Vivek Vikram Singh
MD & Group CEO
Vivek Vikram Singh is the Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology in computer science and engineering from HBTI Kanpur and a postgraduate diploma in management from IIM Ahmedabad. He has over 18 years of experience, including eight years of experience in the automotive industry. He is responsible for capital allocation, strategic decisions for growth (both organic and inorganic), business development, managing financial stakeholders, and performance monitoring of individual business units of our Company. He was awarded “Entrepreneurial CEO of the Year” by EY India in 2022 and was also adjudged by the Economic Times as one of India’s “40 under Forty hottest business leaders” in the awards’ 2018 edition. Prior to his current role, Vivek served as the Group COO & President - Finance for the Sona Group. Before Joining Sona Group in 2015, Vivek spent a decade in advisory firms KPMG and Grant Thornton.
Rohit Nanda is the Group Chief Financial Officer of our Company. He is a qualified chartered accountant and has over 20 years of experience in diverse industries including automotive, steel, engineering, pharma, chemical, and industrial goods. He is responsible for, capital allocation, financial reporting, investment decisions, risk management, and information technology in our Company. Prior to joining our Company in 2019, he was associated with Usha Martin, MTAR Technologies, Jindal Stainless, SRF, and Ranbaxy Laboratories.
Kiran Manohar Deshmukh
Kiran Manohar Deshmukh is the Chief Technology Officer of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology in metallurgical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Mr Deshmukh has significant experience in automotive components manufacturing and has worked in the areas of, among others, manufacturing, process control and design. He is responsible for steering the development of new technologies, establishing technology partnerships, and building competencies in manufacturing excellence in our Company. In recognition of his outstanding contributions, Mr Deshmukh was awarded the Ashoka Award by the Indian Society for Quality in 2006. In 2022, he was honoured with the prestigious Ishikawa-Kano Silver Medal by the Asian Network for Quality, an umbrella organization comprising national quality organizations of 19 Asian countries. Before joining our Company, he worked with Bharat Gears Limited and Sona Koyo Steering Systems Limited as the deputy managing director and executive vice chairman. He has also worked as managing director of Sona Skill Development Centre Limited and was director of SKAP Forging Private Limited, both of which are now merged with Aureus Investment Private Limited. He joined our Company on July 1, 2019.
V Vikram Verma
Driveline Business – Sona Comstar
Vadapalli Vikram Verma is the Chief Executive Officer of the Driveline Business of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology in mechanical engineering from the Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Surathkal. He has significant experience in the automotive industry and has been associated with the Sona Group for more than 30 years. He is responsible for customer acquisitions and providing leadership for operational excellence in our Company. Prior to joining our Company in 2007, he worked with Sona Koyo Steering Systems.
Sat Mohan Gupta
Motor Business – Sona Comstar
Sat Mohan Gupta is the Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Business of our Company. He holds a master’s degree in commerce from the University of Delhi and is a qualified cost and management accountant. He is responsible for customer acquisitions, developing new products, and achieving operational excellence in our Company. He has over 35 years of experience in the automotive industry and had been associated with Comstar for almost 25 years and was designated as the CEO of Comstar Automotive (now Motor Business of our Company) in 2012.