Management Team

Mr. Sachin R. Shirgaokar

Managing Director

Mr. Sachin Rajendra Shirgaokar has been the Managing Director of S.B. Reshellers Pvt. Ltd since 2000. The company is a part of the Shirgaokar Group and is one of the world’s largest sugar mill roller and machinery manufacturers.

Having completed his education from Fergusson College Pune, Mr. Shirgaokar then graduated as a mechanical engineer and further continued to pursue his MBA from Manchester, USA. After a brief stint working as a Consultant in Manhattan, New York, he returned to India to join the family business and, under the guidance of Mr. Mohan Shirgaokar and Mr. Anant Huilgol, started working at SBR which was then in its nascent stage. In his tenure at SBR since 1991, Mr. Sachin has been instrumental in bringing the company from a — foundry to its current position. Under his leadership, the company first established its export division and expanded its reach to various countries in South East Asia, Africa, Australia, North and South America, among others, and established “Technology Tie-Ups” in many of these countries. During his tenure as Managing Director, SBR introduced many efficient and cost-effective innovations for the sugar industry including SBR Special Alloy, patented the Sleeve Kamal Roller and expanded beyond sugar into industrial castings. Additionally, he initiated the manufacturing patented roll turning lathes such as SBR 5000, Denaturn and Megaturn. He also has a keen interest in developing a robust human-relations environment across all business units.

Mr. Shirgaokar has been a past-President of the Confedaration of Indian Industry (CII) for South Maharashtra zone, two-time President of GOSHIMA (manufacturing industry association), and is a committee member of the Indian Institute of Foundrymen (IIF) since 2007. He currently serves as the Managing Director of Synergy Green Industries Ltd., and is a Director on the boards of The Ugar Sugar Works Ltd, Tara Tiles Ltd. and oversees the hospitality division of the Group along with Mr. Sohan Shirgaokar. He regularly contributes to and supports various social organisations and NGOs like Avani, Svayamsiddha, Runanubandh Charitable Trust, etc. Mr. Sachin is a fitness enthusiast and plays badminton and pursues swimming and yoga consistently. He is fond of music and is an avid-reader of non-fiction content on strategy, motivation, etc.

Mr. Sohan S. Shirgaokar

Jt. Managing Director

Sohan Sanjeev Shirgaokar is the Joint Managing Director, of S B Reshellers Pvt. Ltd., the flagship company of Shirgaokar Group. They are world’s largest Sugar Mill Roller Manufacturers.

Mr. Shirgaokar joined S. B. Reshellers Pvt. Ltd. in 2005. He successfully managed to expand the company’s exports to more than 22 countries across the world, with manufacturing facilities spread across India, Kenya, and America. Mr. Shirgaokar also serves as Joint MD, Synergy Green Industries Ltd, which specializes in castings for Wind Mill and Mining Industry. Mr. Shirgaokar competently handles operation, purchases, finances of S B Reshellers Pvt. Ltd, while managing finances and overall management of Synergy Green Industries Ltd. Mr. Shirgaokar has domain expertise in legal and financial matters related to Companies Act and Income Tax Act. He aptly manages Crisis Management and Fund Raising for the group.

Mr. Shirgaokar is currently also serving as a Director, on the board of Ugar Sugar Works Ltd. He is on the Audit committee and Operation committee of the Ugar Sugar Works Ltd. Mr. Shirgaokar was also one of the Founder-Director of Sadashiva Sugars Ltd.

Mr. Shirgaokar is also director of Tara Tiles, and is supporting them to increase their sales. He also oversees the overall administration of the Shirgaokar Brother’s Hospitality wing and Multi-purpose hall.

Mr. Shirgaokar is a member of Indo American Chamber of Commerce, Pune Chapter. He is an invitee director on the Board Kolhapur Engineering Association, which is the oldest industrial association in Kolhapur. He is a convener of Family Business Networking of CII South Maharashtra Zone. He is also a Co-opted Director of Shiroli Manufacturers Association of Kolhapur, the biggest Industrial association of Kolhapur.

Mr. Shirgaokar is a Life Member of IOD and a Certified Corporate Director, duly awarded by Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah – Former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of India.

Extending his expertise and wisdom for the betterment of the sugar industry, Mr. Sohan Shirgaokar is currently holding a position of Vice President – Deccan Sugar Technologists Association (DSTA).

Mr. Shirgaokar is also socially inclined and devotes his time to various social causes. He is director of Avani Sanstha, for last five years. Avani Sanstha mainly works on the issue of education, shelter and food for orphans. He likewise is associated with Ekti, an organization working for rehabilitation of abandoned women on street. Mr. Sohan Shirgaokar is on the working committee of “Swayam School”, which is a school for special children run by Indian Red Cross Society.

Additionally Mr. Shirgaokar was associated with the educational field, he was a visiting faculty for around 5 years for final year MBA students of Chintamanrao Management Institute and Research, Sangli. He guided the students subjects based on cognitive thinking processes like Consumer Behaviour and Sales Marketing as specialization subjects. Furthermore, he was a panel member for 3 years on Shivaji University, for selection of their MBA students.

Mr. Shirgaokar is an avid reader and loves to travel. He has travelled to more than 25 countries. He is also an amateur golfer. He loves photography. He is great at cooking and uses his free time to come up with fusion cuisine.