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Mr. Richard Francis Theknath- Promoter & Managing Director

Jet FreightMr. Richard Francis Theknath is the Promoter and Managing Director of the Company. He has done FMBA from NMIMS. He began his career under the leadership of his father and founder of Jet Freight, Mr. Francis Theknath, in the 1998 as Documentation Trainee and has thereon successfully risen through the ranks by getting involved in Business development, Custom Clearing, Public Relations at Jet freight at various points in time. 

During the 18 years of his career with jet freight, he has pioneered a new culture in the organization that is felicitous for an organization to be competitive in the industry. He has been working closely with the Jet freight team and has taken personal interest in creating and developing a committed, hardworking and skilled set of employees for his organization. Under his chairmanship Jet Freight has received numerous awards one of them was for being No. 1 agent for 10 consecutive years, from various airlines like Air India, Cathay Pacific, Saudia Airlines, Gulf Air, Emirates etc.

In the year 1999, Jet freight got the IATA accreditation.

Mr. Dax Theknath- Whole-Time Director

Jet FreightMr. Dax Theknath is the Whole Time Director of the Company. He holds a license for Commercial pilot issued by Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration (United Stated of America). He is Director of the company since 2006. He has significant experience in the field of Freight Forwarding, Logistics, Custom Clearing and handling and is now responsible for Marketing and maintaining operational excellence in the Organization.

He is also a state level football & Boxing champion for his outstanding contribution.

Ms. Agnes Francis Theknath- Non Executive and Women Director.

Jet Freight Ms. Agnes Francis Theknath wife of Late Shri Francis Joseph Theknath, (the Founder of Jet Freight) who has matriculated from Bombay, initially supported her husband’s business from outside by giving the required guidance to the family Business.

She is now acting as a mentor to her two sons i.e. Mr. Richard Francis Theknath and Mr. Dax Francis Theknath and takes keen interest in the Business decision-making.

Having worked with the founder has groomed her with the required intricacies of the business, which she is now passing it on, to her two sons as legacy. Her business acumen has yielded the required results and with her tireless support to the erstwhile firm and Jet Freight Logistics Ltd, the company, facilitated the business to reach new heights all through.

Mr. Nikhil Sunil Arya- Non - Executive & Independent Director

Jet Freight Mr. Nikhil Sunil Arya, is the Non - Executive & Independent Director of the Company. He has done B.Com. (Accounts & Finance) and LL.B. from Mumbai University. He is an associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is having experience of more than 3 years in the field of Corporate Affairs and Compliance's.

Mr. Cypriano Savio Fernandes - Independent Director.

Jet Freight Mr. Cypriano Savio Fernandes is an Independent Director of the Company wef May 29, 2017. He is a Senior Business Professional having 27 years of experience across Business Development, Banking and Financial Services, Relationship Management and Business Strategy Leadership.

As an Executive Director with J. P. Morgan Chase Bank NA (2012-2016) and Vice President with Citibank NA (1995-2011), Mr. Cypriano Savio Fernandes was responsible for managing senior level relationships of global companies operating in India across various industries - Manufacturing, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Oil & Gas, Industrials, Financial Institutions.  During his tenure with these institutions, Mr. Cypriano Savio Fernandes gained wide experience in managing relationships, developing business strategies and identifying new areas of opportunities, financial planning, ensuring client satisfaction.

He is an effective leader with high levels of integrity, possesses excellent inter personal skills and creates value through his business, relationship, and financial acumen. Mr. Cypriano Savio Fernandes also devotes some portion of his time to social service activities including reaching out to cancer patients.


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