Board of Directors

S.R. Pophale, Chairman

A visionary and one of the founder members of the SRP Electronica Group (formally known as Electronica Group™), Mr. Pophale has been actively involved in infusing new philosophies and concepts both at the workplace and in the personal lives of everyone associated with him. Being the architect of the group ’s strong finance and marketing, along with two other technocrats, Mr. Pophale started an engineering firm which developed specialized press tools and pressed machine components. The firm subsequently turned into a group of industries under the brand name Electronica which is now known as SRP Electronica Group™. Apart from winning various awards for innovative product displays at several exhibitions, Mr. Pophale has also received the Export Excellence Award, the National Award - Star Performer of the Year for Export Excellence, and the Udyog Ratna Award - Large Group of Industries by STICE, Sinnar, Nasik.

Mr. Pophale holds a Master’s degree in Engineering with specialization in Mechanical Engineering from ‘College of Engineering, Pune’.

Shilpa Pophale, Managing Director

Ms. Pophale has been associated with Electronica Finance Limited (EFL) for over eighteen years and has worked in multiple roles before becoming the Chief Executive Officer of the Company in 2003 & taking over as the Managing Director of the company in 2007. Under her leadership, the Company’s AUM has grown at a CAGR of 30% over the years. Having participated as a speaker at various SME forums, Ms. Pophale also holds the title of ‘Woman Entrepreneur of the Year’ as conferred upon her by the World Women Leadership Congress (2014).

Ms. Pophale is a Master of Science from Pune University and has completed the Programme for Leadership Development from ‘Harvard Business School’ & the Venture Capitalist Development Program from ‘Indian School of Business’.

T. V. Rao, Independent Director

Mr. Rao is a Graduate of Commerce and an Associate Member of the Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB). He has over thirty-seven years of experience in the Banking, Foreign Trade and Housing Finance sectors, specialising in Management of Treasury and Investment Operations, Structured Finance, Corporate Debt Finance, the Promotion and Development of Housing Finance Systems, Regulation and Supervision of Housing Finance Institutions and Mortgage Backed Securitization. He previously headed the Capacity Building, Business Promotion and Development of Trade Promotion initiative of Exim Bank, prior to which he was involved with SIDBI, National Housing Bank (NHB) and Union Bank of India.

Venkatesh Srinivasan, Independent Director

Mr. Venkatesh Srinivasan has extensive experience in all aspects of financial services across retail assets, liabilities, wealth management, investment banking, securities, private equity, asset management and insurance across India, China, Japan, South East Asia, Korea and the US. He is presently Managing Director – Private Equity at Ever stone Capital. He was earlier an Associate Partner at Mckinsey & Co. where he provided services to the top clients in financial services and banking across a range of issues including setting up Greenfield Banks, Brokerages, Insurance and Asset Management across India and Asia. He has a B.E. and PGDM, from IIM, Ahmedabad.

Mr. Milind Limaye, Independent Director

Mr. Milind Limaye has extensive industry experience of 20 years. Mr. Limaye has been a part of the organization since 2017. He has extensive experience in all aspects of financial services and providing vital guidance to the organization. He is contributing immensely in achieving the objectives of the organization with his valuable inputs.

Mrs. Mugdha Rahul Kaskhediker, Additional Director

Mrs. Kaskhediker has been a part of the organization since 2004. With a Postgraduate degree in Marketing & Finance from Symbiosis Institute and M. A. Economics from Pune University. Mrs. Kaskhediker has been playing a very important role in managing the overall Group’s marketing and branding activities. Her published research papers have covered various topics such as Telecom, International Marketing, Market Analysis & Branding strategies. With hands on experience in sales, Mrs. Kaskhediker has been managing the business of Crimping Machines for over 2 years for Electronica Hitech Engineering Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Sridar Venkatesan, Additional Director (Independent)

Mr. Venkatesan Sridar B.Sc., CA, IAS is a Banking veteran with over 35 years of rich experience. He started his career with Union Bank of India and retired as the Chairman & Managing Director of UCO Bank. He was also the Chairman & Managing Director of National Housing Bank, Delhi. He is a member of the Governing Council at United Stock Exchange of India. In this journey of 35 years, he serves on Boards of several companies including ICICI Bank, Aadhar Housing Finance, Centrum Housing Finance, IDFC AMC Trustee, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance etc.