Kabir Kewalramani, Managing Director
Kabir Kewalramani is the Managing Director of Berggruen Holdings India (Berggruen). Prior to this he was the CEO of RDC Concrete India Ltd. RDC was previously financially strained and needed a financial and operational restructuring. Kabir orchestrated a smooth change in the top and middle management of the Company, divested non-core assets, restructured the debt, simultaneously raised fresh capital from financial institutions and eventually led a management buyout of RDC Concrete – eventually running the business as CEO and shareholder. Currently, RDC is the 4th largest ready mix concrete companies in India and employs in excess of 800 people.
Prior to joining RDC, Kabir was working with Crosby Capital Partners where he spent his time between the private equity and investment banking groups. Based in Hong Kong and Singapore, he was involved in investments, mergers & acquisitions, restructurings across Singapore, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Australia, Korea and Hong Kong.
Prior to Crosby Capital Partners, Kabir worked with JP Morgan Partners with the private equity group in India where he was involved in private equity investments in India such as HDFC Bank, Dominos Pizza, Gujarat Glass, Bhukhanvala Diamond Tools, eCapital Solutions etc.
Kabir serves as a member of the board of Keys Hotels, Accentia Technologies, Car Club, GEAR, United Education Institutes (UEI) and Berggruen Properties.
On the personal front, Kabir is a keen writer. He represents India as a member of its national water-skiing team in the Slalom events. He plays golf (handicap 9), tennis, squash and cricket. He is also actively pursuing the sport of Kite Surfing.