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Paritosh Agarwal

Managing Director

Paritosh Agarwal is the Managing Director at Suryalakshmi Cotton. With three state-of-the-art manufacturing plants, robust global and domestic sales and marketing set up, Mr. Agarwal leads a workforce of over 5,000 people. Under his leadership, Suryalakshmi Cotton has become a leader in the premium yarn category and diversified into denim manufacturing and garmenting to cover the entire textile value chain. The company has strengthened its exports by venturing into new geographies, supplying fabrics to over 29 countries across the globe.

After graduating from the University of Nagpur in 1994, Mr. Agarwal joined Suryalakshmi Cotton as a Management Trainee to learn the ropes of the textile industry. Under the guidance and mentorship of the Chairman and founder of the company Mr. L. N. Agarwal, Mr. Agarwal handled various functions of the company including international marketing, domestic sales, production and engineering. With a keen eye on operational efficiency, his strategic insights led the company to set up a coal-based captive power plant in 2012-13 that helped reduce the cost of power and dependence on energy from external sources.

Over the past decade, Mr. Agarwal along with his professional team have worked relentlessly to position Suryalakshmi Cotton as a premium and niche yarn and denim manufacturer for the world’s leading fashion brands. He has travelled extensively to experience front-end design and fashion and customer trends in Europe, Asia and America and understand backend manufacturing best practices.

 

H. L. Ralhan

Director & Chief Executive (Denim Division)

H. L. Ralhan is the Chief Executive of Suryalakshmi Cotton’s Denim Division. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the company. In his capacity as the Chief Executive of the Denim Division, Mr. Ralhan leads all facets of the segment. A strategic leader with proven prowess in building profitable businesses, he has vast experience in the textile manufacturing industry. He is responsible for key investment decisions spanning technology, human resources, research and acquisitions for Suryalakshmi Cotton’s denim division. He was the driving force behind the commencement of denim fabric manufacturing at the organization. It was under his leadership that the company established a reputation of adhering to the highest standards of quality in denim manufacturing and offering a vast range of product ranges to its clients.

 

Mr. Ralhan joined Suryalakshmi Cotton in 1995. He brings with him extensive experience in the textile manufacturing industry, spanning over four decades. Before joining the organization, he was associated with leading Indian and global textile manufacturing brands, including a 17-year stint with Aditya Birla Group in various leadership positions. He has also worked with Modern Denim and established two prestigious denim manufacturing projects in the country.

Mr. Ralhan has completed his graduation in Textile Technology from MS University, Baroda.

 

R. L. Narayana

President (Amangallu - Division)

R. L. Narayana is the Vice President at Suryalakshmi Cotton. He heads the operations of the company’s yarn division at Amanagallu in Telangana and is responsible for developing the business strategy in line with the evolving needs of the industry. His technological acumen in spinning along with a deep understanding of the regional nuances and global best-practices give the company a competitive edge. His client-centric approach and ability to forge and maintain excellent relations with customers has earned Suryalakshmi Cotton a formidable reputation among clients.

 

Mr. Narayana joined Suryalakshmi Cotton in 1993, bringing with him over 13 years of industry experience. He was earlier associated with various leading textile mills including Sarvaraya Textiles, Dawanagere Textiles, Kothari Mills and Vijaya SPG Mills. With a cumulative experience of over 35 years in the cotton spinning industry, Mr. Narayana brings unparalleled expertise to the organization.

He has completed a diploma in Textiles Technology from MBTS (Maddineni Bala Triura Sundari Government Polytechnic), Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.

 

Haragopal

Vice President – Garment Division

Haragopal is the Vice President of Suryalakshmi Cotton’s Garment Division and responsible for augmentation and improvisation. His keen understanding of the dynamics of the sector has led the evolution of the business segment at Suryalakshmi Cotton in all directions including technological intervention, implementation of global best practices, operational process efficiencies, profitability and productivity.

 

Mr. Haragopal has over 17 years’ experience in manufacturing, a major portion of which has been in textiles. He joined the team in 2007 as General Manager – Garment Division in the erstwhile Suryakiran International, which was subsequently merged with Suryalakshmi Cotton, and was responsible for the execution of various processes including sourcing, sales, product development, compliance and planning. Before this, he was associated with leading garment manufacturers including Sailakshmi Industries, MV Cotspin Ltd. in leadership roles.

Mr. Haragopal holds a post-graduate degree in financial management from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prashanti Nilayam.

 

E.V.S.V. Sarma

Company Secretary

E.V.S.V. Sarma is the Company Secretary at Suryalakshmi Cotton. He ensures the company is compliant with all regulatory requirements and adheres to gold standards of corporate governance. He plays an important role in enabling the organization to abide with its ethos of integrity, transparency and fairness. Besides his primary responsibility of regulatory compliance, Mr. Sarma lends his expertise to strategic decision-making at the organization. He contributes his expertise in developing various functions of risk management, business development and expansion projects, management of employee benefit schemes, etc.

 

Mr. Sarma has been with Suryalakshmi Cotton since 1995. He brings 30 years of unequalled experience in company secretarial and other related matters. Before joining Suryalakshmi Cotton, he was associated with leading organizations like Raymonds, Merind Ltd.

Mr. Sarma is a science graduate from the University of Madras and has completed his post-graduation in Law from the University of Gujarat. He is an associated member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Kolkata and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi chapter since 1978.

 

P. S. Subramanyam

President (Finance)

P.S. Subramanyam is Vice President (Finance) at Suryalakshmi Cotton. He lends his financial acumen and business expertise towards the overall development of the organization. As the head of finance, he is responsible for activities pertaining to capital structuring, business review functions and strategic and corporate financing. An important aspect of his responsibilities entails raising funds for the company. Further, he plays a critical role in business operations, mergers & acquisitions, capex and new project investments.

 

Mr. Subramanyam has been with Suryalakshmi Cotton since 1992 and has over 25 years of experience in finance and accounts. Before joining Suryalakshmi Cotton, he worked with Andhra Cements Ltd. earlier, he was a practising chartered accountant.

An associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), he completed his graduation in science from the Andhra Loyola College in Vijayawada.

 

 

Suryalakshmi Cotton Mills Limited,
Surya Towers, 6th floor,
105 Sardar Patel Road,
Secunderabad - 500 003,
Telangana, India.
Tel No: +91 40 27819856/7
Fax: +91 40 27819854
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