10 July 2020

Executive Connect




Mukesh Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, Infiniti Mall has almost three decades of rich experience across Retail and Hospitality business. As Chief Executive Officer of K Raheja Realty Group owned Infiniti Mall, he is leading both the malls into an admirable retail model. He is responsible for overseeing the entire Operation, Leasing and Marketing of Infiniti Mall, Andheri and Infiniti Mall, Malad. Kumar began his journey in Retail with the launch of Infiniti Mall, Malad in 2011. Mukesh Kumar brings an extensive background of the end to end project coordination, pre-opening, leasing, fit-out and launch of the mall business. Before Infiniti Mall, he was mentoring Ramada Plaza Palm Grove, a five-star business hotel as Vice President. He has worked with various prestigious hospitality companies at numerous locations managing Operations, Sales & Marketing, Pre-Opening team and Projects. Kumar’s stint at American Embassy as General Manager for their Recreation, F&B and Commissary division exposed him to the international community. Kumar is an economics graduate with a diploma in hotel management from a premier Hotel Management School. He is also a Certified General Manager by Ramada International University, Geneva.








Maulik Sheth, Director, Ashwin Sheth Group, after successfully graduating as a Mechanical Engineer from the USA, joined the eminent Ashwin Sheth Group in the capacity of a Director where, he demonstrated his efficiency in the planning, implementation and successful execution of all the Ashwin Sheth Group projects in Central Mumbai and Thane. A man with multifarious skills, he also manages procurement, engineering, construction, administration and the marketing activities in a timely and effective manner. Always seeking new challenges, Maulik is known for his dedication and commitment towards all his professional undertakings. For one who embraces innovation, he has a strong understanding of how to communicate with home seekers.

Not one to rest on his laurels, Maulik has, in the recent past, also joined hands with TROP to further redefine Thane’s living spaces.








Vivek Talwar, Managing Director, Nitco Limited has been spearheading the company since 1980. His foresight and strategic skills have enabled NITCO to become a leading brand in the interior design industry. A science graduate, Talwar’s ability to gauge future trends and consumer requirements saw the successful launches of a variety of innovative products. His quest for providing the best quality products, innovative designs and finishes, has made NITCO the design leader in the industry. Under his guidance, NITCO has set up two world class state-of-the-art tile and marble processing plants, in Alibaug and Silvassa. Talwar believes in leading a healthy lifestyle and takes keen interest in weight training. He also enjoys playing tennis in his leisure time. He is a music aficionado and thoroughly enjoys dancing.









Shailesh Puranik, Managing Director, Puranik Builders Limited is a graduate from the prestigious J.J college of Architecture, one of the leading institutes of Architecture in our country.  In 1993, Shailesh took over as Managing Director of Puranik Builders Limited. He has since played a pivotal role in taking the company to new heights of success. His vision and foresight has been instrumental in making Puraniks a forerunner in the construction business. He is also testing and implementing various business models such as PE funded ventures through special purpose vehicles (SPV), affordable housing projects, and redevelopment of slums. He has been awarded the “Best CEO of the year 2015” Awards by Construction Times Magazine. Every construction carried out by the company is on the basis of the signature theme ‘Ideas that stay with you’. Shailesh is a former President of Maharashtra Chamber of Housing Industry – Thane Unit. He has been associated with various other trade industry associations.