Sri Ray, a hotelier and a politician started his journey simultaneously during early 80’s, though, hotel has always been his passion. He is a law graduate and has completed his Master in Business Administration. Sri Ray is the founder and Chairman of Mayfair Group of Hotels, a leading hospitality group in Eastern India. In his journey of 35 years in hotel industry, he has brought up Twelve premium properties in various locations of India. He was elected as MLA in 1985. He was an M.L.A. for 10 years from the Rourkela Constituency and also a Cabinet Minister of Industries, Government of Odisha for 5 years during 1990-95. He was also an Union Minister for a period of 4 years holding independent portfolio of Food Processing, Coal and Steel.
Smt. Ray is the Managing Director of the Company. She is actively involved in the working of MAYFAIR Group, contributing to the overall growth of the Group. With her pro-active leadership the Company is approaching towards a new level of success. She is the wife of Mr Dilip Ray, the Chairman of the Company.
Smt. Ray, a Graduate in Architecture is associated with the company since last decade. She counsels and looks after the Cost Control, complimentary, interior decoration, furnishing and F&B activities of the Company and is actively involved with the Group. She is the daughter in law of Mr Dilip Ray, Chairman of the Company.
Sri Sanjna Ray, a hotelier and Whole-time Director of MAYFAIR Hotels and Resorts (Sikkim) Private Limited is the daughter of Sri Dilip Ray, Chairman of MAYFAIR Hotels and Resorts Limited. She has done Post Graduate in Hotel Management from Switzerland. She is associated with hospitality industry since last one decade’s and also counsels and actively involved in various management decision making process of the Company and operations of the best luxury resort having live on shore Gaming Casino -MAYFAIR SPA RESORT & CASINO, GANGTOK.
Mr. Patnaik completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from REC, Rourkela (currently NIT Rourkela). As an entrepreneur, Mr. Patnaik has had a career spanning over 40 years during which he has set-up and successfully run various enterprises across the horizon of business activities and has built up a business empire.
Mr. Mrutyunjay Mahapatra, an Independent Director on the Board of the Company, is a professional with over 3 decades (~38 Years) of rich experience in senior leadership positions in General Management and diverse areas of IT, Innovation, Strategy, Decision support Systems, Corporate Banking, International Banking, syndications, Private Equity, Investments, Credit appraisal and Administration, Retail banking and Branch Management, Forex Operations, Client Relationship Management and Personnel Management in the Banking Sector.
He is the Former CEO of Syndicate Bank and worked in the boards of Canara Bank, C-edge (An IT company which is a JV of TCS), NPCI (National Payment Corporation of India), DSCI, SBI California, SBI Canada. Also he worked in the board of IIFCL UK (An overseas infra funding company) as GOI nominee. He was also in the Customer Advisory boards of CISCO, HP, Red hat-Linux, Infosys-Finacle. He worked as Chairman of the Fintech group of AIMFAI (All India Mobile and Fintech Association of India) and Chairman of Indian Bank’s CIO council of IDRBT.
A 1977-batch IRS, Mr Pradhan is the first Odia officer from the Allied Services to be selected and posted as Additional Secretary. A JNU alumni, he has MA, MPhil, LLB and MBA degrees from various reputed universities. He has been a member to several high-level Indian delegations. He has contributed significantly to the Public Enterprises Reform in Odisha. He served as Vice Chairman of Additional Bench -I, Income Tax Settlement Commission. Presently he is also a Director in the Board of various reputed companies like Central Depository Services (India) Limited, Petronet LNG Ltd., etc.
Mr. R. L. Gaggar, the Independent Director on the Board of the Company, is a front ranking and eminent solicitor. He is on the Board of many Blue-Chip Companies. Today, he ranks among the foremost legal brains in the country and his expertise and pre-eminence has been of considerable support to the Company.
Shri Ashok Kumar Bal belongs to the 1983 batch of Indian Revenue Service (IRS) and held various leadership positions in Government, Public Sector and Corporates. He combines diverse experience across broad spectrum of activities and sectors. Mr. Bal holds Master’s Degree in Economics from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University. He did MBA from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon. He also holds a Law degree from University of Mumbai. After taking VRS from IRS, he joined as President, Chairman’s Office, Reliance Industries Ltd., Mumbai and thereafter, as the Chief Executive Officer-India Mining Operations, Essel Mining & Industries Ltd., a flagship company of the US$ 42 billion Aditya Birla Group. He is presently the Managing Director of Brahmani River Pellets Limited, one of the largest Pellet manufacturers of India since August 25, 2021.
A Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, brings with him an experience of over 21 years including 15 years in the Hotel Industry and is associated with the Company since 2007. He provides meticulous planning on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost–benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding, giving a financial direction to MAYFAIR Group companies and also looks into HR and Administration. He directly reports to the Chairman and Managing Director of the Company. He earlier worked in the capacity of a Partner in a reputed Chartered Accountants firm in Odisha.
CS. Sujata Sarkar is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. She brings with her overall experience of 10 years in the core secretarial functions. Besides her secretarial duties, she provides input in drafting of various documents and policies along with other legal and intellectual property matters. She is associated with the Company since 2014.
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