Chairman, Sakthi Group
During his 25 year tenor with the Sakthi Group, Mr. Manickam has been instrumental in developing the USD 1bn+ conglomerate. In addition to spearheading the development of the automotive segment, he has also been pivotal to establishing multiple educational institutions. He has received several international awards for leadership and outstanding contributions in the automotive industry, and holds an MA from Madras University and an MBA from University of Michigan
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Verma is the CEO of Sakthi Automotive Group. He has previous experience working in several countries including India, Japan, China, Korea and the US. He has a background from supply chain and global purchasing at OEMs like GM, Honda and Bombardier. He has an MA from Delhi College of Engineering and an MBA from Institute of Management Technology in Ghaziabad, India
Interim CFO of ABT Auto Investments Ltd
Dheeraj is currently Director and Group CFO Token Communities Ltd and ABT Auto Investmentd Ltd. Earlier he was Managing Director of Redcliffe Capital focused in Leverage buyouts, M&A and Prop Investments. He is also an active early stage investor and holds a robust portfolio of 35+ businesses mostly in India, Singapore and USA. Prior to this, he worked at Nokia in various roles including CIO office, Markets Strategy and Global Finance for almost a decade. Before Nokia, he was a management consultant at Zensar Technologies (Fujitsu services JV) for British Gas, UBS, Cisco, etc. He is a guest lecturer at City University, London. Dheeraj holds a computer science degree from Delhi University, as well as an Executive MBA from Cass Business School, London. He is British Citizen and shuttles between London and Delhi. He has been widely covered as the most prolific Indian investor of 2016 by leading national dailies.
CFO, Sakthi USA and Sakthi Mexico
Mr. Chaudry is the CFO of Sakthi USA and Sakthi Mexico. He has 30 years of experience as a controller for different firms. Before joining Sakthi, he was the controller of an engineering service firm in Michigan for nine years. Mr. Chaudry holds an MBA in Finance and a BA in Commerce with Honors from the University of Delhi. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in Michigan, US and a Chartered Accountant in India.
President, Sakthi India
Mr. Mylsamy is the current President of Sakthi Auto Components Ltd. He has been with the Sakthi group since 1979, being actively involved in foundry projects from inception in 1983 and onwards. Today, he brings more than 35 years of experience to Sakthi, having been involved in production management, labor and administration, marketing and customer development, as well as strategic planning. Mr. Mylsamy holds an MA in Economics and Business Administration.
CFO, Sakthi India
Mr. Kannan joined the Sakthi group in 1992 and has held various positions throughout the group. He is currently the CFO of Sakthi Global Auto Holdings and his responsibilities include finance, accounting, and auditing functions. Mr. Kannan has been the director of Sakthi Auto Ancillary Private Ltd for the past five years and he has experience in accounting, finance, internal audit, international accounting standards, statutory audit, taxation and more.