Chairman & Managing Director – Macro Group of Companies
Founder & President – Maharashtra Industrial and Economic Development Association

Shri Chandrakant Salunkhe has commerce background with intensive experience in Business Management. He is the Founder and Chairman & Managing Director of Macro Group of Companies in 1991 at Mumbai. The group is involved in Manufacturing of Packaging Machinery, Equipment and Industrial products. The Group is also involved in Exports, Marketing, Distributorship and Franchising as well as importing Capital Goods, New Technology, Innovative and Industrial Products.

Mr. Salunkhe has been speaker at various international Conferences and Seminars namely, G-20 Conference on SME, SME Assembly by European Commission, SME and Industry Conference by Malaysian Government, Government of Turkey, CCPIT-China, UK, Canadian and USA Organisations and presented papers on SME Sector, Manufacturing, Finance, International Trade, Packaging Industry and Young Entrepreneurs / Start-ups.

Mr. Salunkhe has also initiated various Bi-lateral Trade Promotion Divisions for enhancing connectivity between Indian and overseas entrepreneurs and SMEs, investors, Government Agencies, Multinational companies and other industries from UK, USA, Europe, Canada, China, South Korea, Japan, Gulf Countries, Turkey and African Countries.

Mr. Salunkhe frequently travels to USA, Canada, UK, Israel, various European Countries, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Hong Kong, China, Turkey, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Singapore, Bahrain, UAE, South Africa, Oman, Mauritius, Qatar, Taiwan and Saudi Arabia for development of business, connectivity with heads of Organisations, Government Agencies and to address and attend various conferences as well as to participate in Exhibitions and Trade Fairs.

Mr. Salunkhe has represented various Government Committees, Study Groups, Sub-Committees and Panels to give inputs on Industry, Finance and SME Sector.


1) Governor’s Pre-Monetary Policy Review Committee of Reserve Bank of India

2) Industry and Task Force, Maharashtra, under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister

3) Member, RBI Empowered Committee for SMEs and State Level Inter-Institutional Committee (SLIC)

4) Member of National Advisory Board of MSME (2011-2013)

5) Director on the Board of Bharat Heavy Plates and Vessels Ltd. (2002 – 2004)

Founder, Supriya Lifescience Ltd.

Satish Wagh dared to dream and had the courage to follow his dreams. In 1987, that dream became a reality. Supriya Lifescience Ltd. was born. Visionary & dynamic, he never wavered in his determination and commitment to build the organisation into a world class enterprise.

Mr. Wagh is well qualified for success. He holds a degree in Chemistry and a Degree in Economics. Armed with the perfect blend of technical knowledge and business accumen, he began, slowly but surely, to build an edifice of excellence in the field of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients.

Clear vision and impeccable articulation earned this first generation entrepreneur and widely travelled technocrat, the admiration and esteem of his industry colleagues and peers. He was elected Chairman of CHEMECXIL, the Chemical Export Promotion Council, Ministry Of Commerce & Industry, Government Of India in 1994 when total exports were a mere USD 17 billion. Today, as he captains the ship in his 6th term (22 years), exports are currently valued at over USD 47 billion.

He is also Chairman of CETP (Lote Parshuram), the location of Supriya Lifescience’s first manufacturing unit.

Mr. Wagh is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including the prestigious National Award for "Best Entrepreneur" (2007).

His vast and varied experience of over three and a half decades in the Pharmaceutical Industry, has been a revelation in entrepreneurship and a success story etched in gilt edged letters.

He is an inspiration to several young entrepreneurs and motivates and shares his experience with young business school graduates as Guest Lecturer at several reputed academic institutions, including India’s finest … the IIMs.

Managing Director – Caprihans India Limited

Shri Robin Banerjee CEO and Managing Director of Caprihans India Limited, a subsidiary of Bilcare Ltd. Prior to this assignment, Shri Banerjee served as the Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Managing Director of Bilcare Ltd., Chief Financial Officer of Suzlon Energy Limited. He has a rich international experience across a diverse range of businesses. He has held senior leadership positions with responsibilities across global strategy, M&A, Finance, Treasury, amongst others across various industries like FMCG, Steel, Auto Components and Travel.

Managing Director – Ador Welding Ltd.

Shri Satish M. Bhat is a Bachelor of Engineering. He has done his post graduation in International Marketing & Finance from International management Institute (IMI) New Delhi. He was nominated on Indirect Taxation Committee of Association of India Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM), Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI).

He has worked in the following companies: M/s. Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) from 1984 to 2006. and M/s. Schuler India Pvt. Ltd. in October 2006 to 2008.

Chairman – Datamatics Global Services Ltd.
President – Indo American Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Lalit Kanodia Founder of Datamatics Limited and Founder CEO of TCS. He is a Ford Foundation Fellow, taught at Jamnalal Bajaj and MIT. At present he is the President of Indo American Chamber of Commerce and earlier served as Past President of the Management Consultants Association of India. He has also served on various Committees of the Government of India and the State of Maharashtra. Dr. Kanodia is currently on the Executive Board of MIT (Europe, Asia and Africa).

Government of Maharashtra

Shri Nanasaheb Patil has achieved

30th September, 1950: Born in Farmer's Family

1967 : SSC – Secured in 1st Rank in the District

1971 : B.A. (Economics)

1972 : M.A. (Economics) with

Gold Medal in Pune University

1972 - 1977 : Worked as Professor of Economics in Nes Wadia College, Pune

1977 : Joined Indian Administrative Service

1980 - 1982 : Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Parishad, Raigad & Pune

1982 - 1986 : District Collector, Jalna

1986 - 1988 : District Collector, Ahmednagar

1988 - 1991 : Director of Agriculture, Maharashtra State, Pune

1991 - 1994 : Joint Secretary (Water Conservation)

1994 - 1997 : Secretary (Water Conservation & Employment Guarantee Scheme),

Secretary (Rural Development)

Secretary to Hon. Chief Minister

1997 - 1999 : Secretary (Public Health)

1999 - 2000 : Study Leave

2000 - 2003 : Secretary (Water Conservation)

2003 - 2006 : Principal Secretary (Urban Development)

2006 – 2010 : Principal Secretary (Agriculture & Horticulture)

Important Achievements:

1. Research and Study on HIV Aids

2. Associated with watershed movement i.e.,Reileganshindi, Indo German Watershed project.

3. Extensive work and papers on watersheds

4. Initiated a project of Eco-Housing and Watery

5. Studied Mumbai floods and presented paper to Government

6. Initiated leadership for State's Minor Irrigation, Horticulture Programmes

7. Leadership and study for starting the Horticulture Export Programmes

8. Study on Agriculture, visited Europe, Israel, USA, Brazil, Spain, Germany etc.

Managing Director & CEO, Sustainable Agro-commercial Finance Ltd.

Shri Arvind Sonmale is the Managing Director & CEO, Sustainable Agro-commercial Finance Ltd, Career Banker with more than 39 years of experience in the Banking & Finance industry.

Chief Executive Officer – Fermenta Biotech Limited

Shri Prashant Nagre is the Chief Executive Officer at Fermenta Biotech Limited. With over 20 years in the pharmaceuticals industry, he has in-depth experience across spheres encompassing the API business, production, Research and Development. Additionally, Prashant has acquired practical experience in regulatory compliance.

At FBL, Prashant leads strategy and oversees day to day operations including Business Development and budgeting. He also focuses on further building and developing the various strengths of FBL i.e. manufacturing, R&D and allied activities. He forms a core member of the product development team and is also responsible for creating and nurturing large business account relationships.

Known for his meticulous planning skills, Prashant adds impetus to timely deliveries of products, quality orientation and human resource development within the company.

He is a Master in Management Sciences, and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade (IIFT, New Delhi) besides a Degree in Pharmacy.

CMD – BDB Group, Dubai (Representative - Gulf Region)

Shri Sailesh Nathan Started his Career as a Brand and Events specialist in Mumbai relocated to Dubai, running a business for more than 15 years. Chairman for Wings International UK – International Trade Development and Turn Key Solutions. Chairman and Founder of BDB Brand Management, a leading agency handling multinational brands in the Middle East arena.

Handling many worldwide events in Dubai UAE – ME - Argentina, Africa, London, Italy, Spain, Australia and Canada. Founder of Fasttrax Intl, trading in health goods and fitness establishments.

His belief is strong to bring to life the words "Nothing is Impossible". He believes in expanding boundaries to the ends of the world.

Specialities: Hospitality Management, Media & New media Specialist, Event Specialist and Exhibition & Trade Show Organiser

Director – Macro Corporate Services Pvt. Ltd.

Director – SME Chamber of India