Sachit Sahoonja CEO & Managing Partner – Su-Nav Group.
As the Chief Executive of the group, Sachit is responsible for overseeing executive leadership and client relationships while leading the development and execution of short term and long term strategies with the aim of increasing the shareholder value. He is a master mariner with 25 years of industry experience. In his previous role, he was the Managing Director for V.Ships Ship Management (India). He sailed for 12 years on various types of vessels and then stepped ashore to develop the company’s foothold in India.
Sachit holds an MBA in shipping and logistics from Middlesex university, UK.
Rajat Mehta – Managing Director – Su-Nav Group.
As the Managing Director of the Group, Rajat is responsible for the continuous development and sustainability of the business within the group. He is a Master mariner with extensive experience in Chemical and Oil Tankers. He has been in various senior executive roles with V.Group since he stepped ashore in 2008. His expertise lies in Ship Management, Maritime Operations, International Shipping projects and safety innovations.
Rajat is a LLM in International Maritime Law from World Maritime University, Sweden.
Alex Bilokon – MD – Su-Nav China.
As Managing Director of Su-Nav China, Alex is responsible for supporting the Su-Nav group in developing the Marine Services in East Asia. Alex in his previous role was the Managing Director of China International Ship Management Co. Ltd – joint venture between V.Ships & COSCO China Shipping. He was also the MD of V.Ships Shanghai office. He has 35+ years of experience in the Maritime industry & has spear headed the Crewing & Training of the Chinese crew for large Containers and Tanker vessels.
Sugato Roy – Technical Director – Su-Nav Group.
As the Technical Director, Sugato is responsible for the operational organization. He has over 37 years of experience in the industry with about 17 years of sailing experience on various types of dry and wet vessels. Sugato has been instrumental to develop and implement Technical processes and Safety systems in various International Shipping Companies. In his previous role, he was the senior VP Technical for Pioneer Marine.
Sugato has a Diploma in Leadership from Henley College, London & is a member of the Technical Committee (SE Asia) for DNV.
Nandhini Veeraraghavan – HR Director, Su–Nav Group.
As Group HR Director, Nandhini is responsible for talent acquisition, mentoring and all HR related activities for Su–Nav Group. She has 8+ years of experience with V.Ships Ship Management managing HR activities for its Ship Management offices in India. Prior to this Nandhini was an elite member of the Aviation Industry for 12 years.
Nandhini is an MBA – HR and certified HR Practitioner – SHRM-SCP
Vinayak Gupta, Manpower Director – Su-Nav Group.
As a Manpower Director, Vinayak plays a vital role in developing the Manpower Strength of the Group which is the backbone of every Ship Management Company. He was involved in developing and delivering Manpower Training & Supply from emerging markets in East Asia especially Vietnam & China. In his previous role, he was V.Group Compliance Manager – Crewing responsible for Compliance and audits of all V.Group Crewing offices.
Vaidyanathan Viswanathan – Fleet Manager – Su-Nav Group.
As the Fleet Manager, Vaidyanathan is responsible for the technical management of the fleet ensuring the seamless operations of the assets with Safety as the top priority. He has 17 years of experience in the industry, sailed on Bulk carriers, Tankers & Containers. He brings his experience of Ship Management from Fleet Management and Wallems.
Capt. Santosh Kakade – MSQ Manager – Su-Nav Group.
As the Marine Safety and Quality Manager, Santosh is responsible for the development and implementation of the Safety and Quality Policies and Procedures for the fleet.
Santosh is a Master mariner with 25 years of industry experience, which covers 16 years at sea including 5 years as Master and 9 years ashore, where he has worked in various roles such as Marine Pilot, Operation Superintendent and QSE Auditor with V Ships and Marine Superintendent with OSM Singapore, prior joining Su-nav group.
Capt. Santosh is an Alumni of IMU (NIPM) Chennai, India.