Sunjay Kapur is the Chairman and Non-Executive Director of our Company. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Buckingham and completed his post-graduation in Owner President Management program from Harvard Business School. He is the elected President of the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India. He is also a member of the National Council of Confederation of Indian Industry. He is the Co-Chairman of CII Manufacturing Council and has been past Chairman of CII Haryana State Council. He is a member of the Board of Governors at The Doon School, Dehradun, and Chairman of the school’s sports committee. He has also held the prestigious position of Global Chairman of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization in 2007-08. With over two decades of experience in the automotive industry, he serves as director on the board of several companies. Prior to his appointment as the Chairman and Non-Executive Director, he served as the Managing Director on our Board.
Vivek Vikram Singh
Vivek Vikram Singh is the Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology (computer science and engineering) from HBTI, Kanpur and a post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has over 15 years of experience, including six years of experience in the automotive industry. He is inter alia responsible for overseeing the production of auto components and systems platform in electric vehicles and hybrids, capital allocation decisions, external shareholder management at our Company. He was recognised as one of the India’s 40 under forty hottest business leaders by the Economic Times in 2018. He joined our Company on July 1, 2016. He was appointed as the Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer on our Board with effect from July 5, 2019.
Amit Dixit is a Nominee Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree of technology in civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, (where he was awarded the institute silver medal) a master’s degree in science in civil engineering from the Leland Stanford Junior University and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University. He has significant experience in various investments and investment opportunities in India and South Asia. He is a senior managing director, co-head of Asia acquisitions, and head of India for Blackstone Private Equity. He has been associated with various companies including Mphasis Limited, Aadhar Housing Finance Limited, EPL Limited, Aakash Educational Services Limited, IBS Software Pte. Ltd., among others He was appointed as a Nominee Director on our Board with effect from July 5, 2019.
Jeff M. Overly
Jeff M. Overly is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree of science in industrial management from the University of Cincinnati and a master’s degree of science in admin from Central Michigan University. He is on the board of directors of, among others, Performance Food Group, Schenck Process Holding GmbH and Packer Sanitation Services Incorporated. Prior to joining our Company, he has worked with The Blackstone Group for approximately 10 years where he also served as the operating partner. He was appointed as an Independent Director on our Board with effect from February 12, 2021.
Prasan Abhay kumar Firodia
Prasan Abhay kumar Firodia is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree of arts in international business from the Regents Business School, London. He has over 12 years of experience in the automotive industry. He is the managing director of Force Motors Limited and the trustee and president of the Aluminium Casters Association and is also a member of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers. Under his leadership, Jaya Hind Industries Limited won the “Best Foundry in India– Large Sector” award in 2008, 2010, 2014, 2016 and 2018. He is also the managing director of Jaya Hind Industries Limited and a director on the board of directors of, among others, Force MTU Power Systems Private Limited and Jaya Hind Montupet Private Limited. He was appointed as an Independent Director on our Board with effect from January 27, 2021.
Shradha Suri is an Independent Director of our Company. She holds a master’s degree of science in international marketing and management from the University of Leeds, and a master’s of science in analysis, design and management of information systems from the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London. She has over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry. She is the Managing Director of Subros Limited and has played a key role in the management of affairs, formulation and implementation of policies, directing strategy towards profitable growth and operations for Subros Limited. She is also the chairperson of Northern Region of Automotive Components Manufacturers Association of India and a member of Confederation of Indian Industry Manufacturing Council. She was appointed as an Independent Director on our Board with effect from August 5, 2020.
Venkata Rama Subbu Behara
Venkata Rama Subbu Behara (B V R Subbu) is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in arts (honours) from the Bangalore University and a master’s degree of arts in economics from the Jawaharlal Nehru University. He also holds a post graduate diploma in international trade from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. He is an auto industry veteran who has served as the president of Hyundai Motor India Limited and earlier held positions in Tata Motors Limited. He is a presently a director on the board of directors of KPIT Technologies Limited, Ola Electric Mobility Private Limited, Greaves Cotton Limited, Ampere Vehicles Private Limited and MTAR Technologies Limited, among others. He was appointed as an Independent Director on our Board with effect from July 5, 2019.