Our Leadership

The Sanjeev Group leadership team combines extensive business experience and a drive for innovation, with each member having a track record of success in the extremely competitive global marketplace.


Sanjeev Tambolkar

Founder & Director

As the founder of the Group, Sanjeev Tambolkar transformed his vision for automotive manufacturing excellence in India into reality. Beginning in 1988 with one modest manufacturing facility, his focus on High Performance Teams has grown Sanjeev Auto into a multi-national manufacturing presence with revenues over USD 70 million and growing. His perseverance on quality and adopting the latest technology has deeply influenced the company culture. Even today, he inspires the young team with ever energetic approach and quick thinking. An engineer at heart, he graduated from the College of Engineering, Pune with a degree in Metallurgy.

Maithilee Tambolkar


With over a decade spent in the manufacturing industry, Maithilee has been the driving force behind Sanjeev Auto’s growth over the last decade. As the Managing Director at Sanjeev Auto Parts Pvt Ltd., her strategic leadership has led to success and business growth in new product areas and to international expansion of the business. Under her able leadership, Sanjeev Group expanded its manufacturing capabilities in Europe. An engineer by training and an entrepreneur by experience, she holds a Bachelors in Engineering and Production along with an MBA from S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai.

Shivaprasad Kamat

Director – Strategy

Shiva, also the founder of VTelebyte, has been closely associated with manufacturing enterprises for over a decade. Along with his experience in manufacturing, he has a strong background in information technology, business development and strategic management. He plays a leading role in heading Key Strategic Initiatives at Sanjeev Group.
Shiva has his masters in Computer Science, is certified by IIM, Kozhikode for his Strategic Management Skills and for his Digital Strategies for Business by Columbia Business School, USA.


Rajiv Kulkarni

Director – Technical

Ranjit Jatar

Independent Director

Prior to his current entrepreneurial and consulting initiatives in business consulting and HR management, Ranjit has worked in various industries including a successful stint with PepsiCo as Country Manager – Sri Lanka. With over two decades of cross-industry experience, he has excelled in various roles ranging from Advertising, Sales, Franchising, HR and Finance. As one of our Independent Directors, Ranjit mentors our team towards building growth-oriented business strategies, marketshare growth and business de-risking. His insights are especially valuable to our Marketing, HR and Finance teams. Ranjit started off his career as a merit list Chartered Accountant after graduating from Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi.

Atul Sethi

Independent Director

As a veteran of over 35 years in automotive manufacturing and heavy engineering, Atul’s long and illustrious career has included stints at Eicher Goodearth, Cummins India, L&T Infotech and other leading Indian manufacturers. With his broad range of experience in business leadership, process improvement and engineering roles, he has been much sought after as a consultant and technical advisor at some of India’s leading manufacturing enterprises. As an Independent Director at Sanjeev Group, he lends his valuable advice and leadership in engineering decisions like component designs, machine selection and overall process improvement. He is a graduate of the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani in Mechanical Engineering.