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Pramod Saxena(Chairman and Managing Director)
Pramod Saxena is the Founder & Managing Director of Oxigen Services (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Oxigen, a company that has fast grown into one-stop online payment solution for various services, using an IT enabled platform that connects over 75,000 customer touch points. These customer touch points are growing fast and will reach 2, 50,000 over the next two years.
Oxigen has a number of innovative products like Oxicash, which is an innovative payment mechanism and has evolved into an E Wallet accessible from PCs and Handheld devices with GPRS connectivity and over simple SMS as well.

A Chemical Engineer from IIT Roorkee, in a career spanning 30 years, Pramod has worked in various capacities and was largely associated with Essar Group, DCM Group and Motorola. His rich and varied experience spans Telecom, Steel, Petro Chemicals & & the Fertilizer industries where he has held responsibilities for acquisitions and mergers, setting up green field projects, joint ventures and managing business operations. He has been associated with the Essar Group in various capacities as a part of their Senior Management team, overseeing some of its strategic business initiatives in the areas of Telecom and BPO including the largest of it’s time in India, USD 1.1 Bn acquisition of BPL Mobile's operations across multiple circles.

Pramod was the CEO of Essar Group's Telecom Business (1994-98) and was responsible for many business expansions of the Group. Under his stewardship, he led Essar's foray into Telecom including a joint venture with Swisscom and Hutchison. He was responsible for Essar acquiring and building the mobile networks for Delhi, UP, Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab as also a fixed lines’ license for Punjab.

He was President for Motorola Inc. (1998 – 2004 for Continental India).As the General Manager & Executive Director, Asia Pacific Global Telecom Solutions Sector, Motorola India, he shepherded Motorola into becoming the leading cellular (GSM & CDMA) infrastructure provider. He is on the Advisory Board of Lemko Corp.,a Chicago based Telecom Technology Company engaged in development of ‘next generation’ technology for low cost mobile networks targeted at rural and low density areas.

Having been involved with the Telecom industry for over 15 years, he brings a strong understanding of the industry, Indian players and the operators as well as technology and equipment supplier. His other major accomplishments for Essar group include setting up of a 4 million ton integrated Iron-ore pellet complex, Essar’s acquisition of 30% equity stake in ILVA (Italian Steel Co - third largest in Europe) through a USD 1.0 Bn LBO deal, and 100% equity acquisition & financing of a textile mill in Mauritius and the turnaround of a large BPO business operation in the USA, among others.

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Rajpal Singh Duggal (Group Advisor)
Rajpal Singh Duggal is the Group Advisor with Oxigen
Rajpal Singh Duggal , has 29 years of working experience in a diverse industry segment. An MBA from FMS Delhi from among the first batches he started his career as a Management Trainee with the DCM Group where he remained for 10 years handling Commercial, Finance and development of MIS.
Thereafter he joined the Raunaq Group where he handled a diverse portfolio of functions from Finance, Sales & Marketing and in his last position as Vice President Business Development.

Handled identification of new project ideas, foreign collaboration and tie up of JV partners, Government approvals and then implementation. Key points were handling Commercial & Business SBU’s including trading. He has been in the forefront of innovative financial solutions including fund raising from banks and financial institutions. Left in 2001 to establish India’s first ever Discount format retail store called Discount Circuit. Established 4large format stores in NCR and had a very successful response. Now being restructured on a web format.

Rajpal also is passionate about social causes and is involved in three NGO’s namely Literacy India www.literacyindia.org , Saksham www.saksham.org and Abilities Unlimited www.abilitiesunlimited.com. He is also an active Rotarian and involved in conceptualizing and implementing several community service projects.

Though a Group Advisor, his brief is“Give only that Advice, that you can implement”