Board of Directors

Each one of them brings their knowledge, experience, exposure and expertise to take the Group to greater heights.

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Mr. K. G LAWRENCE
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. K. G Lawrence has been in various business activities for nearly five decades which include Marine Exports, Financial Services, etc.

He was the President of the Seafood Exporters Association of Kerala and also occupy the positions of: Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA; Under Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India), twice, Member: Minimum Wage Board and former President of Cochin Fine Arts Society.

Currently he is on the Board of Governers of Prajyothi Nikethan College, Puthukkadu.
He is the Managing Partner of Geo Seafoods and Director of Monsun Foods Private Limited.

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Mrs. VALSA LAWRENCE
DIRECTOR

Mrs.Valsa Lawrence wife of Mr. K. G. Lawrence, holds directorship in various companies of Geo VPL group.

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Mr. PRADEESH LAWRENCE
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mr. Pradeesh Lawrence is a Graduate in Economics and entered into business soon after his graduation. He has been actively involved in the day-to-day activities since the inception of the Company. He holds directorship in various companies of Geo VPL group. He is also an executive director in Hi-Tech Universal Printers and Publishers (India) Private Limited,Coimbatore.

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Mrs. JULIE PRADEESH
DIRECTOR

Mrs. Julie Pradeesh hold a master degree in Business Administration. She has been actively involved in the day-to-day activities of the Company. She holds directorship in various companies of Geo VPL group. She is also a director in Hi-Tech Universal Printers and Publishers (India) Private Limited, Coimbatore.

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Mr. Jose V Joseph
DIRECTOR

Shri. Jose V Joseph has joined the board of our company effective December 06, 2022. He is the former Executive Vice President of Federal Bank with over four decades of rich experience in banking and sound corporate practices. He is on the board of Manorama Industries Ltd, Raipur, a listed entity, as an independent director. He is a director in Federal House construction Society Ltd. He had been on the boards of Dharmadeepti Ltd and Dharmadeepti Chits P Ltd. He had successfully spearheaded business in rural, semi urban, urban and metropolitan centres with thrust on Retail, SME and Wholesale banking. He has worked in various geographies in India and in UAE. The key positions he held in the bank are : Head of Marketing and SME departments, Zonal Head of New Delhi, Country Head Wholesale and Institutional Banking and Controller of Zonal Heads. He is highly acclaimed and accomplished executive with an outstanding track record in growing business volume and profit. He is a visionary and creative leader recognised for sweeping improvements made in customer service, efficiency, product development and marketing. He is a strong believer in good corporate governance, compliance and integrity.

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Mr. M. VENUGOPALAN
ADVISOR TO THE BOARD

Mr. Mannil Venugopalan is the Former Chairman and Managing Director, Bank of India, and former MD & CEO Federal Bank Limited. Quintessentially a commercial banker, he has an impeccable career record spanning of four and a half decades in diverse geographies at leadership capacities – both in India and abroad. He started his career as a Probationary Officer with Bank of India in 1966, with a stint for 3 years in between with Union Bank of India as an Executive Director and rose to the position of the Chairman & Managing Director of Bank of India.