ENERGY for People to POWER the World
Mr Narendra Rao is the Director and CEO of OMG Energy Group.
A serial entrepreneur, Mr Narendra has more than 20 years’ experience in leading companies in varied industry segments.
He founded Rafiki Protection International, an offshore unit of Rafiki Protection UK, with product lines primarily consisting of commercial and industrial fire protection systems.
Prior to this, he founded a consulting and contracting firm for fire protection where he provided reliable solutions to customers globally. One of his most notable achievements was providing a refineries protection solution to Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar.
With a vision in mind to provide energy for people to power the world, OMG Energy was thus born.
He is responsible for developing and leading the groups’ businesses and private equity activities with a focus on establishing JVs in the Oil & Gas (upstream and downstream) Solar & Wind Energy, Agricultural, Mineral Mining and IT sectors.
Mr Narendra holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and has completed post engineering studies in human behaviour with Richmond Fellowship College,London, U.K.
Mr. Subramanian was most recently the vice president of a US based software company, Aremissoft. He was responsible for setting up a software development center and managed emerging market operations where He led the operations for onsite teams in Europe and offshore teams in India.
He has extensive experience in leading teams of up to 180 employees in varied industry segments. He founded Blueshift Inc., a successful US based software company with front-end sales and marketing in the US, and back-end operations in India.
Mr. Subramanian also founded an internet consulting firm that was eventually acquired by a NASDAQ listed software major.
Earlier, Mr. Subramanian worked in Dubai, UAE with one of the largest corporate groups, Al Futtaim. Under his leadership, sales in the group's automotive sector grew 400% within four years. He relocated to India in 1993 as the CEO of Denmur Fax Roll Ltd., a joint venture with an Australian firm to produce thermally coated sensitive paper. He managed a $7 million investment to ensure successful transfer of technology and set up of infrastructure and operations in India.
Mr. Subramanian has a BS in Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Trichy, and an MBA from XLRI in India.
Mr Prasad was the former Executive Director of Indian Oil Corporation.
He brings to OMG Group over 35 years of multi-faceted experience in the Oil, Natural Gas and Energy industry.
Mr Prasad worked towards establishing the brand image of Indian Oil Corporation.
where he played a crucial role in developing the marketing division of the petroleum business in Indian Oil Corporation, a fortune 500 company.
Mr. DSL Prasad is a Mechanical Engineer, graduating from Anna University and has a M.Tech in Thermal Engineering from IIT Delhi.
Mr. J.Jayaraman had a long association for over 3 decades with the Petroleum industry, namely with Indian Oil Corporation (Marketing Division) and retired as Chairman and Managing Director of Cochin Refineries Limited with Schedule A status.
During his tenure at Cochin Refineries Limited, the Company showed a virtual turnaround, expansion of capacity and diversification to Petrochemical Industry and thereby a spectacular growth. He won the Best Corporate Performance Award for 1990, instituted by Economic Times and the Harvard Business Association in India and also National and International Awards on Environment/Safety areas.
He was a member of the Expert Committee of the Adhoc Task Force of the Govt. of India for finalization of Annual Performance Targets for each one of the Oil Industry members in
refining, marketing and exploration companies.
He had executed assignments for Projects under the auspices of the World Bank for the Government of Kenya / Zambia on deregulation of petroleum products during 1994-1995 as an Independent Consultant.
In addition, Mr Jayaraman has been a member on the Advisory Board, India Operations (from May 1997 till October 2001) of M/s. A.T.Kearney which is a leading global multi-disciplinary Management Consultant firm headquartered in Chicago specializing in strategic operations, I.T. consulting etc, and also served as Advisor / Consultant for various companies in the Petroleum Sector during 1997-1999 for companies like Kaverner Power Gas, Cazenove, Seaco, Chevron and Bermaco – Bombay.
Mr. J.Jayaraman holds a first class M.Sc postgraduation from Banaras Hindu University and has completed Advance Management Programme organised by IIM, Ahmedabad for Public Sector Senior Executives.
Mr Durai Manivannan is part of the OMG Group for the company’s activities in Qatar and South Sudan.
A well experienced Agricultural Engineer from Coimbatore, he brings with him over 20 years’ of experience in the industry. He has worked with Jain Irrigation System Ltd. and set up vast areas using micro irrigation systems.
He also worked as the consultant designer with Wilbur Smith Associates in designing large scale landscape irrigation systems and lake circulation system for Al Nakeel, a leading property developer in Dubai.
Mr Durai is passionate in creating landscapes and converting arid areas of Qatar into green patches.
Mr. Durai Manivannan is an alumini of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
Mr. Isaac Abraham brings with more than 25 years of hands-on experience in strategy formulation, operations, execution and providing leadership (particularly for new strategic ventures or companies going into market re-entry).
He has exposure in diverse domains working with clients in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. He is a specialist in running sales teams across Africa with sound knowledge on terrain, languages, local business setup and administration.
Prior to joining OMG Energy, Isaac worked at HCL Infosystems as the Director of East and West Africa where he set up the operations in the region and was responsible for Marketing, Sales, Business Development, Customer Service, and Government Affairs. Earlier to HCL, Isaac worked in the Telecoms field with Star Solutions and Midas Communications Pvt Ltd, both companies implementing telecom infrastructure in the rural areas of Africa.
Mr Isaac Abraham majored in Electrical Engineering from M.S. RAMIAH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, India.
An eminent person in the field of petrochemicals in downstream activities, Mr. P. N. Devarajan has more than three decades of experience in the chemical industry and is a professional consultant to many leading Public Sector Organizations.
He has held senior positions in many organisations such as M/s. Merck Sharp and Dhome of India, Chemicals & Plastics India Limited, Shriram Chemicals & Fertilisers Limited, Essar Group, Kothari Petrochemicals Ltd, Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
He served as Chief Advisor of Cals Refineries and Advisor of Refining at Spice Energy Pvt. Ltd.
He was instrumental in setting up several refineries and the much acclaimed Reliance Petrochemical complex. He was also employed in various senior executive positions at Reliance Industries, Ltd. including as Chief Executive Officer and Group President.
He has been Independent Director at Kothari Petrochemicals Ltd since April 24, 2009.
He was a Non-Executive Director of United Phosphorus Ltd.
He served as a Director at Shriram EPC Limited until September 10, 2007,
Kothari Sugars and Chemicals Ltd from September 26, 2003 to April 27, 2009 and
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. from 2000 to May 20, 2008.
He was also a Director of BOB Bank, Director of Central Board of RBI and was a Member of Chemicals Exports Promotion Council, Bombay and Indo US Trade Business Council.
He also served as the Chairman and Managing Director at Hindustan Organic Chemicals limited and Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals (IDPL).
Currently, he serves as a Director of Ogene Systems (I) Pvt. Ltd and as a Director at Symcon Global Technologies Inc.
He is also an Independent Director at Aarvi India.
He is a Member of Advisory Council of Ram Kaashyap Investment Ltd.
Mr. PN Devarajan is a Chemical Engineer with B.Sc(Tech) from University of Madras and M.Tech from IIT Kharagpur.