About Keva

Organisational Structure

Organizational Structure

Executive Leadership Committee

Keva is spearheaded by a team of committed individuals who are known to be achievers in their chosen fields. They are renowned for having set benchmarks through their exemplary skills and knowledge. Under their leadership, Keva continues to achieve newer heights and explore unchartered horizons.


Meet our Executive Leadership Committee:

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Kedar Vaze
Group Chief Executive Officer

A third-generation founder-family member, Kedar Vaze, has been associated with Keva since October 1996. Prior to taking on the role of Group Chief Executive Officer in October 2014, Kedar had worked within the group in the capacity of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Group Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO he managed all the three businesses – Fragrance, Flavours & Aroma Ingredients.

A proficient perfumer himself, Kedar has several Fragrance & Flavours patents to his name. Kedar holds a master’s degree in Chemistry (M.Sc.), from IIT Bombay and has completed the Global Managers Program at Stanford University, USA.

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Medha Tawde Bhagat
Executive Vice President - Fragrance Asia Corporate & Global Accounts
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Luc Malfait
Vice President, Fragrances, Europe
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Burkhard Juergens
Senior Vice President Fragrances - South East Asia
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Dr Avani Mainkar
Chief Scientific Officer
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Anurag Yadava
Chief Executive Officer - Flavours
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Rohit Saraogi
Executive Vice President, Group Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary
Organizational Structure

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors at Keva comprises distinguished individuals, who bring with them, years of illustrious experience and unparalleled knowledge. Coupled with Keva’s extraordinary vision and mission, the Board of Directors enable the company to create a mark for itself in the field of fragrances, flavours and aroma ingredients.
 
Meet our Board of Directors:
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Ramesh Vinayak Vaze
Non-Executive Director & Chairman of the Board
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Prabha Vaze
Non-Executive Director
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Kedar Vaze
Group Chief Executive Officer & Wholetime Director
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Dalip Sehgal
Independent Director
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Neela Bhattacherjee
Independent Director
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Sangeeta Kapiljit Singh
Independent Director
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Shrikant Oka
Independent Director
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Mark Elliott
Independent Director
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Deepak Raj Bindra
Independent Director
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Vasant Gujarathi
Independent Director
Organizational Structure

Board of Committees

This distinguished group of individuals meets regularly to preside over Keva’s key committees, which include, Audit, Risk Management, Nomination and Remuneration, Stakeholders’ Relationship and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Meet our Board of Committees:

Audit

Vasant Gujarathi
Chairman
Kedar Vaze
Member
Sangeeta Singh
Member
Dalip Sehgal
Member
Shrikant Oka
Member

Risk Management

Shrikant Oka
Chairman
Kedar Vaze
Member
Vasant Gujarathi
Member
Rohit Saraogi
Member
Amit Gulati
Member

Nomination & Remuneration

Sangeeta Singh
Chairperson
Neela Bhattacherjee
Member
Deepak Raj Bindra
Member

Corporate Social Responsibility

Ramesh Vaze
Chairman
Prabha Vaze
Member
Shrikant Oka
Member

Stakeholders’ Relationship

Dalip Sehgal
Chairman
Shrikant Oka
Member
Deepak Raj Bindra
Member

Kedar Vaze

Group Chief Executive Officer

A third-generation founder-family member, Kedar Vaze, has been associated with Keva since October 1996. Prior to taking on the role of Group Chief Executive Officer in October 2014, Kedar had worked within the group in the capacity of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Group Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO he managed all the three businesses – Fragrance, Flavours & Aroma Ingredients.

A proficient perfumer himself, Kedar has several Fragrance & Flavours patents to his name. Kedar holds a master’s degree in Chemistry (M.Sc.), from IIT Bombay and has completed the Global Managers Program at Stanford University, USA.