Professional Profile

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

Training

Business Process Reengineering

1995

Leadership development program

2010

Supply Chain management

2010

Corporate governance for Directors

2013

Associations

Member Hardware Task Force

1997-1999

Head Governament Interface Panel - Southern Region

1998-2000

Contributor :MAIT-Ernst & Young study on India - the Hardware Opportunity 

2002

Lead: MAIT-GTZ-KPCB - E-waste initiative

2004-2005

Member: Aerospace & Defense core interest group (2014- )

Co Chairman - Southern Region

2004-2006