An engineer by education with additional studies in business administration, international trade and finance.
I come with 30 years of industrial experience with large MNC’s and Indian organizations like BOSCH, Digital Equipment Corp and Larsen & Toubro. My most recent role was with TE Connectivity where I was the Director of Aerospace, Defence & Marine business unit and prior to that as the Global Director of Strategic Sourcing across all emerging economies.
I have gained vast experience in developing, deploying and managing business models and teams across the globe - especially in emerging markets ranging across China, India, SE Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America. Operating expertise in large MNC's and Indian organizations with complex business scenarios / processes, matrix structures and globally dispersed teams. Comfort with business models that stress - effective P&L management, commercial acumen, metrics, operating effectiveness, business excellence and managing talent.
I have experience of relationship management with clients, global peers, JV partners and the local statutory environment. Integration experience in complex M&A scenarios and the management of related change. Experience on company Boards in both Private and Public organizations.
I am an adept strategist with ability to quickly grasp complex and volatile business scenarios and boil them down to basics. Meticulous and metrics driven execution professional with a demonstrated ability to build and rebuild effective teams across geographies, businesses and functions.
Have been a member and speaker for various Industrial Associations such as – CII, MAIT, ELCINA, IESA, CLM, CLIK; on issues related to Government Policy, Country competitiveness, Supply Chain management, IT strategy and Business Excellence. Was also instrumental in conceptualising and deploying a Government /Industry /NGO initiative on E-waste. Have delivered more than 50 public speeches in the past 10 years – including several at educational institutions.
Specialties: Organization structuring, deployment, integration and steering change, Global Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Business Excellence Systems, IT solutions