Capt. Anand Aryamane
Chief Executive Officer
Capt. Anand is a Master mariner, having started his career in 1989, he commanded and sailed for Great Eastern Shipping and the A.P. Moller Group for over 14 years.
In early 2004, Anand came on shore and worked with Maersk India’s operations group based out of the Port of Nhava Sheva in the capacity of an intermodal manager for Western India which contributed over 40% the company’s India volumes and revenues.
In late 2006, Anand took on a role at Dharamtar Infrastructure Limited, a company which owned and operated a port and barges near Nhava Sheva, India’s largest container port. His role was to complement the bulk handling operations at the port and was successful in building out a container-focused business for the facility.
Anand was a founding member of Tuscan Ventures Pvt. Ltd., a boutique investment company. Through Tuscan Investments he was exploring cold storage business opportunities in India since 2008 and in 2010, he spearheaded Tuscan Ventures’ cold chain business through the formation of Cold Star Logistics.
Anand was responsible for every aspect of the business at Cold Star, assisting the company to raise funding through debt and government subsidies, land acquisition, approvals and development of its first 6,000+ pallet facility, building a team, sourcing clients and potential equity raise. Under his leadership, Cold Star boasts a large facility in Mumbai, converted land in Bangalore, 65-strong trucking fleet, 35-person operational team and a robust client base. He was on the board of Cold Star from 2013 until his departure in 2016.
Anand joined Kool Solutions India in May, 2016 as Chief Executive Officer to execute a strategy of developing and operating several public refrigerated warehouses (“PRW”) throughout India.
Vice President Business Development
Dhimant was managing partner of his family run plastic manufacturing business with 35 years of experience in the plastic industry, responsible for the overall management of the business.
Dhimant joined Kool Solutions India in 2012. He was a core member of the 50/50 Indo Canadian joint venture and his responsibilities included land acquisition, vendor sourcing and negotiations along with various responsibilities for government and statutory approvals. He played a major role in assisting with the USD $12 million greenfield state-of-the-art public refrigerated warehouse (PRW) for Kool Solutions India in MIDC-Taloja, Navi Mumbai and helped kick start its operations in India.
Dhimant successfully completed the Word Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) three-year program in food preservation, temperature-controlled logistics, refrigerated warehousing, facility management, personnel mnaagement and industry best practices.
Sales and Marketing Manager
Animesh is a sales and marketing professional with over 7 years of experience in retail operations and the Indian cold chain industry.
Animesh started his career in 2013 working with Infiniti Retail Ltd. (a Tata company) where he oversaw the daily operations of a store, created business strategies, developed promotional material and trained new staff.
In 2014, he moved into third-party cold chain logistics with Snowman Logistics. He was responsible for business development, handling corporate clients, conducting primary market research, P&L and MIS assessment based out of different locations – Mumbai, Bangalore, Surat, Kolkata and Delhi. In 2017, he joined Sical Logistics as Sales Manager in Mumbai where he was responsible for business development, distribution and logistics management.
Animesh joined Kool Solutions India in 2018 as Sales and Marketing Manager.
Animesh holds his Master’s degree in Marketing Management from ITM University, Navi Mumbai and is a graduate in B.Com from St. Xavier’s College in Kolkata.
Jayant is a refrigeration engineering professional with over 10 years of experience working with Frick India Limited, a major refrigeration supplier.
He has extensive experience in commissioning industrial refrigeration facilities.
Jayant is a graduate from Rajasthan Universith and holds a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering.
Bhagyesh is a senior financial professional with over 17 years of experience with large multinational corporations, Shell India Market, Haden International Group, Tytan Organics Pvt. Ltd.
He has experience in financial accounting and reporting, taxation, costing, revenue recognition, budgeting and statutory compliances.
Bhagyesh holds his CA Intermediate and is in the final stages of achieving his Chartered Accountant Accreditation and also holds a B.Com. from Mumbai University.
Deepak is a senior operational manager with over 16 years of experience in the public refrigerated warehouse industry and seafood production.
Deepak started his career in 1999 working with a seafood processing company, moving into the third-party logistics cold chain in 2011 with Snowman Logistics starting up a new logistics center in Mumbai. In 2014 he moved to Kelvin Cold Chain Logistics as Assistant Manager of Operations located in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu.
Deepak joined Kool Solutions India in January, 2017 and has assumed the role of Operations Manager in November, 2017.
Deepak holds his B.Sc. Maths from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India and is trained in HACCP and ISO 9001-2000.
Construction Project Manager
Shravan is an electrical engineer with more than 22 years of industrial experience with large corporations, Unilever, Mahindra and Mahindra, Godrej, Dabur.
He is an expert in industrial maintenance and refrigeration systems. He has a good working knowledge of HACCP and BRC programs.
Shravan holds his first class diploma in electrical engineering from K.K. Wagh Engineering College, Mumbai Technical University.