Arvind K. Khaitan
A founder-member of the company, he brings in rich experience in managing enterprises for more than 40 Yrs. It is his entrepreneurship that led to formation of Salasar immediately after the insurance industry opened up in India. He specializes in Property, Engineering and Financial Products. He has keen interest in Steel, Power, Chemicals and Oil are sectors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Science from Calcutta University. He is also a Broker Qualified Person.
Senior Vice President
A specialist in insurance of mega projects and operational risks, he brings on board deep knowledge and rich hands-on experience in the areas of Risk Management, Underwriting and Claims of over 48 yrs. . Having worked for United India Insurance and manufacturing organizations in the field of steel and fertilizers, he is credited with risk-profiling of many clients in the sectors like steel, thermal / hydro power, petrochemicals, cement, heavy engineering and infrastructure projects. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sambalpur University and is a Broker Qualified Person.
Senior Vice President
A qualified insurance professional, he brings in rich experience of over twelve years in the insurance broking field, both direct and reinsurance. Having worked for a multi-national broking firm, he specializes in the structured products, liability and reinsurance. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Calcutta University and a master’s degree in Insurance from National Insurance Academy, Pune. He is also an Associate of the Insurance Institute of India & Brokers Certified both in Direct General Insurance & Reinsurance.
Ashok Kumar Runthala
Sr. Vice President
He brings in a rich experience in the field of business development of over 38 years and is a experienced person in the field of financial services sector. Held various positions in the marketing field of Equity, commodity, forex, Mutual Funds and Insurance products. He was a Business Associate with renowned Life Insurance Company and was also a Director with Composite Insurance Broker and managed large teams of sales professionals to create high volumes of business.
Aloke K. Bhattacharya
Senior Vice President
He brings in a rich experience in the field of business development of over 48 Yrs. Having worked for Oriental Insurance and a reputed insurance broker, he specializes in management of insurance portfolio of SMEs. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Science from Calcutta University.
P A Joseph
A seasoned insurance professional in underwriting and claims in all lines of general insurance. He has more than 35 years of experience with National Insurance Company Ltd. at various offices and positions in the company with experience in underwriting and claims of various types of industries and projects. He has a rich experience in handling very large property and engineering claims in a senior managerial position at their corporate office. He is a Mathematics graduate from Madras University, an Intermediate from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and also an Associate from the Insurance Institute of India.
A qualified broking professional, Raghav has an industry experience of ten years on the direct side. He specializes in mega/ large risks in the steel and power sectors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Christ College (Bangalore) and is a Broker Qualified Person.
An accounts and finance professional, he brings on board rich hands-on experience of 39 years in managing accounts & finance functions of a number of large organizations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Calcutta University and is an Associate of AICWA and ACS.
Sumit Kumar Saxena
An acknowledged resource person in the field of Insurance, he brings in deep domain knowledge and rich hands-on experience of around 12 years in the industry. He has worked for General Insurance industry, in various roles such as risk engineer and underwriter for over 10 years.
He holds bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering & Post Graduate in Business Management and is a Broker Qualified Person. He has attended various training programmes on Risk Management including some from Allianz.
Tapan Kumar Simlai
Head Techno Marketing
A seasoned insurance professional in underwriting, claims and business development in all lines of general insurance. He has more than 37 years of experience in the Insurance Industry and is an Management Trainee National Insurance Company Ltd 1983 Batch. Since 2001, he worked in business development and techno- marketing for Iffco Tokio, Bajaj Allianz, Willis Towers Watson and Howden India. He brings on board vast experience in the areas of underwriting of Large Proposals and handling of Claims and Business Development. He is a post graduate in Economics from Calcutta University, Brokers Qualified from National Insurance Academy, Pune and is a Fellowship of the Insurance Institute of India.
Holding M.Sc. & M.Phil. in Physics and Fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, he has worked for 38 long years with and retired as Deputy General Manager from the Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. bringing-on board-based knowledge and vast experience in the areas of Underwriting and Claims, Marketing, Administration, HR, Accounts, Legal matters, Reinsurance, Aviation, Crop & Rural Insurance, Energy and Marine lines.