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Management & Leadership

Our unique team of thinkers, makers and doers at UDS , work in a collaborative & multidisciplinary way to bridge the gap between strategy and execution. While our expertise is diverse , we share the same genuine passion for creating outstanding customer experience for our clients in all aspects of our Integrated Facilities Management & Business support services .

Raghunandana Tangirala

Founder & Managing Director

Promoter & Managing Director of UDS Founded in 1987 - India’s largest professionally managed Facilities Management and Business Services Company. He has over 35 years of experience in the service industry as an entrepreneur

P.C. Balasubramanian

Executive Director

Chartered Accountant with 30+ years of industry experience as Founder and MD of Matrix Business Services India Pvt. Ltd, Bala is a strategic thinker, bestselling author, and a professional speaker.

Amitabh Jaipuria

Group CEO

Management postgraduate from XLRI, with 33 years of management and leadership experience spanning multiple business sectors that include FMCG, Allied Banking Services, Telecom, Healthcare, and Business Services including Staffing and IFM. In his past assignments he has worked as the MD - Monsanto India, ED - Pepsico India, President - Reliance Jio, President - Quess, and President - First Meridian. He has also worked for Blow Plast and General Electric in his early days. He is a visiting faculty member at the SJM School of Management at IIT Mumbai. Besides his exemplary business and leadership skills, he strikes the right balance between strategic intent and execution on the ground.

Balaji Swaminathan

Group CFO

Chartered Accountant with 24 years of rich professional experience across all facets of finance spanning across profession with big 4 accounting firms (PwC and KPMG in assurance practice and M&A practice in EY) and industry with GE Money, The World Bank, Randstad, and Adecco (in CFO, controllership and FPnA roles)

Madhavan S.

Chief Culture Officer

Madhavan has 38 years of impressive industry experience. He has worked in Canada and the US and has a demonstrated history of exemplary leadership to his credit.


Company Secretary

A legal professional with 27+ years of experience. Worked in reputed NBFCs in finance & legal, he moved to this industry and has over ten years of experience in the service industry.


Business Head – India

C.R. Saravanan, UDS’s Director of Business Operations has the executive responsibility of managing the profitability and plays a key role in the strategic growth of the company. He serves as nominee director on the boards of other UDS group companies. Prior to joining UDS, he has worked with CBRE, Fidelity Business Services and AstraZeneca (India), managing key functional areas including building IT space, Real estate, IFM services, Procurement, Corporate Communications, and Safety.

Om Prakash B.R.

Chief Operations Officer, Technology

Finance and Accounting professional with over 20 years of experience in manufacturing and service industries

Samir Trivedi

Business Head – North, East & West

25+ years of rich managerial experience in Sales & Marketing, Business Development & Business Operations. Expertise in strategic planning, market plan execution, services franchises, product development, pre-sales efforts, and after-sale service with market analysis. Proficient at managing the entire operations encompassing business development, accounts, order processing, and client servicing.


Business Head – South

Commerce graduate with over 20+ years of experience in Finance, Food & Beverage, and Operations in the Service industry. He has an impeccable track record of turning around companies during his tenure with the UDS group since 2004.

Santosh Lal

Business Development Head – North, East & West

Graduated from IHM, Santosh Lal has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality and facility management segments. Having worked with UDS for more than a decade, he has been instrumental in expanding business in the Western region. Under his able leadership, UDS has added many top brands to its list in the West and Pan India

Thimmaiah B.A.

Business Development Head – South

Industrial Production Engineer and an MBA in Asset Management with 25+ years of experience. Worked in many leading industries in addition to holding Senior Level Positions in Business Development & Operations for various well-known IFM companies like IPMSL, DTSS, and Knight Frank for the last 20 years. Rich Experience in developing and implementing Business Processes and BCPs.

Gunaseelan N.

Zonal Head – Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry

Having worked with UDS for over 20 years, he has grown to lead the entire belt of Tamil Nadu including Chennai. He has an impeccable record of client retention in the Tamil Nadu region and is extremely determined to grow UDS to various manufacturing facilities.

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