• Prabhakaran Balasubramanian

    Prabhakaran Balasubramanian

    Chief Executive Officer

    An Indian Citizen, Prabhakaran Balasubramanian was born in Salem, India, on April 17, 1973. He holds a Bachelor of Computer Science Engineering from PSG College of Arts and Science, Tamil Nadu, India, and holds a Certified Private Pilot License (PPL) from Government Aviation Training Institute (GATI), Bhubaneswar, India. Prabhakaran is the Founder & Managing Director of Thriveni Earthmovers Private Limited. His career began in 1993 with a small used excavator and a garbage truck borrowed from friends and family. From there, he built Thriveni into one of the largest mining services companies in India with more than 4,500 units of Heavy Earth-Moving Machinery (HEMM) with an earthmoving capacity of 400 million BCM. Thriveni's growth started in 2012, under the leadership of Prabhakaran who was able to develop the Company from USD5 million in revenue to USD1 billion in 2020, or within 8 years. Prabhakaran has served as Vice President Director of PT Darma Henwa Tbk since September 2020.

  • Russell Conley

    Russell Conley

    Chief Operating Officer

    An Australian citizen, born in September 20th 1958, graduated from Open Cut Coal Mining Engineering and Coal Preparation at Hunter Institute of Technology, Global MIRM for Establishing and maintaining Risk Management at the University of Queensland, and Dragline Operator Training Program at the Coal Extraction and Utilisation Research Centre in Southern Illinois University, California, USA. He is a General Manager/COO Mining with extensive mining industry experience in both Australian & overseas mines. Rich & broad experience obtained whilst holding senior management positions, General Manager, Chief Project Director, CEO or Senior Project Manager with mining operations for the last 25 years.

  • Hemankur Upadhayaya

    Hemankur Upadhayaya

    Chief Finance & Commercial Officer

    An Indian citizen, born in Aligarh, December 3, 1982. He obtained his Bachelor of Technology at the Indian Institute of Technology New Delhi, India in 2004 and continued his Master of Business Administration/PGDBM (Finance), Management Development Institute in Gurgaon, India, in 2006. Mr. Hemankur started his career as a capital market analyst at JP Morgan (2006-2007). Then, he became Associate of Investment & Advisory at Atherstone (2007-2008), VP Strategy & Finance at Earthstone (2008-2014), AVP Business Development & Strategic planning at PT Sinar Mas Agro Resources and Technology Tbk (2014-2018), until Head of Corporate Finance and Group Business Development of PT AKR Corporindo Tbk in 2018. He has served as Vice President Strategic Finance for Thriveni Earthmovers from 2019 to present. Mr. Hemankur began serving as the Company's Chief Finance & Commercial Officer from 2020 until present.

  • Jeya Harris Naveen

    Jeya Harris Naveen

    Chief Maintenance Officer

    Indian Citizen, born on April 14, 1970. Mr. Jeya holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical from Bharathiar University and a Master’s degree of Business Administration from Annamalai University, also certifications for Tyres & Machinery in Agriculture from Deula Neinburg, Germany and Internet/Digital Marketing from Oxford Brentwood College. With more than 30 years of experience and year-on-year success in achieving business growth objectives, turn over, EBITDA, and market share, Mr. Jeya was appointed as Chief Maintenance Officer at PT Darma Henwa Tbk since 2022. Before entering the Company, he is a President – Engineering at Thriveni in 2021 until present. Previously, he was Vice President & Head of Sales & Marketing, Business Management at India Pistons Ltd in 2019-2021, Assistant Vice President Marketing at Alliance Tires in 2013-2019, General Manager at Gmmco. Ltd in 2011-2013, General Manager Sales, Marketing & Product Support Service at Escorts CE Ltd. in 2008-2011, General Manager New Business Development at Mahindra & Mahindra in 2006-2008, Chief Manager Product Marketing & Manufacturing at JCB India Limited in 2003-2006 and Zonal Manager at Tata Motors – Construction Equipment in 1995-2003.

  • Alagappan Subramanian

    Alagappan Subramanian

    Deputy COO – East Coal Project

    Indian Citizen, born on June 1, 1976. He holds a Diploma degree in Multimodal Transport and Logistics Management from Institute of Rail Transport in New Delhi and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kumaraguru College of Technology. Mr. Alagappan has extensive experience in greenfield & brownfield mining project development, mines project management, operation & maintenance, also corporate affairs & land acquisition. He started his career at Diabrasive Tools Ltd. in 1997-1999, Salem Cylinders Ltd. in 1999-2001, Sri Ayyappan Cylinders in 2001-2003, Thriveni Eartmovers Pvt. Ltd. since 2013 and Thrivenisainik Mining Pvt. Ltd since 2015 until present. He then appointed as Deputy COO – East Coal Project of PT Darma Henwa Tbk in 2022.

  • Faruk Fauzi

    Faruk Fauzi

    Deputy COO – South Coal Project

    Indonesian Citizen, born on August 15, 1979. Mr. Faruk obtained Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology and holds Certificate III in Surface Extraction Operations from OHSA, Australia. He is also active in mining association, namely Member of PERHAPI (Indonesia Professional Miners Association). He has more than 15 years of experience in coal mining industry and consultant with a wide spectrum of roles involving various aspects of the mining industry, including economic analysis, coal quality engineering, and mine planning and scheduling, operational, safety performance and management. Mr. Faruk started his career as a Drill and Blast Engineer at PT Pamapersada Nusantara in 2008-2009. Then in 2008-2009, he became a Pit Engineer at PT Thiess Indonesia, until finally joining PT Darma Henwa Tbk in 2009-2012 as Mine Operational Manager. Subsequently, he joined Cofey Mining Pty. Ltd. in Australia as Senior Mining Consultant and returned to PT Darma Henwa Tbk as Head of Project in 2013-2017. Then in 2017-2018, he filled the position of Deputy Project Manager at PT Petrosea Tbk and Senior GM Operation at PT Tritama Niaga Berjaya in 2018-2021. Mr. Faruk rejoined PT Darma Henwa Tbk as Assistant COO in 2021 and became Deputy COO – South Coal Project in 2022.

  • Yulius Shoid

    Yulius Shoid

    Deputy COO – Mine Planning and Operational Excellence

    An Indonesian citizen born in 1982. Mr Yulius Shoid holds a Bachelor Degree in Mining Engineering from Bandung Institute of Technology. He brings years of extensive experience in mine planning both in Indonesia and Australia markets. He started his career with Thiess Indonesia in 2005 where he forged decent foundation of mine planning in contract mining operation before he moved to Australia in 2008. During his time in Australian Mine Planning Consultancy, he spent most of his time working onsite as relief engineer in numerous mine sites around Queensland’s Bowen Basin. He forged decent technical knowledge in Australian coal mining operations from Dragline, Cast Bulk Push (CDX), to conventional Truck Shovel. Along with these site experiences, he also involved in wide range of project consulting works from green field study to all horizons of mine design and scheduling. In 2015, he moved to BHP Coal where he travelled through the experiences of all mine planning horizons from short term, midterm, and long term planning. He formed a good understanding of mine plan to business acumen philosophy from his time working with BHP Coal’s Mineral Australia P&T Resource Engineering. Yulius returned to Indonesia in 2019 and took a Technical Service Manager role with Thiess Indonesia. Subsequently in 2019-2020 he became a Specialist Mine Scheduling with BMA’s Blackwater Mine before he turned to Technical Service Superintendent in Terracom Limited’s Blair Athol Mine in Queensland Australia. Mr Yulius was appointed as Deputy COO Mine Planning and Operational Excellence in early 2022.

  • Wisnu Wahyudin Pettalolo

    Wisnu Wahyudin Pettalolo

    Deputy COO – External Relation & Business Development

    Born on March 16, 1970, Mr. Wisnu has more than 27 years of experience in various industries. Most of his experiences are at the directorate and commission level, such as President Director of PT Sulawesi Agromalindo Lestari (1996-2003), Commissioner of PT Kaltim Persada (2002-2007), President Commissioner of PT Berdikari Mandakala Pratama (2007-2011), Director of PT Prima Sahaja ( 2010-2013), President Director of PT Mutiara Tanjung Lestari (2011-2014), President Director of PT Pelayaran Sanditia Perkasa Maritim (2011-2014), Commissioner of PT Nusantar Adara (2013-present), Commissioner of PT Integra Comunica Nusantara (2016-present this), to the Commissioner of PT Krakatau Agro Logistics (April 2021-present). He has held the position as Deputy Chief Operating Officer – Non-Coal of the Company in 2020 until now. Mr. Wisnu holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the Independent School of Economics, Manado (1998), and a Masters in Management from WR Supratman University, Surabaya (2012). He is a member of a number of organizations such as the Indonesian Young Entrepreneurs Association (HIPMI), the Indonesian National Ship Owners Association (INSA), the Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders Association (ALFI/ILFA), the Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo), and the Indonesian Truck Entrepreneurs Association (Aptrindo). He also serves as Vice Treasury at PB PABBSI.

  • Bokka Sriharilal

    Bokka Sriharilal

    Chief CMO Office

    Indian Citizen. Mr. Bokka holds a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Jawahar Lal Nehru Technological University in Hyderabad, India. He has extensive experience in mining industry. Mr. Bokka was served Hindustan Zinc Ltd. in 1998-2007, Konkola Copper Mines Plc., Zambia in 2007-2009, Rampura Agucha Mines Hindustan Zinc Ltd. in 2009-2015, and became Head of HEMM & Head Engineer Services at Rampura Agucha Underground Mine in 2015-2022. Mr. Bokka was appointed as Chief CMO Office at PT Darma Henwa Tbk in 2022.

  • Tata Athanur Sugavanam

    Tata Athanur Sugavanam

    Chief Asset Management Officer – KCP & CLS Projects

    An Indian citizen who was born on July 25, 1980. Mr. Tata studied Mechanical Engineer from Annamalai university, Tamilnadu, India. He has more than 18 years of experience all across India for strategic planning, production planning, resource optimization, operation and maintenance, maintenance procedures, engineering, workshop management, inventory management as well as vendor management. Self-have got wide experience in wide range of mining, construction, earthmoving, material handling, processing equipment, beneficiation plants and the making of new projects. He also has exhaustive experience in O&M of engineering services and processing plants. Mr. Tata started working as a Trainee at Tata Motors’ Heavy Transport Vehicle section in the beginning of 2002. Afterwards, he joined Thriveni Earthmovers Pvt. Ltd. since 2002 until present. Mr. Tata became Senior Engineer and came out as Senior Manager of Mechanical in 2007-2009. In the year of 2010-2012, he was promoted as Assistant General Manager of Processing Plan. Then in 2012-2013, he served as Deputy General Manager of Processing Plant and became Senior General Manager of Engineering Services in 2014-2016. While in 2016, he was promoted as Assistant Vice President of Engineering.

  • Kathiravan Subramani

    Kathiravan Subramani

    Chief Strategic Sourcing

    An Indian Citizen born on May 3, 1980. Mr. Kathiravan is a professional engineer with experience in earthmover and machinery with more than 20 years in engineering services, crushing and screening, equipment planning, strategic operations, warehouse management, spare parts planning and procurement, vendor management, purchasing and commissioning of large-scale mining equipment. He holds a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Government College of Engineering and a Diploma in Automobile Engineering from the Institute of Management and Engineering Studies. He built his career at Thrivini Earthmover Pvt. Ltd. in 1999. Mr. Kathiravan became the Assistant General Manager of Thriveni Earthmover in 2005-2010. He then served as Senior Deputy General Manager in 2010-2016, before being appointed as Vice President of Thriveni Earthmovers in 2016 until now. He has been the Company's Chief Procurement & SCM Strategy since 2020.

  • Sooryanarayanan P.

    Sooryanarayanan P.

    Deputy CEO

    Indian citizen, born on March 17, 1998. Mr. Sooryanarayanan studied Mechanical Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Tamil Nadu, India. He has extensive knowledge and technical skills such as AutoCAD, Solid works, and Typewriting. Mr. Sooryanarayanan also involved in a few co-curricular activities such as attended work shop on “GD&T and Jigs & Fixture Gauges.” Organized by MECH TECH Engg Centre, Coimbatore on 27th August 2018, “Hands on Training in Thermal Expansion and Analysis of Automotive Barking System” Organized by Karpagam college of Engineering with R&D Experts, Coimbatore on 25th Sept 2017, On 30th & 31st March 2018 Mr. Sooryanarayanan attended conference on “Loading and Unloading on Intermediate Casting for Effective Support in Drilling Machine” Organized by Innovations in Science, Engineering and Technology for Sustainable Development. He also attended workshop on “Robotics by Building and Programming Automated Guided Vehicle using Arduino” Organized by Exclametric on 20th July 2018. Mr. Sooryarayanan attended intership in “THRIVENI EARTHMOVERS PRIVATE LIMITED” from 20th Jan 2020 to 21st July 2020.