Brief Profile


Mr. Amit Goenka

Chief Executive Officer, International Broadcast Business

Mr. Amit Goenka, Chief Executive Officer, International Broadcast Business, is responsible of spearheading the International Business of Essel Group. Under his leadership, the Group is taking the right steps to achieve its global ambitions, set for the year 2020.

Prior to this role, Mr. Goenka has successfully managed the technology business of the Essel Group, and has played a vital role in the setting up the state-of-the-art processes in all the group companies.

Mr. Goenka's first venture was Cyquator Technologies Ltd - a company which deals into web hosting and e-solutions space. His intense knack in identifying, evaluating & pursuing new business opportunities and developing market strategies was instrumental in the phenomenal success of 'Playwin' - India’s first online lottery, wherein he introduced the concept of cards, enabling an online purchase of the lottery tickets. Furthermore his innovative ideas gave birth to India’s first pre-paid cash cards service - ITZ Cash Card - a unique payment instrument , which is extremely safe and secure.

Spearheaded by a focused mind, Mr Amit Goenka, is the representative of Essel Infrastructure and Utility business. With his sharp acumen and innovative strategic approach, he has taken Essel Utilities - India’s first & only integrated Utilities Company to a new peak. Under his leadership, the company has successfully secured the Power Distribution and Water distribution Franchisee rights for key cities in India. He is the man of inspiration. A true leader with an undying spirit to achieve more.

Official Twitter Handle - @AmitGoenka_

Mr. Ashok Agarwal

CEO, Essel Infra and Utilities

Leading Essel Group’s Infra and Utilities business over the last 2 years, Mr. Ashok has been responsible for rapid growth of group’s new ventures & key business verticals in Transport, Power Transmission & Distribution, Urban Infrastructure, Environment, Renewable Energy and Integrated Utilities (Power, Water & City Gas Distribution, Solid Waste Management). He has been instrumental in instituting internal processes and compliances through cohesive program management & business excellence initiatives across B2B and B2C businesses.

Mr. Ashok is an erudite manager for whom sound organization is the key to success. He has a very hands-on approach to management and defines his role as that of putting the key building blocks together for the seamless delivery of stakeholder’s delight.

A Post Graduate in Management Studies from IIT Kharagpur and a Gold Medalist in Mechanical Engineering from MBM, Jodhpur, Mr. Ashok has more than 18 years of notable experience and knowledge of a wide variety of industry sectors like Power, Telecom, FMCG and Manufacturing from esteemed companies like – Etisalat DB Telecom, Reliance Communication, Bharti Airtel, Coca Cola, Hindustan Lever etc. With his vast expertise, he has been instrumental in taking Essel’s Infra and Utilities business to greater heights.

Mr. Ashok is a very direct person and looked upon as a trusting leader with a passionate drive for corporate governance, quality systems and creating a team ethic. He brought much more to Essel Infra and Utilities than just brand reputation and market share. He brought with him a spirit of innovation - a spirit that heralded Essel Infra as the undisputed leader in the Indian Infrastructure Industry.

An avid reader, Mr. Ashok always keep himself abreast with the latest management trends. With his strong belief that businesses only exist to create, retain and delight a customer, Essel Infra and Utilities expects to build and sustain its leadership position in India which will be fundamental in achieving its global dreams.

Mr. Brajesh Singh Bhadauria

Head, Smart Utilities - An Essel Group Enterprise

Mr. Brajesh Singh Bhadauria spearheads Smart Utilities - India’s first integrated utilities player, part of Dr. Subhash Chandra led diversified Essel conglomerate. He is responsible for taking Utilities Business to new heights by successfully delivering existing projects and to build a sustainable Organization by adding further more projects.

Brajesh is a young leader, great team player and people manager who connects fast with his team and equally enjoys extremely good relationships with his internal & external stakeholders. With his strong fundamentals and perseverance, he successfully resurrected many Water & Sewerage projects in record time and was chosen to lead Utilities Businesses. He believes that in changing scenario where new smart cities are being developed & old are getting modernized; a robust system for Utilities will be need of hour.

An Economics graduate, who earned his MBA degree from Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, USA and have also attained Post Graduate Certificate in Business Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur. Brajesh has rich exposure with Telecom, Infrastructure, and Computer Education businesses and has worked with market leaders like American Tower, Airtel, TVS group, Tata Communication and Reliance Communications.

He is a straightforward yet soft-spoken person who is looked upon, as a trusting leader with a passionate drive for excelling is whatever he does. He has an eye for details and comes out with innovative ways to outperform. His abilities to handle difficult situations are notable.

A wildlife photographer by passion, Brajesh also takes time to do read & write Hindi poetry.