Mr. Manimaran is a second generation entrepreneur who has established a strong reputation for integrity and reliability. He initially established Viskaan Associates to provide outsourced services to large public sector undertakings. The company entered the aviation sector following the opening of the industry to private airlines with Jet Air Ltd being Visskan Aviation’s first client.
Today, the company serves numerous Indian and foreign carriers. Mr. Manimaran recognised the growing role of low cost carriers in Indian aviation and ensured that Visskan was also able to meet the needs of this airline model by delivering fast turnarounds whilst maintaining quality and competitive pricing.
Mr. Manimaran’s visionary approach identified opportunities in cargo handling, logistics, freight forwarding, educational training and travel as he successfully diversified the business into these areas. He is now preparing to evolve the company into a world class aviation services group. He also holds a post graduate degree in Mathematics.
Mr. Gautham Srinivasan Sr. Manager (Finance & Accounts)
He is an experienced Finance & Accounts Professional with over 12 years of experience acquired over the years in diverse areas encompassing Taxation, Costing, Budgeting, MIS Reporting, Fund Management & Statutory Compliance, and Financial Risk Management spanning various industry verticals.
He has a proven expertise in annual budgeting, and capital budgeting, defining standard operating procedures & internal controls; deft in exercising strict budgetary control, variance analysis and appraisal of actual performance
He also has a diverse and broad experience in Term Loan Documentation, Cost Analysis, Forecasts, Fund Management Requirements, as well as Project Financing, Debt Restructuring, Working Capital Management Requirements, and Accounting Functions viz. P&L, Balance Sheet, Liaisons Audits, Corporate Finance and developing Policies and Procedures
Mr.Gautham is an MBA (Finance) from TAPMI, Manipal and a CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) from the Institute of Internal Auditors, Florida.
Ms. A. Tharini Director - Finance
Tharani is the Director in Viskan Logistics Services Private Limited and also functions as Director- Finance
Armed with over 20 years’ experience at Visskan Group, she is also responsible for managing the finance and accounts operations of the Visskan Group companies such as Visskan Aviation Pvt. Ltd, Visskan Institute of Aviation Management and Viskaan Associates.
Compliance of financial procedures, policies, practices and statutory regulations are her focus areas.
Mr. Mohammed Jaffer Hussain Senior Manager - Cargo
Science graduate with Diploma in Business Administration. An industry experience of 34 years in shipping, freight forwarding, Air freight marketing, warehouse management and cargo handling. Served 23 years in Jet Air Group of Companies in various divisions. Marketing and sales of Kuwait Airlines Cargo Freighters Headed HAL JACC Bonded Warehouse. Managed handling of import/export of 6000 tonnes Cargo a month for 10 International Airlines with a large workforce. Handled domestic and international cargo sales for Jet Airways as Manager for Karnataka.
Mr. Hemant Shetti Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Hemant Shetti, Chief Operating Officer of Viskan Logistics Services has over 35 years of extensive professional and senior managerial experiences in renowned Supply chain service and related company’s. He has been responsible for overall strategic planning in operations and marketing. He has the skills of analysis, strategic planning and negotiation skills to successfully develop business initiatives whilst maximizing operational productivity and profit, minimizing cost and driving continuous change. He has worked in multiple locations like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
He has a strong and proven experience in ISO 14001: Certifications in Medium Scale Industry, He has worked as a the member of the audit panel for ISO 9001:2000. He has the experience in handling commercial and legal activities in an organisation resulting in a 3-fold growth of the company. Apart from the corporate experiences he was also a visiting faculty in management leading schools for imparting Technology and Techniques in management. He has been counselling students for better prospects and career mapping.
Mr. Shetti has a Master Degree in Management Science apart from a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering and Diploma in Business Management.
Mr.V. Bharanidharan Regional Manager
V.Bharanidharan is an experienced logistics professional with over 19 years of in-depth experience and exposure to the complete range of Logistics and SCM functions, Retail Operations, Warehousing and distribution, Strategic and Operational Procurement, Administration, Training and Development.
He has worked in leadership roles with companies like Spear Logistics, Vision freight solutions, etc. He had set up many new projects and operation excellence projects for FMCG, Consumer durables, E-commerce, technology clients. He is an expert in Project management and worked in areas of Cost control, Timely delivery of projects without compromising on Quality.
He has thorough knowledge on warehousing operations and has vast experience in working with some of the industry leaders. It gives him an edge to successfully implement Projects of Operation Excellences. He also takes care of new project set up, operational excellence, continuous improvement and innovation and HSE in Viskan
V.Bharanidharan is a Graduate in Business administration, Leather technology diploma holder. A qualified auditor for ISO and SA8000.
Mr. Aldrick Dsouza AVP Projects
Mr. Aldrick Dsouza is an award-winning Logistics Operation Specialist with over 15 years managerial and client handling experience in India and overseas for recognised multinational companies. An effective communicator, He has a proven track-record of using advanced research, analysis, strategic planning and negotiation skills to successfully develop business initiatives whilst maximising operational productivity and profit, minimising cost and driving continuous change. He is strong in managing large warehouses, air freight, sea freight and surface transport cargo operations. He has the ability to multitask and work under pressure without compromising on quality or schedule. He has the expertise to work with people from varied socioeconomic backgrounds.
Mr.V. S. Manimaran
Chairman & Managing Director
Mr. Hemant Shetti
Chief Operating Officer
Ms. A. Tharini
Director - Finance
Mr. Aldrick Dsouza
Mr. Gautham Srinivasan
Sr. Manager (Finance & Accounts)