He is the founder of the Group. He started working at the very young age of 16 and has over 50 years of experience in the Automotive parts trade. His innate entrepreneurial potential was realised when he finished his graduation in BSC. His expertise and strong foundation of ethics have led the Group to its successful position today. Other than his business accomplishments, he is also a philanthropist and has authored many self-help books that is distributed at no cost. He believes that every member of the family must work and earn to reach a goal of continuous growth.
Mahendra Kumar Patodia
Co-founder and backbone of the Group, she takes care of the Accounts and Finance Departments. With a masters in English Literature, she started working with no knowledge of accounting. Today, she is a self-taught master that knows her craft well and leads a team of twenty senior and junior accountants.
He took the torch from his father and is the second generation of the Group. After he underwent training with his father, he has kept in tune with the ethos of the Group. He believes that a successful business can be built through strong relationships and ethics. Under his leadership, he has made the MKP Group a respected name in the Automotive Industry. Further, he is behind the Group’s association with the top Automotive brands in the country like Hero, Maruti, Tata, Royal Enfield, TVS, Honda and the expansion of operations throughout the state of Maharashtra.
Following MKP’s mantra that every member of the family must work, she is in charge of all the warehouse operations of the Group. She has been of invaluable support and made sure the second generation of the Group leads the company to better and more successful tomorrows. She started out as an efficient homemaker and used her organizational skills to strengthen the backend operations of the business.
Driven with passion and interest in Automobiles, he was eager to join the thriving family business. After completing his studies in BTech and Masters in Entrepreneurship from Babson College in Boston, he spent a year in Mumbai to learn the aspects of the Group’s operations and business in a practical environment. With his skills honed, he has become an indispensable part of the Group. He was a key player in bringing brands, Idemitsu and CEAT under the Group’s umbrella.
Focused, Strategic and Unconventional in her approach towards life is what makes her an excellent addition to the MKP group. The intersectionality of experiences at boarding school along with pursuing Psychology and Sociology as her major has helped her gain an excellent insight on human behaviour. She will be learning the ropes of the business under Sudha Patodia and handling the HR & accounts section of the company. With the belief that there is nothing as curious and creative as the human mind, she hopes to pursue Ph.D. in Psychology. With the belief that you grow only when the society grows along with you, she is taking a lead in the CSR activities & wants to make this world a
kinder place for all.
Youngest businessman of the family, he has high dreams for the future of the company. His passion for automobiles and cars encouraged him to pursue racing as a hobby. Like the perfectionists in the family, he too has excelled and holds various ranks across India as well as a National Championship trophy in motorsports. He has completed his studies in B.Tech and aims to grow the company operations by diversifying into other sectors.
Passionate, talented and hardworking are what describe this individual the best. He joined the Group whilst studying, as a Sales Executive and holds an MBA from Indira Institute of Management. He is the CEO of the Kolhapur Division that covers South Maharashtra and handles brands like Hero, Honda, TVS, Tata PV, Idemitsu & SF Sonic. In this role, he has doubled the top-line and continues to increase growth with his strong business acumen and leadership.
Every experience teaches and hones skill-sets. The perfect example of this is Binit Garg. He finished his studies from Kolkata University and started his career as an insurance advisor for ICICI prudential life insurance. He then joined his father in coal-trading business. In 2010, he was recruited by the Group and underwent training in Pune. Within a year, he was transferred to Mumbai to handle operations as a Manager. He believes in providing the best customer satisfaction and building healthy relationships with customers & employees. Today, he is the COO of the Mumbai Division handling brands like Hero, CEAT and Idemitsu.