Sumit Tayal is a Senior Advisor with
Helix Investments Management LLP. Prior to joining Helix in mid
2008, Sumit worked with KPMG Business Performance Services where he led
business consulting teams across diverse sectors including FMCG, agro
commodities, telecommunications, IT outsourcing and consumer durables.
Earlier, Sumit had also worked with Cognizant Technology Solutions as part
of their automotive practice in India and the US. Sumit received his
Bachelor of Engineering at the National Institute of Technology, Nagpur and
his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.
Varun Didwania is a Director with Helix Investments Management LLP. Prior to joining Helix in late 2011, Varun worked
with Avendus Capital, where he led Private Equity and M&A transactions
across sectors like infrastructure, renewable energy, metals and mining,
media, etc. Earlier, Varun was a Consultant with KPMG Business Performance
Services. Varun received his Bachelorís Degree in Commerce from St.
Xavierís College, University of Calcutta (silver medallist), and his MBA
from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow. Varun is also a Chartered
Accountant and a Company Secretary (gold medallist).
Edgar Cullman, Jr.
Edgar Cullman, Jr. is a Director of Helix Investments. Mr. Cullman is also a co-founder and managing member of Culbro LLC. Mr. Cullman previously was president of General Cigar Holdings and Culbro Corporation. A graduate of Yale University, Mr. Cullman is a member of the boards of Mount Sinai Hospital, the Brain Trauma Foundation, the Atlantic Salmon Federation and the National Board of the Smithsonian Institution and is a trustee of Eisenhower Fellowships. He is also a member of the boards of Griffin Industrial Realty Inc, TDBBS LLC, Med Emporium LLC and LearningMate Solutions Pvt Ltd. He is a former director of Doral Financial Corporation, General Cigar Holdings, Culbro Corporation and Hi-Rel Electronics.
David Danziger is a Director of Helix Investments. He is also a co-founder and managing member of Culbro LLC. Mr. Danziger's previous experience was in marketing and finance. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School, Mr. Danziger serves on the boards of Griffin Industrial Realty Inc, TDBBS LLC, Med Emporium LLC and LearningMate Solutions Pvt. Ltd. He is a former director of Doral Bank NY, General Cigar Holdings, MT Educare, Hi-Rel Electronics and Goodlife IFS.
For over 40 years Mr. Fletcher has served in a variety of positions at Bloomingdale Properties. As a diversified family office, its investments have ranged from real estate, public market portfolios, hedge funds as well as venture capital and private equity transactions. Today besides managing the affairs of Bloomingdale Properties, he also works closely with Culbro LLC on their investments in the US and in India. Mr. Fletcher is the former Chairman of Culbro Land Resources Inc. and Doral Bank NY, FSB. He is a member of the board of LearningMate Solutions Pvt Ltd.