CMD, SM Group

Sarat Kr. Jain

Sarat Kumar Jain has been instrumental in enabling SM Group to emerge as one of the best-managed business houses in India’s Northeast through a strong focus on corporate governance, human capital development and process-oriented management. He is a renowned businessman having served as the Chairman of Federation of Industries & Commerce of Northeast Region (FINER) for five successful years. Apart from taking a keen interest in FINER, he serves on the board of International Hospital.

 

Group Vice-Chairman

Sushil Kr. Jain

Sushil Kumar Jain is a pioneer in the roofing sheets business and has identified early business opportunities that aided the Group’s growth and diversification. He believes in operational excellence and is also passionate about giving back to the society, through his involvement in various healthcare initiatives.

 

Group CEO

Vikas Agarwal

Vikas Agarwal has been instrumental in developing synergies between various Group entities to maximize integration benefits in developing the organisational capability, implementing corporate governance standards, harnessing IT for workflow efficiency and evolving SM Group into an important corporate brand of Eastern India. . After completing his stint as an enterprise systems consultant with Accenture at their Delaware (US) office, Vikas has been involved with his family business as the Group CEO since 2004 where he has led successful diversification into Real Estate, EPC, Infrastructure and Hospitality as the Managing Director. He holds an M.S. Degree in Informatiosn systems from De Montfort University, UK  & MDP from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.His areas of interest include Brand Development, Corporate Planning, HR, Information Systems and Organisational Design & Strategy. Vikas was voted by The Eclectic magazine as a Leading Young Entrepreneur of the region in 2014. He is also a member of the Young Presidents Organisation. 

 

Director

Manish Agarwal

Manish Agarwal garnered significant experience in project development with the successful establishment of SM Coke in 2000 and transforming the Company from a single unit into three units with over 60 coke ovens. He has also been instrumental in securing ISO 14001:2000 for all the units. He is also the force behind the Group’s foray into automobiles and has successfully secured and developed the Volkswagen vehicle dealership.

 

Director

Rajeev Agarwal

Armed with a Masters in Financial Management from Lancaster University, UK, Rajeev Agarwal has considerable knowledge in R&D and business development. He has worked towards developing and nurturing value-added businesses and has spearheaded the development of the road sciences division.

 

Director

Rishi Agarwal

Rishi Agarwal attended the Singapore Institute of Management for a degree in Business Administration from the University of New York at Buffalo. Having gained work experience with a Singapore-based chemicals transnational distributor, he joined SM Group in 2011. He currently looks after the steel distribution business.

 

Director

Saurabh Agarwal

Mr Agarwal is the youngest Director at the SM Group. He graduated with a degree in Business Management from Christ University, Bangalore, India, in 2013. In 2016 he received an MSc in Entrepreneurship Management from the Northumbria Business School, Newcastle, UK. He is a keen learner and is always ready for exploration. He relates to the people and the common man, that helps him to be humble. He believes "Optimism makes you feel good but being realistic gives you the truth, hence one should be balanced”.  He is currently managing the roofing division at SM Group under the brand name Dyna Roof.

Group VP, Human Capital

Suruchi Agarwal

An MBA by education, Suruchi Agarwal heads the HR function of the Group having undergone initial training in the distribution business. She is responsible for recruitment, training, manpower planning and retention, apart from all other strategic initiatives related to human capital.

 

President & CFO

Manoranjan Rath

Manoranjan Rath is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and has been associated with the Group for over two decades. He heads the Group’s financial functions comprising finance, asset management, banking, taxation and internal audit.