Mr. Suresh Chukkapalli is the Founder Chairman of the Phoenix Group. A technocrat and a visionary who took a strategic leap from being an automobile entrepreneur to independently handling ageless industries like steel, power, cement and realty. His passion for the big enterprise can be gauged from where Phoenix stands today. Mr. Suresh envisions an even brighter future for Phoenix with his in-depth experience and exposure leading the enterprise to higher realms. He is the source of inspiration and the driving force at Phoenix.
Mr. Gopikrishna Patibanda, software engineer, presently the chairman and managing director of Phoenix Group. Prior to his work in the real estate business, his inclination towards entrepreneurship led him to establish his own software business. Regardless of his profession, Mr. Patibanda ventures forward with his openness and transparency in dealings, approach to stakeholders, and commitment towards time management and never-say-never attitude, this pushes Phoenix Group further in the trajectory of growth. However, this triumph would not have been possible without our Honourable Chairman Emeritus Shri Suresh Chukkapalli, who mentored our chairman and supported him in expanding the business and capturing a leading role in the real estate space in Hyderabad.
From being a solution provider to his stakeholders to being a great motivator to his team, Mr. Patibanda establishes his work ethic through self implementation. Furthermore, our esteemed chairman is a keen listener with an exceptional eye for detail and believes in encouraging his peers to learn from the youngest members of the team to ensure a flow of contemporary ideas.
Mr. Patibanda forges genuine bonds with his clients, investors, landowners, with his peers as well as his employees. In addition to this, he strives to find novel and innovative solutions for the matters that plague the industry and believes in creating a virtuous circle of partnership with the best in the industry and improving our practices to establish prideful landmarks for the city of Hyderabad.
Nevertheless, Mr. Patibanda has always been a keen supporter in all CSR initiatives undertaken by our Honourable Chairman Emeritus and strongly believes in giving back to society. He thrives to keep a happy workforce, satisfied clientele and takes every necessary step forward in spreading happiness in the lives of the multitude of people associated with the group.
Mr. Srikanth Badiga plays a strategic role in the Phoenix leadership team. He has been associated with Mr. Suresh Chukkapalli since 1994 in the core support. He is a management graduate and has hardcore experience in Marketing, IT and Infrastructure Management. He is adept at Test Marketing, Product and Brand Launches as he began his career as a Market Research Consultant. As an IT professional he played a key role in architecting and developing an ERP package for an automobile company. With expertise in SEZ act and policy he was responsible for placing Phoenix as one of the leading SEZ on national scenario. Presently he is serving as the Chairman of Assocham Telangana Development Council , Chairman of Indo American Chamber of Commerce (AP & TS Chapter), Member Central Governing Council EPCES, a Ministry of Commerce, Government of India Body and President ,SEZ Association of AP and Telangana. He is also an Executive Council member in many of the national and international trade bodies.
Mr. Jagadeesh Babu is a Director with the Samsara Fund Advisors Group. He is known for his in-depth business leadership skills. He has held an important position in Project Finance at SKIL Infrastructure Limited for over 12 years, from 1992-2004. He was closely associated with prestigious projects like Pipavav Port, Pipavav Shipyard, Pipavav Railway, Mumbai Integrated SEZ, etc. He has an FCA from Institute of Chartered Accountants India (1997-2001) and an EMBA (Strategic Management) from Asian Institute of Management (2003-2004).