Board of Directors
H. Melwani is Chairman of the Company. He has over 50 years business
experience, earlier running a global family business in trading and
manufacturing. In 1982, he founded CFCL and has ensured that since
inception the Company has been professionally managed by a leading
commercial bank and has maintained exacting standards of corporate
A. Melwani has served as Executive Director since 1992. He has
previously worked for Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. in institutional equity
sales and E D & F Man Pacific (Holdings) Limited, a Hong Kong listed
company, as Executive Director focusing on mergers and acquisitions and
private equity. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School.
Mr. Chris G. Howse
is a Partner at Howse Williams Bowers,
specializing in shipping, commercial litigation and arbitration, medical
and professional indemnity law. He has been an Independent Director of
CFCL since 1997.
Mr. Raj Kumar Mitra
is presently employed as General Manager of a large
Indian Public Sector Bank and has over 35 years of commercial banking experience.
He has held various positions in the Bank at various levels including posting at
Overseas Branches, Zonal Manager of the Zone and Genereal Manager (International).
He is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers and joined our Board since 2021.
Singh Poswal, serves as Chief Executive of CFCL. He is post
graduate in Arts and is a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of
Bankers. He has over 20 years of commercial and corporate banking
experience at a large commercial bank in India.
Mr. Gaurav Kumar serves as
Alternate Chief Executive of CFCL. He is MBA (Finance) and is a Certified
Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. He has over 10 years of
commercial & corporate banking experience at a large commercial bank