Board of Directors

Chairman & Managing Director

Mr. Harender Rautela

“My journey has been full of celebrations because I did things in the right spirit”.

He is the founder and proprietor of Kizansh Group. There is no denying that he came up with the idea of Kizansh and had a goal of changing the world accompanied by the vision of making a difference. To build Kizansh into an exceptional brand, he started with a constructive strategy and a positive approach. In his more than 15 years of work experience, he has gained cross-continental knowledge and applied the same to grow significantly in the corporate sector.

After completing his undergraduate studies at IIT Bombay, he received an MBA from IIM Kolkata. Ever since he has made significant contributions in various business divisions of Fortune 500 companies. He has hands-on experience in developing strategic and business plans. The in-depth knowledge that he possesses of market changes and powers that impact the organization has been steady in the development and improvement of the brand.

Chief Executive Officer - C.E.O.

Mr. Naveen Singh

Mrs. Veena Pandita is a philanthropist who loves to work with and for the underprivileged sectors of the society and is responsible for the CSR activities of the company. She is the Chairman of the committee for Corporate Social Responsibility. Holding a master’s degree in political science she looks after the administrative aspects of the organisation.

Mr. Ashish Sharma

Mr. Arvind Kaul is a science graduate and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India & has been an integral part of ADIL for the past 6 years. Mr. Kaul has a rich experience of over 30 years and has worked in Accounting, Finance and Treasury functions across companies . His last assignment was with the well-known Essar Power, where he was heading the Finance and Accounts of the 1200 MW Singrauli Power Plant. His passion took him beyond the nation’s boundaries, when he was in Bangladesh working as an Executive Director with Epic Designers group (A Hong Kong based company). He has also worked as the Zonal Financial Controller with Fortis Healthcare. His journey of success continued as he took on new roles and responsibilities while working with Maral Overseas – LNJ Bhilwara Group, as Associate Vice President of Finance. His rich work experience includes working with organizations like Ginni Filaments and Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.– just to name a few.


Member of Advisory Board- Kizansh Spirits Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Vijay Verma

With nearly three decades of experience in Alcobev industry, Mr. Anant S. Iyer is a leader who is always willing to go the extra mile. He did his MBA from Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) and his graduation from St. Xavier’s College. He is an innovator and has a deep understanding of the market.

Having spent more than thirty years in the corporate world, serving tenures of 8 years as SBU Head, 20 years in Sales, Brand Management, Customer Marketing in various leadership and challenging roles and 6 years in Business Strategy and Business Development, he is a master of his trade who has set up functions/teams from scratch, instituted processes, performance metrics, planned and implemented business transformation initiatives.

Having worked for years in Indian owned organisations, he understands the workings, relationships, and processes very well. He has worked with prestigious companies like the TTK group, United Spirits Ltd (USL)/Diageo, Unibev Pvt Ltd/ Vizanar Advisors and Jagatjit Industries Ltd (JIL).

As the Chief Operating Officer of Alcobrew, Mr. Iyer is responsible for the commercial functions of the company handling Supply Chain, Sales, Marketing, Customer Marketing, Exports, Sales MIS etc.

Head – Executive Director

Mr. Rajan Singh

When Kizansh Group was founded in 2016, he came on board as the admin chief immediately after Harender Rautela. He brings 18 years of experience to the company. He has overseen the operations of several illustrious businesses and institutions, including HDFC and ICICI bank as the branch head, and is currently in charge of Kizansh's entire business operations.

He is an effective leader who is knowledgeable and capable in his position. He exercises initiative to complete tasks and projects and performs duties on schedule. He observes timetables, adheres to deadlines, and delivers on promises because he understands the value of a well-organized workplace. Additionally, he is in charge of designing business plans and strategies to boost company sales, evaluating and acquiring industry data and information, finding new business partners, promoting and growing the company's brands and identifying fresh business prospects.

Service Delivery Head

Mrs. Sanjeena Thapa

She began her journey with Kizansh Group in 2021 by leading the business relations team before advancing to the team manager position. She then held the combined position of head of the team responsible for service delivery and digital marketing, displaying a thorough understanding of team and brand management, sales supervision, communication, team handling, branding, and PAN India services of the products. She is currently in charge of Kizansh's service delivery team.

She has a background in administrative procedures, project management, and business operations. She possesses a diverse portfolio of experience ranging from business relations, service delivery and digital marketing. She employs a variety of abilities to carry out her job, including leadership, organization, time management, and attention to detail. Moreover, she understands team style and how people work together and is able to maintain, influence and motivate a team.

Sr. Vice President - Marketing/Customer Marketing/Sales (West/South)

Mr. Hariom N Rai

Mr. Ashish Sharma has 30 years of rich experience in the FMCG & Alcoholic Beverage industry. He has worked across various functions and over the years he has gained expertise in Sales, Business Development, Strategic Planning, and Commercial Operations. He is a Commerce Graduate and holds a diploma in Computer Programming. He pursued PG Diploma in Financial Management from NMIMS and MBA (International Business) from IIFT. Mr. Ashish has worked with renowned organisations like Hindustan Lever Ltd., Page point Services India Ltd., UDV India Ltd., and S C Johnson Products Pvt Ltd.

His approach to developing sales & distribution modules has shaped businesses from the scratch, helping in building strong trade and consumer understanding. His distinctive approach has helped him develop effective strategies in Trade and Consumer Marketing and People Management.

Sr. Economic Advisor

Mr. Ravi Saini

He brings in a multisectoral, rich & practical approach coupled with his risk-mitigation abilities gained in the last two decades, needed for the long-term Green Bond. He has established associated partnerships throughout India with already proven, measurable track records & achievements offering a perfect launching pad for all business-related brand promotions and making businesses reach the right audiences. He has been on board with many professionally managed companies, and trusts and NGOs.

He has been on board with various professionally managed companies in the field of infrastructure development and wellness tourism as well as offering transaction advisory/assets & wealth management services at RS Wellness that assist companies with perception makeover architecture – all under one roof. in the field of electronics & telecom, represented esteemed Groups such as HCL, and Thapar, and worked as a commercial officer at the Embassy of Panama, New Delhi.

Corporate Lawyer

Mr. Gaurav Kaushal

An industry professional with over 40 years of experience in the alco-bev sector, Mr P M Chandran’s career spans 4 decades wherein he has worked with leading companies starting his career at the erstwhile Shaw Wallace & Co. Ltd & then moving on to work for Oceanic Distilleries Pvt. Ltd & Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd. He has worked in different positions as an industrial personnel with core exposure to malt spirit and IMFL operations, working in different states. He joined the company in 2019 & is responsible for heading the malt spirits plant operations. He holds a degree in Chemistry Special & his passion lies in learning different languages.