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 A M Arunachalam
Chairman
  Mr. M.A.M. Arunachalam (also known as, Arun Murugappan) is a senior member of the Murugappa family. He is an MBA graduate from the University of Chicago, USA. He is currently the Managing Director of M/s. Parry Enterprises India Limited (PEIL), a Murugappa group business arm which is into polynets, general marketing, travels and solar energy. A fourth generation member of the Murugappa family, Mr. M.A.M Arunachalam drives the business development and strategic initiatives of PEIL by identifying opportunities for its divisions - General Marketing Division (GMD), Parry Travels and Tuflex India. He is also on the Board of Coromandel Engineering Company Limited and Carborundum Universal Limited.

Mr. Vellayan Subbiah
Managing Director
  Vellayan Subbiah, Managing Director 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. Sanjay Johri
Non-Executive Director

  Sanjay Johri joined the Tata Administrative Service in June 1975. He worked with the Indian Hotels Co. Ltd., Tata Press Ltd. and RDI Print and Publishing Ltd., rising to the level of Managing Director. He also served as a Director with Timex Watches Ltd. and Tata Infomedia Ltd., prior to joining Voltas Ltd., as its Managing Director & CEO in 2010, which position he held till his retirement in 2018.

Mr Anand Kumar
Non-Executive Director


  Mr. Anand Kumar holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Vanderbilt University, United States of America. He is a Co-Founder and Partner of Gateway Partners, an investment firm focused on growth capital and strategic opportunities across markets in Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. He has over 28 years of experience in Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions, Equity Capital Markets and Leveraged Finance in South and Southeast Asia with a strong network of relationships in the region. Prior to co-founding Gateway Partners in 2014, he has held leadership positions in several leading investment banks including Standard Chartered Bank and Morgan Stanley. He joined the Board on 24th March 2021. He is on Board of various companies in India and abroad including TVS Supply Chain Solutions Limited and Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited.

Ms. Sasikala Varadachari
Non-Executive Director
  Master’s degree holder in Economics and a Chartered Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB). She was associated with the State Bank of India (SBI) group from 1977 and has held several important portfolios in SBI including as Chief Executive Officer of SBI - Tel Aviv, Israel.

Mr. K R Srinivasan
President and Whole-time Director
  Mr. K R Srinivasan is the President of TI Metal Formed Products Division, a division of the Company. He is also in charge of the TI Optoelectronic Solutions business unit. He is an Engineering graduate with Honors from Regional Engineering College (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 two and a half decades 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 Manufacturing Plant – Head. Later, he moved into ERP implementation and handled various process areas like order management, customer service, manufacturing, supply chain planning etc. He was also the Corporate Head of Information Technology in TII and also Executive Vice President of TI Metal Forming.

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Leadership Team

       

Mr. Vellayan Subbiah
Managing Director
  Vellayan Subbiah, Managing Director 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. Kalyan Kumar Paul
President
TI Cycles of India
  Kalyan Kumar Paul is the President of TI Cycles of India, a unit of Tube Investments of India Ltd effective November 16, 2018. 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 three 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. He was the President of Tube Products of India till November 15, 2018.

Mr. Mukesh Ahuja
President
Tube Products of India
  Mukesh Ahuja is the President of Tube Products of India, a unit of Tube Investments of India Ltd. He is a Graduate in Production Engineering from Dr. BA Marathwada University and MBA in Marketing. He has completed Executive General Management Program in IIM-Bangalore and Advance Management Program in the Harvard Business School, Boston.  He has over two decades of experience in managing operations, strategy, business development and sales & marketing. Started his career as Graduate Trainee Engineer in Production Planning & Control with LPS Ltd, Rohtak.

 
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.

Mr. S Suresh
Sr. Vice President - Legal and Company Secretary
Tube Investments of India Ltd
  S Suresh is the Sr. Vice President -Legal and Company Secretary (Compliance Officer) of Tube Investments of India Ltd. A graduate in Commerce, he is an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law. With over three decades of rich experience in the legal and corporate secretarial/compliance functions, he is a specialist in niche areas like mergers and takeovers having handled several such assignments during his long association with the Group since 1993. He was also the Secretary to the Murugappa Corporate Advisory Board for over 15 years. Prior to joining the Company, he was part of the Secretarial teams of E.I.D. Parry (India) Limited and Spartek Ceramics India Limited.

Mr. Krishna Srinivas
Sr. Vice President - Corporate Technology Centre
Tube Investments of India Ltd
  Krishna Srinivas is the Sr. Vice President of the Corporate Technology Centre of Tube Investments of India Ltd.  He holds post graduate qualifications in Technology, Engineering Business Management and Business Administration besides Language / Arts.  He has close to 30 years of experience covering Operations, Business and Engineering Management. He started his career with M/s. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. in 1988, and subsequently worked with English Electric and GEC Alstom.  He joined TI Diamond Chain Limited (now part of TII) as Senior Engineer-Product Development in 1995.  He currently heads the Corporate Technology Centre, besides working on new business, new technology, new products and M&A opportunities.

Mr. R B Selvakumar
Sr. Vice President – HR
Tube Investments of India Ltd 
  RB Selvakumar is the Senior Vice President – HR of Tube Investments of India Ltd. He is a Gold medalist from Madras University in under-graduation and holds a post graduate degree in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from Loyola College, Chennai. Has led the entire gamut of HR & IR functions in different industrial sectors like Textiles, Pharmaceuticals, Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) and Heavy Engineering. He started his career with Loyal Textile Mills Group and subsequently worked with companies like Aspocomp Electronics India, Piramal Healthcare Limited and Shasun Pharmaceuticals Limited before joining TII in 2010. He currently heads the Human Resources, Industrial Relations & CSR for the Company and also heads the Truck Body Works (TBW) business a new start-up venture. 

Mr. A. Muthukumaran
Vice President – Strategic Sourcing
Tube Investments of India Ltd
  A. Muthukumaran is the Vice President – Strategic Sourcing of Tube Investments of India Limited.  He is an Engineering graduate from REC, Trichy (Now, NIT–Trichy) with specialization in Production Engineering and Post-graduation in Business administration from Open University Business School – UK jointly conducted by IFMR, Chennai. He has completed Executive General Management Programme from IIM – Bangalore and has more than two decades of experience in handling functions such as Manufacturing, Corporate Quality Management Systems, Plant head operations, Growth Projects, Sales & Marketing and Business head for the Automotive Chains division. He moved into Corporate role as head of Strategic Sourcing, nurturing new business opportunities in the Infrastructure space.  He started his career as a Graduate Engineer Trainee from M/s Mukand Iron & Steel Limited, Mumbai in Long Products Steel Rolling Mill.

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