Our Leadership

Ram Bhatnagar
CEO, J.K Trust, Vice President & Head – Sales & Distribution, Raymond Limited

Ram Bhatnagar is currently the CEO of J K Trust and ex Vice President & Head – Sales & Distribution of Raymond Ltd., a leading player in worsted suiting manufacture and retail. During his stint at Raymond, he was instrumental in driving the sales strategy and leading and mentoring the dynamic sales force at Raymond. He also saw the entire expansion of Raymond stores in Asia and the Middle-East. Ram has been instrumental in setting up Raymond Tailoring Skill Development Centre with purpose to energies tailoring ecosystem with focus on improving quality, productivity and dignity of the tailoring community.

A Post Graduate in Business Management with a rich experience of nearly 35 years in Textile and Apparel Marketing, Ram has been instrumental in taking Raymond’s renowned textile and apparel business to many new markets.

With a career journey spanning four decades in a corporate role he embarked on a new phase in social development as a CEO, J.K Trust to transform the lives of rural people through sustainable interventions and is passionate for contributing in social change.

Arun Agarwal
Hon. Secretary

Mr. Arun Agarwal is a Chartered Accountant with more than 29 years of strong work experience in the areas of Finance, Accounts, Costing, Commercial and Strategic planning. He has worked in various capacities in reputed companies as CFO and Director Finance, at senior management level.

He had a successful stint with Raymond Apparel Limited, wherein under his leadership, the SAP and the Retail Management process was implemented. He currently works as the Director - Corporate Finance while fulfilling his responsibilities as Hon. Secretary - JK Trust.

Surendra Kumar Chandrakar
Country Director

Mr. Chandrakar is a Dairy Technologist from College of Dairy Technology, Raipur. He started his career with Raymond Ltd in the year 1990 as a Trainee Dairy Technologist. From Raymond, he moved to J K Trust and is currently holding the designation of Country Director, spearheading the projects of the Trust in Eastern India.

Rajesh Patel
North Zone

Mr. Rajesh Patel is a graduate in Agriculture and a post graduate in Biotechnology. Mr. Patel joined J K Trust in the year 2000. He is currently working as Director taking care of the operations of the Trust in North India. He has attended a ‘Short term course on Participatory Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Managing for Impact’ from Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR, Netherlands in 2013

Jitendra Agarwal
General manager, Finance

Mr. Jitender B. Agarwal is an qualified Chartered Accountant having more than 20 years of diversified experience in the field of Accounts, Finance, Taxation, Strategic planning, Budgeting and Compliance etc.

He joined Raymond Limited in year 2009, earlier he was worked with Thakker & Company Limited and Airtel Limited. Currently he is working as General Manager – Accounts & Finance.”