Management Team

Abdulla Kagalwalla

Managing Director

Abdulla Kagalwalla is the co-founder of Signature India Holdings, LLC. He has been with Signature Senior Living, LLC, USA since its inception in 2005 as their Chief Financial Officer (CFO) overlooking Accounting, Finance, Treasury, Banking, Compliance, Project Financing and Information Technology. Prior to Signature, Abdulla directed his services to the business growth of Assisted Living Concepts, Inc., a large national Assisted Living company. In this Role as the head of Financial Planning and Analysis, Abdulla oversaw the setup of the FP&A department, BPM setup and reporting, Banking and Treasury, Compliance and Controls, and Financial Operations Streamlining.

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Anuj Kapadia

Executive Director, Digital Media & Marketing

With over 25+ years of experience in Application Development, Enterprise and Mobile Apps, Graphic Design, UI/UX Design, Social Media and Online Advertising, Anuj has been a part of several success stories across a wide range of industries like Banking Finance Insurance, FIN-TECH & Healthcare. He has a deep understanding of the Web & Mobile App development, various digital channels and assets to be used for running an effective online media and marketing campaign.

Daniel Leaf

Executive Vice President, Operations

  • Licensed Operator in Several States in US
  • Oversaw 2000 units as Executive Director and Regional Director

Daniel is responsible for bringing best of the class international standard operating procedures and policies to India and ensuring that it is tailored to meet the Indian geographical and cultural diversities. Having operated and overseen more than 2000 units, Daniel brings his expertise in design and flow of to ensure its incorporation into the design and architecture of the community.

Abbasali Bagasrawala

Director of Food & Beverage Operations

Mr. Bagasrawala is responsible for Signatures F&B area; planning operations, designing workflows, creating SOP’s and preparing training manuals.

In all Abbasali has 11 plus years’ experience in Production, Operations and Training & Recruitment verticals of the hospitality industry. He began his career with the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in Auckland, New Zealand. Has worked with organizations such as Thackers Hospitality, Hutchison 3G, Vira International in India and his last assignment was with Supreme Support Services, where he was managing Supremes’ Training Centre & Kitchen.

Abbasali holds a Diploma in Hotel Management from India & a Specialization in Hospitality Management & Catering operations from New Zealand.

Abhijeet Umathe

Advisory Board Member

Abhijeet has over 23 years of experience encompassing hotel operations, procurement, catering business & hotel consultancy .
Prior to Knight Frank, Abhijeet’s engagements were as head Transaction Management with IPLMSL, Head Procurement with RKHS (Compass Group), CEO SNG Foods, Operations Manager with the Taj Group of Hotels and Kamat Hotels
He possesses demonstrated expertise in hotel consulting, hospitality procurement and hotel asset management.

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