B.Tech Mechanical Engineer from University of Madras Post Graduate in Foundary Science & Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore
Advisor of FPSI
Member of various professional bodies like Institute of Engineers, Institute of Welding, Institute of Non-Destructive Testing. Ex-President of the Fluid Power Society of India and also member of the CII in various divisions
36+ years experiance in Fluid Power industry
Involved in teaching Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate Degree students and also conducted Research in the area of Fracture Mechanics.
Joined International Instruments Ltd in 1988, as Asst Manger – Marketing. Company was involved in the manufacture of dashboard instruments and wiring harnesses, for motor vehicles. Was responsible for business development with all OEM’s and After-market. Successfully forged a committed team of marketing professionals.
Deputed to Germany for higher studies and obtained Doctoral Degree in Testing of Welded Joints.
After 13 years in the field of teaching research and consultancy, joined Larsen & Toubro Limited in their Bangalore factory, manufacturing Earth moving & Construction Equipment. Worked in various capacities in the areas of welding, quality control, purchasing, exports & imports and materials management. Headed their Hydraulics factory, covering design, production, materials, quality, sales and service functions and elevated to Chief Executive of L & T-Case Equipment Private Limited, a joint venture between M/s Larsen & Toubro Limited and M/s CNH Global N.V.
Involved in teaching Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate Degree students and also conducted Research in the area of Fracture Mechanics. Guided doctoral degree students. Worked as a consultant to automobile ancillaries, fertilizer & refinery companies in the areas of metallurgy, welding and failure analysis.