Management Profiles

Our teams comprise of experienced professionals who have a broad range of backgrounds, a wealth of experience and the right attitude to their work life. Each person in our Business and Leadership team is a passionate individual, who bring-in a distinctive approach to the business and are driven towards a common goal – taking the group to higher levels of successes.


Uday Punj

Managing Director and Founder

Uday has over 30 years of experience industries spanning across including Construction, Broadband and Manufacturing Services. Uday has extensive global experience particularly in the Middle-East where he spent many years, and also has participated in business dealings with many a company in Europe, North America as well as Far East Asia. Uday is a strategic thinker, believes in precision in execution,has strong market knowledge combined with a practical and efficient approach towards projects. This results in smooth project execution and significant value creation for the investments made in the group. Uday is a passionate believer that the success of any business lies in the level of detail that is thought through.


Vinod Chilukuri

Chief Commercial Officer & Head – Real Estate Developments – Chimes Group

Vinod Chilukuri, a Civil Engineer, is a key member of the Chimes Group Corporate team and has been associated with the Founder’s for over 12 years. He has over 15 years of global procurement experience consisting of Capital Expenditure management across Oil & Gas, Civil Construction & Aviation Projects. Vinod is a supply chain specialist and has been part of the key team evaluating and developing the Chimes Aviation Academy (CAA) business. He has also specifically been involved with the development of the complete supply chain for CAA. He also heads the Real Estate Development projects of the group, from concept to commercialization and has been instrumental in developing banking relationships including banking facilities for the Group Companies. In addition, Vinod also spearheads the evaluation of several new ventures that the Chimes Group evaluates from time to time.


Y.N. Sharma

Chief Operating Officer – Chimes Aviation Academy

Y.N. Sharma is a qualified Private Pilot License (PPL) holder with exposure across Indian and global aviation markets. He has extensive experience of handling aviation operations and setting up new projects. Y.N, or Bobby Sharma as he is commonly referred to, was one of the few people selected for the CPL programmes at the prestigious Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Udan Academy (IGRUA) at Fursatganj, Rae Bareilly.

He has previously worked in the advertising industry for over 8 years and was the General Manager Operations with a Cargo Airline Operations Office in New Delhi.


Abhay Chand

Chief Operating Officer – Petro IT

Abhay Chand, heads Petro IT Ltd, one of the key business ventures of the Chimes Group, and has been associated with the company since its inception. After a successful stint in corporate sales for a Broadband Data solutions company, for over 4 years, he joined Petro IT Ltd in June 2004 to manage the business development initiatives. Abhay has been instrumental in the expansion of Petro IT to different geographies. Abhay’s expertise lies in business structuring and strategy, solution consulting and consultative selling. He holds a MBA degree from University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business and a diploma in Business Management from IMI, New Delhi.