telecom arm of the UB Group for five years. He has previously worked with HCL and United Breweries. He worked for BT Group in a variety of positions for over 14 years, having set up the BT India office in 1995 as the First Country Manager. He frame-worked the JVs with Bharti in mobiles, VSATs and internet. With over 30 years of commercial and technical expertise in the IT and Telecom Industry in India, he is a regular speaker at seminars for Telecom and IT.

He is currently on the board of Jubilant Foodworks (Dominos), Cadista Pharmaceuticals (in the USA) and Centum Learning, (a Bharti Group Co.), Balmer Lawrie (a PSU). He is also on the Advisory board of TERI and TERI University and co-chairs the Business Council for Sustainable Development for TERI.

An alumnus of IIT Kanpur and IIM Calcutta – he has worked in senior commercial positions in the UB Group, HCL etc.

Mr Arvind Swarup Mathur

Mr. Arvind Swarup Mathur is an accomplished senior consulting executive and business leader with more than 47 years of industrial and management experience. He is a strong Engineering & Project Management professional.

Mr. S. K. Barasia

Mr. S. K. Barasia is a Fellow Member of The Institute of Cost and Work Accountants of India. He has over 50 years of experience in Accounts, Finance and Administration. He is on the Board of Directors of several companies and presently serving as the Whole-time Director of Usha Martin Ventures Limited.

Mr. Barasia started his career in the year 1955. He had worked with HINDALCO from 1962 to 1974 as an Accounts Executive. Later, he joined Usha Martin Group in the year 1974 and is still associated with the same group in various capacities and in different companies, the last of which being Prashant Investments Limited wherein he was the Managing Director. Then he retired and rejoined as Whole-time Director in Usha Martin Ventures Ltd in the year 2007.

Ms. Anupriya Jhawar

Ms. Anupriya Jhawar has completed Post Graduation in Development Management from London School of Economic Science and Political Science, United Kingdom in 2011 after completion of B.Sc. (Hons) in management in 2010 from Warwick, United Kingdom. Ms. Anupriya Jhawar has experience of working in various industries in career ranging from hotel, education to NGOs in various positions, start-ups etc…

Mr. Ravindra Kumar Goenka

Mr. Ravindra Kumar Goenka is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with vast experience in all spheres of industries