The Management

Rudranee is headed by a Management Team of the highest caliber which has ensured consistent growth and continuous development over the years. With their substantial leadership experience, diverse backgrounds and shared commitment to excellence, the company's board of directors are tasked with making that vision a reality.

Vivek Shankarrao Deshpande
Chairman and Managing Director

Our founder is the force behind the company. He secured a govt. job after completing his bachelor’s in engineering and then Masters in Business Management.
This first generation entrepreneur with his grit & determination founded the company in the year 1993 and continues to guide us as Chief Mentor.
He has led the company with his vision and entrepreneurial acumen. By setting clear goals, he put the company on path of growth. With his effective team building ability he has organized a strong leadership team and has aspired people to achieve desired results. His strong leadership successfully sailed the organization through all business cycles. The company has since grown from strength to strength and has become a leading name in infrastructure.

He is Government of India nominated trustee on Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT). His entrepreneurial qualities are well acknowledged and he received the awards like Udyog Shree, Udyog Ratan, Gem of India, Udyog Shiromani etc. He is also the managing trustee for number of charitable trusts engaged in education, welfare and sports activities.

Pandurang Kulkarni

He is an Electrical Engineer and has served in Maharashtra State Electricity Board for over 27 years. After taking voluntary retirement from MSEB, he joined Rudranee as a Director.

With his astute sense of project management he continues to lead project execution at Rudranee. With his resourcefulness and project monitoring and control skills, he has developed unique project execution systems and methods for Rudranee. This has enabled the company to execute every project in time and with top of the line quality.

Banking on his rich experience in MSEB, he spearheaded diversification in Power Utility Sector. The company bagged power projects and successfully executed them in a very short span. He is an inspirational leader and fosters a healthy team environment. He has been the driving force behind Rudranee’s expansion in last few years.


Rohit Deshpande
Executive Director

He completed his mechanical engineering and worked at Tata Motors for a year. He acquired PGD in Finance and Accounting from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Leading by example he is the formidable force behind diversification into National Highways. His keen knowledge and instinct about bagging big projects continues to help Rudranee stand in good stead.

He has streamlined the management and execution of all Civil Projects. His insights into Continuous Project Monitoring have helped bring about swift decision making in the company. His hands-on leadership has brought about impressive results in team building in the company.

Ratnakar Manikrao Kulkarni
Vice President (Admin)

He has over 18 years of experience in General Management. He is in charge of Administration & Establishment. He has a special flair for relationship building. His timely approach and knack of problem solving has always worked out things for Rudranee. He has a special capability to work on problems from scratch and bring them to logical completion.

He is also a Vice President Prerana Nagari Sahakari Bank Ltd.

Member State Ex. Council of Sahakar Bharti Maharashtra

Swanand Kulkarni

Joined the management in 2014 as an independent director. He finished his graduation from The ICFAI Institute of Science & Technology, Hyderabad University - ICFI University, Dehradun. Then went on to do his Masters in Science (M.S.) from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

He is primarily involved with Tendering, Project planning & management; and Project Cost control within the company. As a business communications expert, he is entrusted with the responsibility of handling Public Relations of the company.  He helps develop actionable frameworks and best practices to resolve any operational bottlenecks in project Management