RAMAN KUMAR SOOD
My endeavour is to act on principles of Professional Excellence, integrity and trustworthiness, the ultimate objective being to contribute to my organisation and society the best in me. SUMMARY OF WORK EXPERIENCE
I had My Post Qualification Training at Oswal Woollen Mills, a flagship Company of renowned OSWAL Group of Ludhiana, also known as Manchester of India. I have close to twenty two Years Post Qualification Experience in heading Secretarial/ Legal departments of Listed Companies. Present Position
At present, I am working as Company Secretary at Chandigarh in a well reputed listed company KDDL Limited, manufacturer and exporters of watch components. Past Experience
From December 2005 to December 2015, worked as Company Secretary / Legal in a reputed Pharmaceutical group based at Chandigarh. The Company is listed on major stock exchanges of India.
From May 2001 to November 2005, I was working as Group Company Secretary / Legal Head in Modern Group at Chandigarh, a renowned group having interests in Steel, Dairy and Info-Tech, and having five listed companies.
From December, 1994 to May, 2001 worked as Company Secretary-cum-Legal Head in an Oswal Group Company, Ludhiana engaged in manufacturing suiting, shirting, dress materials and yarns. The company had annual turnover of about Rs.200 Crores. I was actively involved in raising the funds through various Public/ Right issues for Shares/ Debentures for the group and also in raising finance from the financial institution / mutual funds / banks etc. The company was listed at seven major stock exchanges of India.
JOB PROFILE, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
I have served as a catalyst in the areas of Secretarial, Legal, Finance, MIS and other corporate affairs. I have expertise in handling day-to-day activities in co-ordination with internal and external departments besides providing advisory role to the management for smooth business operations with direct reporting to the head of organisation. As an Integrated team, my department has following functions:- A. SECRETARIAL & CORPORATE AFFAIRS
Conducting Board of Director’s Meetings, Committee’s Meetings, Shareholders/ Debenture Holder’s Meetings and Drafting of Agenda & Minutes thereof; Dealing with The Registrar of Companies regarding all matters related to The Companies Act, The Stock Exchanges, Listing Agreement, The Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI), Banks, Financial Institutions, Government Authorities & other statutory bodies;
Dealing in all type of matters concerning The Shareholders, Debenture Holders, Fixed Deposit Holders etc. and Supervision Of Shares/Debenture Transfers, Transmissions, DEMAT; Handling of payment of interest, dividend, redemptions and liaison with The Registrars, Share Transfer Agents, Printers, Banks, under-writers, brokers and Statutory authorities,
Actively involved in raising and managing public issues by the group and also in raising finance from the financial institution / mutual funds / banks etc.
Handling matters under Amalgamation, mergers, Takeover Code, Insider Trading, Postal Ballot, ESOP, preferential Issues, and other related matters
Maintaining the Statutory books and records as are required under The Companies Act and other Legislations.
Independently handling as well as co-ordinating with counsel in respect of legal matters of the company before Courts, Company law board, Consumer Forums, MRTPC, Debt Recovery Tribunals or other Judicial /Quasi- Judicial bodies and Forums;
Drafting of plaints, written statements, replies, replications independently as well as in Co- ordination with Counsels, and keeping the record of proceedings of various cases; Drafting and Vetting of Various Contracts, deeds, agreements and providing legal advice relating to Corporate Laws and other related matters. Drafting of Various agreements including Lease, Leave & Licence Agreements, Non-disclosure Agreements, Service Agreements, Sale Deeds for immovable properties;
Dealing in matters pertaining to IPRs (Intellectual Property Rights): From search report to oppositions, rectifications and registration of trademarks, Copy Rights, IPR infringement & passing off; Licence user agreements, Loan licence agreements, Franchise Agreements, Distribution Agreements etc., Drugs & cosmetics Act, Essential Commodities Act, Drug Pricing under NPPA, Dealing with Drug Control Authorities and various Government / Semi Government Bodies, 2/3
C. FINANCE & ACCOUNTS
Preparation of Reports required by Banks relating to Working Capital Limits, CMA Data, QIS Reports, Monthly DP Statements etc., Liaison with Financial Institutions, Banks, credit rating agencies, Working Capital Management, Monthly Budgets, MIS etc.
Raising Finance from Financial Institutions & Banks and corporate Re-structuring, Re- Scheduling of loans etc.
Participation in finalisation of Balance Sheets & Annual Accounts and Liaison with Statutory Auditors, Cost Auditors, Secretarial Auditors and Internal Auditors of the Company
Supervising matters related to Registration/modification/satisfaction of Charges, preparing and finalising legal documents related thereto.
Looking after Investment Portfolio of the Company
Formation and management of Societies, Non-profit Organisations
Managing Company’s Estates and Properties
Management of Company’s Fixed Deposits
Well versed with the Accounting Functions of the Company.
Matters relating to registration of Journals, Magazines etc with RNI
Liaison with various inter-corporate Departments and Management
Adequate Knowledge of Windows, MS-Word, Excel, Internet etc PERSONAL INFORMATION
Father’s Name: Sh. Satya Paul Sood
Date of Birth: 27th September, 1964
Languages Known: Hindi, English, and Punjabi
EDUCATIONAL & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
M.Com, M. Phil, Fellow Member of The Institute Of Company Secretaries Of India, New Delhi, RAMAN KUMAR SOOD