CS Manoj Sonawala Is On Multiple Private Boards Now!
Manoj Sonawala has been appointed as Non-Executive Non-Independent Director on the Boards of M/s. Piyush Pratap Investments Private Limited, an investment arm of the Potential Group of Companies, and M/s. Niva Exim Private Limited, an export-import arm of the Potential Group of Companies. He is also appointed as Additional Director in the category of Non-Executive and Independent Director at Garware Hi-Tech Films Limited for a term of five years with effect from April 1, 2024, subject to the approval of the shareholders and members of the company.
Manoj Sonawala boasts over three decades of extensive post-qualification experience in Governance, Disclosures and Reporting, Risk Management, Ethics and Compliance, and Stakeholder Management. Sonawala has been affiliated with distinguished companies that have set industry benchmarks in corporate governance, ethics, and standards. As the Founding Chairman of Manoyog GRC Advisors since 2016, he provides expert guidance on governance, risk, and compliance matters, steering businesses in Business Responsibility and Sustainability Reporting (BRSR) and concentrating on Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) Strategies through cutting-edge technology platforms. During his tenure as GM-Corporate and Company Secretary at Tata Services and Chief Ethics Officer, he oversaw legal and secretarial compliances, championing best ethical practices at Tata Services. His extensive career also includes significant roles at Forbes Group and CRB Group. He actively contributes to the professional community through speaking engagements at prestigious events, addressing diverse topics such as Corporate Laws, Compliance, Governance, Risk, CSR, ESG, and Sustainability Reporting. He is a published author in esteemed magazines and a regular speaker at international conferences. In addition to his professional endeavours, he serves on multiple Boards and committees, exemplifying his commitment to industry development. He also holds key positions at D. Y. Patil Group, Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industries, ASSOCHAM Delhi, and others, where he contributes his expertise to legal and governance committees, showcasing his dedication to fostering economic growth and resilience.