Mr. Sunil Shahane (Founder & Director)
A mechanical engineering technocrat and entrepreneurial management background, Sunil Shahane has over 30 years of experience in the field of manufacturing of process equipments and project execution and established Sahara Engineers in the year 1995. Diversifying the company portfolio to application oriented sectors, he expanded into chemical, dairy, pharmaceutical, Winery, Distillation industries.
Further expanding into the craft brewery sector he envisioned Frothman Brewing Solutions, to handle the special requirements of the sector and put in place a team of professionals to successfully manufacture and execute the projects
Mr. Nikhil Udawant (Partner & Head of Sales & Marketing)
Nikhil Udawant, carrying a robust global/international experience of Planning and Project Execution along with sales and marketing, joined Sahara Engineers as a partner , reinforcing Frothman Brewing Solutions to execute wide range of projects and prove best in class after sales.
Being a production engineer himself, his aim is to simplify the equipments from operations point of view, and keep innovating to facilitate easier operations.
Mr. Ritwik Bhattacharya (Brewmaster)
In terms of academics he was adjudged as the first and youngest recipient of IBD, London, J.J. morisson scholarship for Diploma in brewing. A bachelor's Hons degree in Microbiology, a MSc in Microbial & Food technology and Post graduate diploma in Food safety and quality management are also part of his academic portfolio.
With over 11 years of work experience in Food & Alcoholic beverage industry, he has worked and trained with domestic and global industry leaders. Long exposure to craft beers and his academic qualifications has helped him gain expertise into brewing operations, Quality control, Bottling, Product excellence services, recipe formulations, understanding of beer food pairing.
His goal to achieve the perfect pint of beer drives him towards innovation at all levels.