Sahil Vachani: Chairman - Board Of Directors | Max SkillFirst

Sahil Vachani

Chairman

Sahil Vachani is the Chairman of Max SkillFirst’s Board of Directors. He started his career as an investment banker with Citigroup in London, where he worked on Mergers and Acquisitions across the Middle East and Africa region. Mr. Vachani has diverse experience across various sectors, including consumer durables and real estate. In 2004, he joined Dixon Technologies, a consumer appliance manufacturing firm as Business Head and setup new verticals across multiple locations and was involved in the launch of new products, setting up of new manufacturing facilities and establishing relationships with leading brands as customers. His next career progression was in 2008 as Co-founder and Managing Director of Dixon Appliances Pvt. Ltd., where he was responsible for the business from inception including designing of products, building the team, setting up the manufacturing facility, operations and building relationships with leading brands in India such as Panasonic, Godrej, LG, among others. In July 2015, Mr. Vachani sold his shareholding in the company to pursue new opportunities.

Sahil has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Max Ventures and Industries Limited, a holding company of Max Estates Limited since January 15, 2016. He joined the Board of Directors of Max Life Insurance Company Limited, the subsidiary of the Company, as a non-executive director, effective May 18, 2018. He has been a Director of Max Ventures and Industries Limited since January 15, 2016. He serves as a Director of Max Speciality Films Limited.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management Sciences from the University of Warwick, U.K. backed up by an Executive Management Program on Disruptive Innovation from the Harvard Business School. An avid reader, Mr. Vachani also enjoys playing squash and running.

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