Management Team

GatewayRail has a strength of about 200 employees who work in an environment of innovation and creativity. The management team consists of professionals who have valuable experience in every sphere of the logistics space such as railways, container terminals, shipping lines, transporters, freight forwarders and more.

Sachin Bhanushali


One of the founders of GatewayRail, Mr. Sachin Bhanushali has been responsible for creating the GatewayRail brand in India. He joined GatewayRail in 2007 post a successful career with CONCOR and Indian Railways (Government of India). An accomplished man, he has twenty years of hands-on experience in containers and bulk-break logistics of steel, cement and coal sectors. He holds a Master's degree in commerce and business economics. Mr. Bhanushali is a member of the Working Group on Railways Sector for the Formulation of the Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012-17) and a member of Service Export Promotion Council, set up by Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

B.K. Sahoo


Mr. B K Sahoo heads Finance at GatewayRail since 2010. Having worked with Reliance Communication Ltd., as Vice President - Commercial, he has extensive experience in handling leadership assignments within business, commercial, finance and accounts functions. He played a similar role at Maruti Udyog Limited (now Maruti Suzuki India Limited) for 13 years, handling the areas of finance, accounts, business process re-engineering and launching New Business Initiatives to generate revenue from non-core activities. Mr. Sahoo is a post graduate in Commerce, a University topper from Utkal University, Orissa and also an ICWA by qualification.

Manish Sharma

Vice President – Sales (EXIM)

As VP of GatewayRail's EXIM sales business, Mr. Manish Sharma combines his core abilities in sales, marketing and customer services with his rich experience in container shipping, logistics and ports. Spanning more than 17 years, his career includes having worked with the A.P. Moller Group in various positions, both within India and abroad. He holds a post graduate diploma in International Business Management.

V. Srinivas Reddy

Vice President - Projects and Services

As Vice President GatewayRail's Projects & Services, Mr. Reddy handles project planning, designing & developing of existing ICD terminals of the Gateway Group. Mr. Reddy began his 24 year old career with Balaji Steel (Rolling Mill) as Commercial Manager, Purchases for six years. He has served as GM - Projects & Marketing - ICD Garhi Harsaru at Continental Warehousing Corporation Ltd., and GM - Projects at Adani Logistics Ltd. Mr. Reddy holds a degree in Civil Engineering.

Nandan Chopra

Vice President - Finance & Accounts and Company Secretary

Mr. Chopra has a rich, multi-functional experience of nearly two decades in finance, accounting and secretarial responsibilities. He has served as Head - Finance and Company Secretary, handling matters related to public offers, mergers and amalgamations, monthly and annual accounts, auditing, compliance and budgeting. Mr. Chopra holds degrees in Chartered Accountancy, Company Secretary and Information System Audit. Prior to joining GatewayRail in 2007, he was working with Jaypee Group.