Niranjan is an accomplished and influential executive with 15+ years of experience and success in start-up, international business, strategy development, P&L management, operational business planning, and profitability optimization in both entrepreneurial environments and Fortune 100 organizations. He is a change leader who develops strategic initiatives designed to drive business growth, risk mitigation, and expense reduction while supporting the delivery of organizational goals. He can demonstrate a solid understanding of independent board dynamics with 8+ years of experience as Executive Director in an MNC and related responsibilities.
He is recognized for his unique blend of international business, commercial and financial leadership, transfer pricing and P&L management experience. He understands the risks and complexities involved with expanding and operating a global business, setting & operating sourcing and outsourcing set-ups.
Sounderrajan is a seasoned and result oriented executive with 15+ years of experience and success in Engineering, FEA, CFD, Trade Compliance, Sourcing and Application Engineering functions. He is an influential leader with his excellent capability to deliver remarkable results without compromising the quality and timeline. He had developed strategies to enhance the utilization and efficiency of the work force. His expertise in various functionalities in a wide spread of industries ranging from Automobile, Auto accessories, Air Compressors and a long stint in Oil and Gas equipment brings a solid edge in wide product knowledge.
With a Masters Degree in Automotive Engineering from the University of Leeds, UK and Bachelors in Production Engineering from PSG College of Technology, and with a varied industrial exposure, he is a solid engineer with commanding leadership skills.
Sakthivel has 20 years of experience in the Engineering industry, with deep operational knowledge and broad strategic insight in building and scaling businesses. He is an advocate of change, and strongly believes simplification of processes focusing customer centricity is the key to success. An outstanding people manager, Sakthivel has an entrepreneurial style of management that is a blend of enthusiasm and dynamism. He has always focused on people's strength to bring out the best in them. Most recently, Sakthivel was heading the One-Subsea engineering in Schlumberger from Oil & Gas industry, brings wealth of API, engineering and project management skills. In his leadership role he was responsible for overseeing a business execution, setting direction, objectives & goals. Prior to Schlumberger he was working in the R&D department of a leading textile machinery industry.
Sakthivel is a Post Graduate in Mechanical Engineering and holds MBA.
Currently VP & Division CIO of Ryder