Major Manjit Rajain was commissioned in the 11 Armoured Regiment of the Indian Army in 1984. During his 7 years of service, he was actively engaged in operations in Rajasthan and Jammu & Kashmir. After his service in the Army, he joined the Police force and rose to the level of Assistant Commissioner of Police, stationed in Jammu & Kashmir.
Using his knowledge-based security experience; Major Rajain forayed into entrepreneurship and incorporated Peregrine Guarding in 1995, which has been independently rated by KPMG, EY, Deloitte and Grant Thornton as amongst the top 4 security service providers in India.
His vision for growth led to the expansion of the business and in 2007, Tenon Integrated Facilities Management Services was established. In 2009 the corporation was further strengthened by the acquisition of a leading electro-mechanical service provider – Rotopower. With the acquisitions of the leading UK-based facility management company- O&G Group & Elite and Singapore based Frontline Security, he ensured the Group’s presence beyond the subcontinent.
At the helm of the Group having three distinct yet integrated verticals – Tenon FM, Peregrine, and Soteria he now oversees the continuous and planned growth of the company in terms of business, market and portfolio through new acquisition and business ventures. Over the last 25 years, his refined leadership, business insight and operational expertise have strengthened the growth trajectory of the group and expanded the company into new markets.
As the Global CEO of Tenon Group, Brigadier Rajan Oberoi is responsible for all aspects of the various business verticals along with Tenon Group’s long-range development plans. It’s under his stewardship that Tenon FM, Peregrine, and Soteria are registering quick and commendable growth. His business acumen and a sound understanding of the market led to the glorious achievement of Tenon FM when it was rated “Financially Strong” in the recent report of “Facilities Management Outsourcing market research & Analysis UK 2019” by MTW Research. And, it has also won the title of “Best India IFM Company” by Economic Times in their 2nd Strategic Facilities Management Summit. Peregrine too, has won many accolades and prestigious titles, including “Best Indian Multinational Security Agency Award (2017)” by IISSM and “Brand of the Decade Award (2019)” by ERC Media.
Under his able leadership, Tenon also launched Soteria, the world-class remote surveillance command center is responsible for an enhanced suite of services, processes, systems, and technological capabilities to deliver the best customer proposition for security from every possible angle. He is an accomplished security professional with over 34 years of experience in the security-related domain. Before joining Tenon Group, he has had an erstwhile career in the Indian Army. During his tenure with the Army, Brig. Oberoi was tasked with the responsibility to raise the first combat elements of the National Security Guards – The “Black Cats”, and subsequently went on to head this elite counter-terrorist outfit as their “Force Commander”.
He is a member of national business forums such as FICCI, CAPSI and ASIS. His interface with these industry forums have been on an active level and is often invited by them to speak on issues related to the security industry in terms of insights, trends, and sector outlook.
A diligent and result-oriented finance leader, Sandeep Gupta serves Tenon Group as the Group CFO (Chief Financial Officer). Besides being an experienced Chartered Accountant, he is also a Certified Treasury Manager having worked with various reputed companies such as Hydro Power Corporation Ltd., Acme Cleantech Solutions Limited, Omax Autos Ltd, and Transport Corporation of India Ltd.
To Tenon, he brings expertise in Strategic Planning & Execution, Budgeting & Forecasting, Cash Flow Optimization, Risk Management & Controls, and Compliance Management and other important aspects of Financial Planning and Management and proven track record of an accomplished CFO along with hands-on experience of a seasoned operations executive.
He is a recognized leader and a thorough professional, with high caliber, work orientation, and ability to handle multiple functions and activities in a high-pressure environment. He has a stellar track record of execution of core strategic planning to achieve operational efficiency while delivering optimal results & business value in high-growth environments.
Before joining Tenon, Sandeep was Chief Financial Officer for SU-Kam Power Systems Ltd, the largest power solutions company in India, which has a presence in 90 countries worldwide.
Brig Mayank Awasthi a highly experienced professional with a distinguished career spanning over 34 years in the Indian Army. He served in the Armoured Corp and gained extensive experience working across various terrains throughout the country. During his illustrious tenure in the army, he had the opportunity to serve in crucial missions, including the IPKF in Sri Lanka and the UN mission in Colombo.
In October 2022, Brig Awasthi transitioned to the corporate sector and joined Tenon Group as the Associate Director of Operations for Delhi NCR and the Upper North region. His leadership acumen and dedication soon led to his promotion to the role of Managing Director for the North region.
Throughout his career, Brig Awasthi has exhibited a remarkable ability to manage large teams and oversee operations while consistently focusing on achieving key objectives. He possesses a unique talent for motivating teams to perform at their best by fostering active professional engagement through training, coaching, and constructive feedback.
Brig Awasthi’s proficiency in leveraging technology and implementing advanced systems, honed during his time in the military, makes him well-equipped to achieve results efficiently. Moreover, he possesses subject matter expertise in diverse areas, including security, infrastructure building, budgeting, disaster management, logistics, defence consulting, surveillance systems, and procurement.
As the Managing Director for the North region, Brig Awasthi assumes responsibility for overseeing operations, driving revenue growth, and ensuring efficient collection processes for the entire northern territory, including the north-east region.
His exemplary service in the Indian Army has earned him numerous accolades, including commendation cards for distinguished and outstanding service. Brig Mayank Awasthi’s academic qualifications include a Master of Management Studies from Osmania University, a Diploma in Senior Level Defense Management from Devi Ahilya University, Indore, an MSc in Defense & Strategic Studies from the University of Madras, and a BCom from Delhi University.