Board Of Directors

Ramkrishna Mankari

  • Ramkrishna Mankari is a self made successful businessman.
  • His experience in the food industry spans over 32 years.
  • His entrepreneurship skills enabled him to start his first own food venture in 1997, which he successfully sold in 2010.
  • His continued passion for food and the industry made him restart the food business through CSS and his vision is to make it an extremely successful enterprise operated by experienced professionals, who believe in the core fundamental values and enjoy their journey to success.
  • Ramkrishna is an astute businessman, a team player who believes in empowering his leadership team to deliver to strategy.

N. Nanda Kumar
Managing Director

  • Nanda Kumar heads the Energy & Resources vertical.
  • He is a Hotel Management Graduate with over 21 years of extensive overseas and India experience in the Energy & Resources sector.
  • His commitment and passion to be able to serve the clients under all circumstances has earned him an excellent reputation with the clients across this sector.
  • Nanda has been with CSS since its inception and in the pursuit of excellence, and with a ‘can do’ attitude, has developed this business from a very small base in India into a sizable global business.

Parimal Dabhade
Chief Financial Officer

  • Parimal is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
  • He has over 15 years of post qualification experience with reputed Multinational and Indian Companies. He is proficient in company finances, financial planning and reporting, identifying and mitigating of risks, transfer pricing, statutory & secretarial compliances.
  • Parimal has been since CSS’s inception and believes in operating as a business partner across the entire organization and builds strong relationships to be able to lead a team through various stages of organizational growth and change.

Capt. Sanket Ashok Shukla
Chief Operating Officer

  • Started his Sea going career as a direct entry with Great Shipping India in 1997.
  • Commissioned as a Certified Navigating officer in 2001.
  • Between 2001 – 2007 : Worked for Italian Family Run Ship Owners D’Amico Tankers and moved from Junior to Chief officer.
  • In 2007 Took command on a Chemical Tanker , and Same year was hand picked to work as a Marine Consultant for Shell Eastern Petroleum and relocated to Singapore as a full time Shore based employee.
  • Held various Key positions with leading Marine & offshore companies in Singapore and also moved to Dubai for 2 years during this period.
  • Was part of the Executive Team in Singapore based company Kim Heng Marine & offshore that listed the company in SGX under catalyst in 2014 . It was one of the most successful IPO’s within the Marine & offshore Sector in Singapore that year.

Key Management Team​

Nilesh Gore
Vice President – Global Business Development & Marketing

  • Nilesh is internationally experienced professional with 23 years of experience in offshore & marine
  • A qualified MBA from ISMS (Indian School of Mgmt. Studies), who completed a specialization course as Human Resource & Food and Beverage Executive from American Hotel & Motel Association
  • Holds a Diploma in Business Management from Welingkar institute of Management & Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology from IHMCT.

Clayton Fernandes
Vice President – Integrated Facility Management Services

  • He is a Diploma holder in Hotel Management and has a strong Food Production Background.
  • He has over 25 years of experience the Oil & Gas Catering Sector and has worked on remote locations overseas such as offshore Installation (MSV and Dive Support vessels, platforms, Rigs, Drillships, FPSO’s), LNG and Refinery Camps/Shore bases.
  • He has a dedicated passion towards service delivery and execution of projects in the minutest details to ensure client satisfaction and within client budgets.
  • He has been with the CSS group since 2019 and has grown from GM Operations to his current position, he leads a young and dedicated team to ensure service delivery on all aspects of the IFM segment.

Hiren Javia
Head – EPC Projects

  • Engineer and Project Management Professional with over 16 years of progressive and diversified international experience in the offshore oil and gas industry. A strong background in tackling complex, fast-track projects, forming teams, and establishing processes and procedures to ensure effective operations.
  • The expertise of working in multicultural environments in Senior Management positions with reputed Organizations Internationally. Adept in propelling organizational growth through proven excellence in the fields of EPIC Project execution, subsea engineering, strategy, operations improvement, Risk management, New Business Establishment, International Marketing, Commercial and Corporate Planning.
  • Previously he has completed projects in the North Sea, India, Middle East, South East Asia, Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Nigeria with his tenure with reputed EPC players like Technip, McDermott, Global industries, Leighton international, Larsen & Toubro in 3 different continents.