Tube Investments of India
 
Tube Investments of India
Tube Investments of India Ltd.
Formerly TI Financial Holdings Ltd.
Management
 
Board of Directors | Leadership Team

Board of Directors


Mr. M. M. Murugappan
Chairman
  Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Madras. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan, USA.

Mr. L. Ramkumar
Managing Director
  L Ramkumar is the Managing Director of Tube Investments of India Ltd. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, an MBA from IIM- Ahmedabad and is also a qualified Cost Accountant. He started his career with Ashok Leyland in the Finance stream and later joined the Murugappa Group in Tube Investments of India Ltd and worked in various capacities as Head of Finance of SBUs as well as CFO of the Company. Subsequently he headed the Bicycles business and contributed significantly to the growth and profitability of the business. He has more than 3 decades of rich experience in various facets of management. Over the last 15 years, he has been the CEO of businesses with diverse product portfolios such as Bicycles, Optical fibre, Cable, Belts and Oil seals. He has also been associated with Corporates like Sterlite Optical Technologies and Fenner India Ltd.

Mr. Vellayan Subbiah
Managing Director (Designate)
  Vellayan Subbiah, Managing Director (Designate) holds a Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from IIT Madras and a Masters in Business Administration from University of Michigan. He has over 23 years of experience in varied fields viz., technology, projects and financial services. He has worked with McKinsey and Company, 24/7 Customer Inc. and Sundram Fasteners Ltd. He was a recipient of the Extraordinary Entrepreneur of the Year - TiECON 2014 Award. He was the Managing Director of Laserwords Private Ltd from 2007-10 and of Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited from 2010-17.

Mr. S. Sandilya
Non-Executive Director
  Bachelor's degree in Commerce. Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad. He is presently Group Chairman, Eicher Group.

Mr. Pradeep V Bhide
Non-Executive Director
  Pradeep V Bhide was a member of the Indian Administrative Service belonging to the Andhra Pradesh Cadre and of 1973 batch. He was Secretary, Department of Disinvestment, Ministry of Finance, Government of India and has also served as Additional/Special Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt of India.
 

Mr. Hemant M Nerurkar
Non-Executive Director

  B.Tech in Metallurgical Engineering and has undergone Management courses in India and Overseas. He was formerly, the Managing Director of Tata Steel Ltd. Before his appointment to this position, he held various senior positions in Tata Steel Ltd. including Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director - India and South East Asia.

Mrs. Madhu Dubhashi
Non-Executive Director
  Graduate in Economics (Hon.) and Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad.  She has an experience of nearly four decades in the financial & financial services sectors, having worked for various organisations including ICICI, Standard Chartered Bank and Global Data Services of India Ltd (wholly-owned subsidiary of CRISIL).

Mr. Ramesh K B Menon
Non-Executive Director
  Graduate in Science from Jai Hind College, Mumbai and an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur. He heads the HR function of the Murugappa Group companies.  He has earlier worked with Madura Coats as its Director - HR, South Asia.  His experience with Madura Coals spanned twenty-seven years where he had handled several HR leadership assignments including as the HR Head for South Asia & Africa Regions, consisting of thirteen countries.

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Leadership Team


Mr. L. Ramkumar
Managing Director
Tube Investments of India Ltd
  L Ramkumar is the Managing Director of Tube Investments of India Ltd. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, an MBA from IIM- Ahmedabad and is also a qualified Cost Accountant. He started his career with Ashok Leyland in the Finance stream and later joined the Murugappa Group in Tube Investments of India Ltd and worked in various capacities as Head of Finance of SBUs as well as CFO of the Company. Subsequently he headed the Bicycles business and contributed significantly to the growth and profitability of the business. He has more than 3 decades of rich experience in various facets of management. Over the last 15 years, he has been the CEO of businesses with diverse product portfolios such as Bicycles, Optical fibre, Cable, Belts and Oil seals. He has also been associated with Corporates like Sterlite Optical Technologies and Fenner India Ltd.

Mr. Kalyan Kumar Paul
President
Tube Products of India
  Kalyan Kumar Paul is the President of Tube Products of India, a unit of Tube Investments of India Ltd effective July 01, 2012. He is a Bachelor of Science with Honors from Presidency College, Kolkata and holds an MBA in Sales & Marketing from Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata. He has over 3 decades of experience in managing Domestic and International Operations, Sales and Marketing across diverse industries.Mr. Paul started his career as a Professional Service Representative and worked in various roles with companies like Standard Pharmaceuticals, Kolkata, Shaw Wallace and company, Mumbai, TI Cycles of India, Chennai, Ceat Limited, Mumbai, JK Tyres Limited, Delhi. He joined Tube Products of India in 2009 as Senior Vice President – Strategy & New Projects and took over the Sales and Marketing function as Senior Vice President – Sales & Marketing in 2010.

Mr. P. Ramachandran
President
TIDC India
  P Ramachandran is the President of TIDC India, a unit of Tube Investments of India Ltd. He is an Engineering graduate from Madras Institute of Technology and holds a post graduate diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of marketing, business development and general management. Before joining TII, he has worked with Asian paints for 5 years in Sales. In the 20 years since he joined TII, he has handled a variety of assignments in the three divisions of TII viz TI cycles as Regional Manager and as All India Sales Manager and in TI Diamond Chain as Head of Marketing for the Domestic and International business. In Tube Products of India he has handled operations and was head of Marketing and Business Development of tubes for the domestic market. He was also responsible for handling Tubular Components Division. Presently, he is heading the TI Diamond Chain business. He is a member of CII Southern Regional Council 2010-11 and has represented the Company in several Industry associations.

Mr. K R Chandrasekaran
President
TI Cycles of India
  K R Chandrasekaran is the President of TI Cycles of India, a Unit of Tube Investments of India Ltd. He is a mechanical engineer from the College of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai with a post graduate diploma in Management (PGDM) from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta. He has over 30 years of experience in general management, marketing, sales and operations, mostly in consumer facing industries, with a mix of experience in established companies and start-up operations. He has previously worked in organizations such as Hindustan Lever, Funskool, Polaris Software and Sify. He joined TI Cycles as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in November 2013, with responsibility for the domestic business

Mr. K. R. Srinivasan
Executive Vice President
TI Metal Forming
  K R Srinivasan is the Executive Vice President of TI Metal Forming, a unit of Tube Investments of India Ltd. He is an Engineering graduate with Honors from REC, Trichy with specialization in Mechanical Engg., and a postgraduate in Business Administration from University of Madras. He is a Fulbright Fellow in Leadership in Management from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA. He has over 26 years of experience in various functions viz., Sales, Marketing, Application Engineering, Product Management, Manufacturing and other plant operations, Process Re-engineering, Project Management and Information Technology. Mr. Srinivasan started his career in Ashok Leyland working in different areas of Sales & Marketing for around 9 years. He joined TII in the year 1993 as Regional Sales Manager and he went on to become the All India Sales & Marketing Head. From there, he took to Operations area as a Manufacturing Plant – Head. Later, he moved into ERP implementation and handled various process areas like Order Management, Customer Service, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Planning etc. Prior to the current role, he was the Corporate Head of Information Technology in TII.

Mr. K Mahendra Kumar
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Tube Investments of India Ltd
  K Mahendra Kumar is the Chief Financial Officer of Tube Investments of India Ltd. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and also a Management Accountant from the Certified Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK.  He has over 2 decades of experience in the finance function having worked in diverse sectors such as chemicals, automotive, information technology, wind energy and elevators. He started his career with Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Ltd and subsequently, worked with Ford India Private Ltd and Vestas India Ltd. Prior to joining the Company, he was Finance Director (India) at Kone Elevator India Private Ltd., Chennai.


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