Management


Vikram Mahurkar, Managing Director

A Commerce graduate, he started his career in 1980 with Apollo Tyres Ltd, as Sales trainee and continued to work before he resigned as a Assistant Sales Manager for successful 5 years for the territory of Gujarat.

Vikram branched out on his own in 1985 to achieve greater success and floated two companies “CHECKMATE DETECTIVE AGENCY” and CHECKMATE SERVICES PVT LTD” to provide guarding services to Corporates, Industrial Houses, Residential Area, Airports, Refineries etc.

His commitment backed by sheer professionalism has enabled Checkmate Group to achieve greater success as a leading multinational security service provider coupled with exemplary growth in terms of revenue and value proposition.

He initiated the Industrial security training concept, survey & audits for Training and improvisation of security & safety aspects for Industries and Corporate house, which gives an edge to the core services and client satisfaction index.

His approach and diligence has enabled him to earn coveted membership like

  • Member World Association of Detectives
  • President Security Association of Gujarat
  • Platinum Member & Governing Body Member (CAPSI)
  • Central Association of Private Security Industry
  • Member National Safety Council
  • Member Baroda Management Association
  • Member Ahmedabad Management Association
  • Member Institute of Fire Engineers
  • Excellence Service Recognition
  • International Institute of Security & Safety Management (IISSM)
  • Past Chairman Round Table Conference

He is ably supported by his proactive team which includes ex –servicemen from the rank of Lt Col and above, who skillfully manage their respective areas of operations.


12 Maj Gen Yash Rawat, AVSM, SM,(retd) - Group CEO

An alumnus of Rashtriya Indian Military Academy, Dehra Dun and Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, he was commissioned into the elite Gorkha regiment (8GR) of the Indian Army. He has had the privilege of serving in Counter Insurgency Operations in Mizoram and Doda District (Jammu and Kashmir) and in the high altitude terrain of Kargil and along the Line of Control. Retired after a service of 37 years in the Indian Army, he was awarded with SENA MEDAL and ATI VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL for distinguished service, by the President of India.
He is a pragmatic and focused growth leader with an expertise in Human Resource Management, threat analysis and security cover management. He is attributed as a true professional, with successful management and leadership experience and a reputation for meeting the most challenging goals and objectives.
He joined as CEO, CSPL on 15th Feb 2012. With the organization expansion & fast rate of growth he has accepted the responsibility of the Group of Companies as the Group CEO on 1st Jan 2014.


Checkmate Services Pvt. Ltd. Capt. Sujeet Singh Rawal - CEO

Capt Sujeet Singh Rawal spent his early years in the Indian army from 1977 onwards before joining a Public sector bank in 1986. With a security background he also  worked in various department like Currency management , Vigilance and General administration , learning banking from grass root levels in a PSU bank for 16 years .It was this unique hands on experience  of security and currency management that he became the National Head for Security ,Currency Management and ATM operations  for a leading private sector bank in India from 2002 to 2008.He earned laurels in raising the  new department and facilities in the shortest possible time which were  of global standards . He earned many firsts in the Indian banking industry in the area of currency management, currency chest operations and   ATM management like ISO certification and on line reporting system for currency chest operations. He also developed a business plan for a new banking vertical to be raised in Dubai [UAE]. Having worked in the private sector for two years thereafter, he took up the advisory role of a Consultant to two major public sector banks for currency management. His wide exposure in the banking industry covering all activities comes to the advantage of the customers  of Checkmate Cash Management Services Pvt. Ltd  ,which he now heads as the Chief Executive Officer.


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Lt. Col. Sunil Pathania (Retd) - VP (Banking)

Sunil joined Checkmate in 2000 after retiring from Indian Army, He is responsible for the business segments of Banks, Finance & Insurance Companies, involving operations of Cash & Bullion Management, and ATM services.

He is a Science graduate from National Defence Academy, while his penchant for knowledge also earned him MBA in Finance. He is also a Sun certified Java Programmer and Certified Brain bench Linux System Administrator.


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Tathagatha Ghosh (TG) - Head Banking Operations

An alumni of Delhi University and Xavier's Institute of Management, Mumbai. His core expertise is in providing and executing logistical solutions to the financial and utility bill payment sectors. With over 25 years in the corporate world, he has held senior positions as National Head of Skypak Financial Securities, Head of ATM Cash Management and Head Customer Service - Credit Card Vertical in ICICI Bank. Apart from Financial Logistics, he has  a passion for the outdoors, financial inclusion and employment generation, In line with this he has headed Rural Tourism initiatives of ICICI Foundation through IFMR Trust.