Founder & Director
Our founder and chairman, Mr NK Ghurka’s value-based leadership coupled with clarity of vision has spearheaded Thermo Groups’ growth. His detail-oriented approach coupled with a focus on “learning organization” inspires every employee who interacts with him. Technically very sound, he holds a Masters in Chemical Engineering from IIT Bombay and has over 50 years of rich experience.
Founder & Managing Director
Ahead of her times, Ms Uma Ghurka chose the path of entrepreneurship soon after graduating in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras,. Her passion for Innovation, penchant for Quality and quest for Excellence, set the direction and philosophy of Thermo Group. She was honoured as one of the 50 Leading Women Entrepreneurs globally in 1999 and the Distinguished Alumna Award in 2012. She currently serves on the board of Shree Cements Ltd and has in the past been on the boards of State Bank of Hyderabad.
Mr Chetan Ghurka plays a vital role in every area of the company – Strategy & Planning, Operations, Sales & Marketing, Finance and Governance and Administration & Management. Under his leadership and guidance, the Group has completed over 15 glorious years of success. He holds Bachelors in Metallurgy Engineering from IIT, Bombay and an MBA from INSEAD Business School.
Ms Medha Ghurka drives the adoption of latest technologies in every sphere of development at Thermo Group: Marketing, Operations, Human Resources, Communication etc. With her diverse work experience, she brings global best practices to the Company. Prior to joining Thermo Group in 2010, she held the Investment Banking portfolio at Bank of America. She holds a Bachelors in Computer Engineering & Masters in Economics from BITS Pilani and an MBA from INSEAD Business School.
Ms Nidhi Taparia brings in 20 years of global experience in Project Management. Her Project Management expertise has fuelled the revamping of operations in Thermosystems, taking it to greater heights over the last 14 years. She holds a Master in Engineering, specializing in Project Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA and a Bachelors in Architecture.
Ms Medha Pattem has contributed significantly in making Thermo footprints across the European market for two decades. Strategically located at London, she ensures customers are serviced timely and to complete satisfaction. She comes with experience in Goldman Sachs and holds a Masters in Industrial Management from Renseller Polytechnic Institute, New York USA, and a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering.