Mr. Richard Francis Theknath
Promoter & Managing Director
Mr. Richard Francis Theknath is the Promoter and Managing Director of the Company. He equipped himself with an FMBA from NMIMS, before he began his career under the guidance of his father and the founder of Jet Freight, Mr. Francis Theknath in the year 1998. Starting off as a documentation trainee, he has thereon successfully risen through the ranks by getting involved in various aspects of the company.
During the 20 years of his progressing career with Jet Freight, he has pioneered a new culture in the organization. He has been working closely with the team of agents and operators and has taken personal interest in creating and developing a committed, hardworking and skilled troop of employees for his organization. Under his chairmanship, Jet Freight has received numerous notable awards from airlines like Air India, Cathay Pacific, Saudia Airlines, Gulf Air, Emirates and many more.
Mr. Dax Theknath
Whole Time Director
Mr. Dax Theknath is the Whole Time Director of the Company. He is a licensed commercial pilot, certified by the Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration (United States of America). He is the Director of the Jet Freight since 2006. He has significant experience in the field of freight forwarding, logistics, custom clearance and handling and is currently responsible for marketing and maintenance of operational excellence in the organization.
Mrs. Agnes Francis Theknath
Non-Executive and Women Director
Ms. Agnes Francis Theknath, wife of Late Mr. Francis Joseph Theknath, who has matriculated from Bombay, initially supported Jet Freight just by giving advice for the better of the family business, but has now transcended into mentoring her two sons and participating in the key decision-making process. Having worked with the founder has groomed her with the required intricacies of the business and her business sense has yielded exceptional results, facilitating the company to reach new heights.
Mr. Nikhil Sunil Arya
Non – Executive & Independent Director
Mr. Nikhil Sunil Arya is the Non-Executive and Independent Director of the Company. He has acquired a B.Com studying accounts and finance as well as an LL.B from Mumbai University. He is an associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has an experience of over 3 years in the field of Corporate Affairs and Compliance.
Mr. Cypriano Savio Fernandes
Mr. Cypriano Savio Fernandes is an Independent Director of the Company since May 2017. He is a senior business professional, equipped with 27 years of experience across business development, banking and financial services, relationship management and business strategy leadership.
As a former Executive Director with J. P. Morgan Chase Bank and former Vice President with Citibank, Mr. Cypriano was responsible for managing senior level relationships of global companies operating in India across various industries. During his tenure with these institutions, he gained wide experience in managing relationships, developing business strategies, identifying new areas of opportunities, financial planning and ensuring client satisfaction.
He is an effective leader with a high level of integrity, possesses excellent interpersonal skills and creates value through skills and insight. Mr. Cypriano also devotes a portion of his time to social service activities.