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About Us > Management

DIRECTOR - PROFILE

S. Ravi, Director
A Qualified Business Management Graduate from XLRI, Chartered Accountant and cost accountant, Mr. Ravi promoted the company and started Gypboard dealership operations, in 1988 ; he rose to become one of the largest dealers, of Gypboard by 1993; his untiring efforts, pleasing personality, efficient serving of architect and handling of labour with a degree of sternness is amazing ; at the same time rendering the respect due to every individual including workers

The Turn Over of the Company grew to 50 Crore+, in the year 2010 -11 ; Buildcraft is poised for much higher growth , in the coming years ; Mr. Ravi's capability lies not only in increasing the turnover year-on year but his superb quality of Building a Team , over the last two & a half decades , with very low rate of attrition, need to be mentioned

In its own inimitable style, Buildcraft has the pleasure of growing with the Principles we represent – from floor to ceiling to lighting to partitions to furniture – so on and so forth


Chitra Ravi, Director
A management graduate, Chitra has a great passion for education. Chitra deftly combines her skills in conceptualization, storyboarding and instructional design to deliver products and services which are dynamic and on par with any international curriculum standards. Chitra has widely traveled to the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and South East Asia and has participated in many international training programmes and conventions including the Project Zero conducted by the Harvard University exclusively for educators. She has also presented a programme on effective use of technology in K-12 curriculum for one of the biggest satellite channels in India.

S.Narayanaswami, Director
He is graduate from Anna Malai University, Chidambaram completed on 1968 with specialization in Civil (B.E.Civil). He is a Charted Engineer, he has done residential Building Projects and Factory Building Projects around 2,00,000 Sft. He is having 4 decades of continuous experience in the civil field.

V.Kumar , Director
Mr. Kumar, a Qualified B.Arch excelled as an architect in Chennai and grew to be a well renowned architect throughout the county. He moved on to Singapore to represent TL & MR in large parts of Asia.

MANAGEMENT – PROFILE

L.C.Venkatadhri – Executive Director
LCV is a qualified Post Graduate in Applied Geology from University of Roorkee.

Starting his career with FMCG products selling Eveready, he had a strong foundation on selling skills from the school of Union Carbide India Ltd., (Hyderabad & Chennai). Subsequently with 7 years stint in Snowcem Paints (Chennai & Madurai) , 7 years in Edifice Consultants Pvt. Ltd., (Chennai & Bangalore) , 5 Years in Tesco Trading & Contracts, Bangalore and finally 18months in Vitrulan Textile Glass as Country Head, he has a rich experience of 24 years in Marketing, Contracts and Distribution selling.

With a passion for selling products, excellent networking skills, trend setting man management skills, superb rapport with corporate, architects, PMCs etc., and passion in motivating the sales and technical team to excel in the service rendered, he leads the marketing team and new ventures in BCIL.

He handles sales and operations for Bangalore, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Kochi and new markets for the entire range of products under BCIL Umbrella. In addition he leads the marketing team of the various product range in BCIL.

His hobbies music, cricket, billiards and marathon running. His family comprises of Ms.Vaidehi, wife, Ms. Varsha, daughter and Mr. Shreyas, son.

E. Nagarajan, Head - Sales & Operations - Herman Miller products
A competent, focused and result oriented leader with over 12 years of experience in Project Management, Business Development, Account Management and Relationship building in the Indian as well as International Furniture Industry. An organized and reliable individual with exceptional relationship management skills with the innate ability to relate to people at any level of business. Significant experience in working with Indian and International customers, manufacturing and design teams for securing & executing concurrent projects.

Outstanding successes in executing various projects within the defined timelines as per the specific requirements of the client. Prudent and disciplined leader with excellent planning, analytical and team management skills.

S.Hariharan – Deputy General Manager – Contracts
A qualified Engineer having 18 years experience in executing, Planning and handling many milestone projects in Interiors. hari.s@buildcraft.co.in

Mr. Saravanan as Assistant General Manager - Contracts
A qualified Engineer having 14 years experience in executing, Planning and handling many milestone projects in Interiors.

Mr.Saravanan Srinivasan – Senior Vice President
BE – civil with 24 years experience in civil and interior field. Worked as a part of senior management team in Mahindra Holidays, Leighton India, Bumi Geo Engineering Ltd. Contributed in Metro Rail Projects, Hydro Power projects, Nokia and Motorola projects, American International School and Mahindra resorts. Project Management is the core competency. Presently taking care of project execution management for all contracts.

Mr.Venugopal Kannoth (Capt) – MRICS, ICPS - Advisor
Venugopal Kannoth (Capt) is a Corporate Real Estate, Facility Management & Security Specialist with more than 30 years’ experience with two leading global financial institutions i.e. Standard charted Bank & iNautix Technologies India Pvt Ltd which is a 100% subsidiary of BNY Mellon, with a presence in more than 50 countries in the Asia Pacific. Innovative, varied knowledge in corporate real estate, large-scale construction & fit-out projects, property management, including mergers, divestment and acquisition were Venu’s core areas of responsibility. He is confident and pragmatic, adept at increasing business and developing highly engaged global multilingual teams in cross geographic settings. As part of the senior management executive team, Venu was responsible for the organizations strategic development and managing the second largest cost base for the aforementioned organizations, after people cost. He played the role of one of the key contributors to business profitability and growth for both SCB & iNautix (BNY Mellon).

Mr.RAJASEKARAN . M K - GM-FINANCE
AICWA with 25 years experience in the field of Accounts & Finance. Starting his career with Indian Bank and handled different areas in Banking. 10 years experience in heading the costing department in Pharmaceutical and Textiles. 8 years experience in Finance and Accounts in SAIL Refractory Co Ltd.