Tube Investments of India
 
Tube Investments of India
Tube Investments of India Ltd.
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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. N. Srinivasan
Non-Executive Director
  Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary. He has over 27 years of experience in the areas of Corporate Finance, Legal, Projects and General Management. Presently, he is the Director - Group Finance.

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. C.K. Sharma
Non-Executive Director

  Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was the Managing Director of Gallup’s joint venture in India and subsequently, a member of Gallup's Regional Executive Board for Asia Pacific.

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.

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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. Arun Alagappan
President
TI Cycles of India
  Arun Alagappan is the president of TI Cycles of India, a Unit of Tube Investments of India Ltd. He is a commerce graduate from University of Madras and holds a post-graduation degree in Management from the Cardiff Business School, Wales, UK. He has over 16 years of work experience in the field of Human Resources, Sales, Marketing and General Management. Before joining the family business he had short stint of experience with GE capital, Gurgaon. Before joining TII, he has worked with Parryware in HR, Commercial and Sourcing functions. In the 9 years since he joined TII, he has handled various assignments in the two divisions of TII viz. in TPI as Head of International Business and in TI Cycles as Head of Retail function where he spearheaded the Retail transformation of the company and then he moved to head the Sales & Marketing function of TI Cycles before taking over as the President of TI Cycles. He is an Executive member of Southern India Chamber of Commerce and Industry and had also served as the President of All India Cycle Manufacturers’ Association.

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. Arjun Ananth
Executive Vice President and CFO
Tube Investments of India Ltd
  Arjun Ananth is the Executive Vice President and CFO of Tube Investments of India Ltd. He is a commerce graduate from Loyola College and a qualified Chartered Accountant. He has also completed his Master of Business Administration (Finance & International Business) from Leonard N Stern School of Business, New York University. In his 2 decades of experience in Finance, he has worked with various companies like Price Waterhouse & Co, ICICI Securities, Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation, Celetronix International Limited, Nike India Pvt Ltd, Sanmar Group and Ashok Leyland Limited.

Mr. R. Natarajan
Executive Vice President- Corporate Technology Centre
Tube Investments of India Ltd
  R Natarajan is the Executive Vice President of the Corporate Technology Centre of Tube Investments of India Ltd. He is an Engineering graduate from IIT, Madras with specialization in Metallurgy. He has close to 30 years of experience and has worked in technical, projects and manufacturing roles at TI Diamond Chain. He started his career with Tube Investments of India Ltd as a Graduate Engineer Trainee in 1981. He was instrumental in setting up the Corporate Technology Centre for TII in 2002 and also played a pivotal role in TII becoming a member of an International Steel Consortium. He has been closely associated with IIT Madras in carrying out research work in emerging field of Nano Functional Materials. He has published more than 10 technical papers to his credit. He is on the evaluation committee of IIT- Madras for B.Tech project programs and also on the board of governing council of AU-FRG centre for CAD/CAM at Anna University as an Industrial Member. 

Mr. N. Prasad
Executive Vice President – HR
Tube Investments of India Ltd

  N Prasad is the Executive Vice President – HR of Tube Investments of India Ltd. He is a commerce graduate from R.K.M.Vivekanada College, Chennai and holds a Masters degree specializing in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from University of Madras. He has over 2 decades of experience in HR & IR roles and has worked in different sectors viz. FMCG, Agrochemicals, Telecom, Power Transmission. He started his career with Bush Boake Allen (I) Ltd as a Management Trainee and subsequently worked with companies like Syngenta, Bharti Telecom, Fenner (I) Ltd and Areva T & D Ltd.


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