Leaders

Ajay Harinath Singh
Chairman and Managing Director
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As the name suggests the voice of A new generation, Mr. Ajay Harianth Singh has not only been the voice for the industrial generation but also for various other fields. He always believes in his father’s saying  ‘never stop working.’

Mr. Ajay Harinath Singh was born on November 6, 1980, in India. He grew up in a family that was established in mining, shipping, agriculture, and finance. In the 19th century, his family was considered one of the most prominent business families in India. He established the Darwin Platform Group of Companies in 2010, which primarily focused on oil, arms & ammunition.

The Singh family’s national prominence began in 1980, with the birth of Master Ajay Harinath Singh in Mumbai, India. Ajay Harinath Singh was known to be a Money Changer who had Mastered the Trade of Finance. He developed a finance house and spread his empire by installing each of his blood brothers and their sons in the main European financial centers to conduct businesses. The Singh’s coat of arms comprises of Two lions holding a sword, with an eagle watching above four colors, with a rising tree. A Sudarshan chakra and a Trishul with Om marked on the sword symbolizes the dynasties established by the sons of Zamindaar Jabraj Singh, in a reference to Ajay Harinath Singh’s Grand Father ”

Ajay Harinath Singh is currently the Chairman of the Darwin Platform Group of Companies owning 96% of the company. He oversees several of the company’s branches in Russia, Greece Italy, Ukraine, Germany, and the UK. Singh is also the president of Singh & Sons Holdings PLC.

Rahul Ganpule
Chief Executive Officer
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One of the founders of the Darwin Platform Group of Companies, Rahul has been the media face of the company in the recent Jet Airways bid and has been quoted extensively in the media. Due to his sharp intellect, quick analysis and understanding of various businesses, he was inducted as the CEO of the group. Rahul is the brain behind some of the latest group ventures. He is a science graduate and holds a post-graduate degree in computer science and digital arts accredited by Adobe. He has work experience of over two decades in both public and private sector.

Haresh Mahapatra
Chief Financial Officer
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It is not the 3 decades of experience that stands out for Mr. Haresh, our CFO, but his demonstrable experience in matters related to global finance and creating a solid base on which the company can grow exponentially. Qualified in Personnel and Industrial Management, Mr. Haresh has deftly handled international mergers, acquisitions, accounting practices, and financial restructuring for one of India’s top life insurance companies. Haresh is a commerce graduate from Mumbai University and became a Certified Financial Planner after completing a Management Development Program from IIM Indore.

Farhad Vijay Arora
Chief Operating Officer
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Born in a family that has close links with Bollywood and industrialists, Farhad is armed with a Doctorate from The Mumbai University. A post-graduate specialisation in Marketing, Industrial Psychology, Human Resources, Sales, Law and International Trade. A devoted entertainment lover, he went on to complete a Speech, Drama and Piano course from Trinity College, London.

Farhad has a reputation of importing marquee automotive brands, such as Ferrari, Maserati and Aston Martin in India. He has performed both infront of and behind the camera and heads a successful film syndication business of over 5,000 titles in 11 languages from over 150 countries.

Besides supporting and promoting talent, Farhad is associated with N.A.B and Aliyavar Jung National Society for Clean Cities and supports a battery of deserving under privileged children.

At Darwin Platform Group of Companies, Farhad is the COO and is responsible for managing the Group's myriad business interests and is always on the lookout for potential acquisition targets to quickly identify and tap into every business opportunity.

S Prabhu Dinkar Singh
Head - Global Operations
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