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TVS Motor Company Ltd (TVSM.BO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

K. Radhakrishnan

56 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Whole-Time Director

K Gopala Desikan

54 2017 Chief Financial Officer

K. Srinivasan

2009 Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

Sudarshan Venu

25 2014 Joint Managing Director, Executive Director

Lakshmi Venu

2014 Director

H. Lakshmanan

84 2002 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Rajesh Narasimhan

2017 Non-Executive Non Independent Director

R. Ramakrishnan

69 2009 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Lalita Gupte

70 2018 Additional Independent Director

Prince Asirvatham

64 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

K. Bajpai

85 2003 Independent Non-Executive Director

C. Dua

64 2001 Independent Non-Executive Director

T. Kannan

61 2000 Independent Non-Executive Director

Hemant Singh

62 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

K. Radhakrishnan

Mr. K. N. Radhakrishnan is President, Chief Executive Officer, Whole-Time Director of the Company. He began his career as Graduate Trainee in Sundaram-Clayton Limited (the Holding Company) in 1986 and has held various positions in the Company from 1986 to 2000. During his tenure he implemented various initiatives in manufacturing, product layout and cellular manufacturing systems. He was the head of Business Planning of Sundaram-Clayton Ltd (SCL) and also for other component divisions. During his tenure, he was instrumental in developing best practices in TQM and TPM which enabled SCL to bag the prestigious Deming award and Japan Quality medal. During 2000, he was transferred to the Company and implemented the same TQM and TPM practices in the Company which helped the Company to become world's first two wheeler company to win world's most prestigious recognition in Total Quality Management- the Deming Award 2002 Mr Radhakrishnan was promoted as Executive Vice President in 2004 and was made responsible for sales and marketing, materials along-with business planning and was elevated as President and CEO in 2008 and this position he currently holds. He is an M. Tech graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai and has also undergone a Management Education program at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in the year 1989. He is not related to any other Director or Key Managerial Personnel of the Company. He is a member of Risk Management Committee of the Company. He also holds directorship in group companies viz., TVS Credit Services Limited and TVS Motor Services Limited. He is also the Executive Committee member of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).

K Gopala Desikan

Mr. K Gopala Desikan serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He is at present the Executive Vice President - Finance of Sundaram-Clayton Limited, the holding company. He has been with the Group for the last 28 years and has handled various functions which include Direct Taxation, Treasury & Risk Management, M&A activities, Corporate finance & accounts and various accounting functions at Plant level. He is also involved in the strategic initiatives of the Group’s International business and Long range planning. He was heading the Finance function of the group companies prior to taking over his present position. He has represented the Industry Associations in various Expert Committees. He has attended various Leadership Programs both within and outside India. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and also holds an MBA from Open University Business School, UK.

K. Srinivasan

Sudarshan Venu

Mr. Sudarshan Venu is Joint Managing Director, Executive Director of TVS Motor Co. Ltd. He had joined TVS Motor Company as Vice President effective December 1, 2011. He was earlier inducted into the Board of Sundaram Clayton, the holding Company of TVS Motor Company as an Additional Director in September 2011. He completed his graduation in 2010 with Honors at the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology at the University of Pennsylvania. He also pursued a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania which maintains a long tradition of educating visionary business leaders and academicians. He completed his Masters in International Technology Management from the Warwick Manufacturing Group, an academic department at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom. While pursuing his Masters, he underwent hands on training in Die Casting Division of Sundaram-Clayton Limited and in TVS Motor Company Limited.

Lakshmi Venu

H. Lakshmanan

Shri. H. Lakshmanan is Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of TVS Motor Co. Ltd. He is a Company executive with experience. He joined the TVS Group in 1953. He rose to the position of executive director of Sundaram-Clayton Limited in 1982 and continues to hold the position. He has experience, and knowledge in areas such as banking, finance, business administration and human resources. He was co-opted as a director of the Company on 26 April 2002. He is Chairman of Harita Seating Systems Limited and Chairman of Investors’ grievance committee, Audit committee. He is Director of Harita NTI Limited. He is Whole time director and Member of Audit committee of Anusha Investments Limited. He is Director and Member of Audit committee, Investors’ grievence committee of WABCO-TVS (INDIA) Limited. He is Director of Sundaram Auto Components Limited, Auto (India) Engineering Limited, Sundaram Investment Limited,Harita TVS Technologies Inc. USA, Sundaram Clayton Senior Officers Welfare Foundation (P) Limited, Harita Techserv Limited, TVS Capital Funds Limited, Harita Properties Private Limited, TVS Motor (Singapore) Pte. Limited. He is Director and Member of Shareholders’/Investors’ grievance committee, Audit committee. He is Director and Chairman of Audit committee of TVS Investments Limited. He is Director and Chairman of Audit commiftee of TVS-E Technologies Limited. He is Managing Director of By. TVS Motor Company (Europe). He is Commissioner of PT P/S Motor Company Indonesia.

Rajesh Narasimhan

R. Ramakrishnan

Shri. R. Ramakrishnan is Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of TVS Motor Co Ltd. Mr. Ramakrishnan is a Graduate in Commerce and holds a Master degree in Economics. He stood first in the University and was a Gold Medalist. Mr. Ramakrishnan joined Indian Express Group of newspapers in 1965 where he rose to become its Chief Executive till he was elected to Parliament (Rajya Sabha) in 1980. He was appointed as Sherriff of Madras in 1974-75. He enjoys the distinction of having been invited to address the 40th General Assembly of United Nations in 1985. He was a member of several Parliamentary Committees including the prestigious CQPIJ (Committee of Public Undertakings), Joint Select Committee of Chit Funds etc. He was also a member of the Press Council of India for two terms and also Coffee Board of India (2 terms) and he represented India at the World Coffee Conference held in September 2005. He was appointed as Governing Council Member of the Rajaji Institute of Public Affairs and Administration by the President of India and was also the Chairman of Sir C P Ramaswamy Aiyer Educational Trust. He was the Chairman of Madras Race Club and he still continues to serve in the Committee of Madras Race Club.

Lalita Gupte

Mrs. Lalita Dileep Gupte is Additional Independent Director of the Company. She is currently Chairperson of India Infradebt Ltd and ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co Ltd. She was Chairperson of ICICI Venture Funds Management Company Limited tiII October 2016. She retired at the end of October 2006 as Joint Managing Director and Member of the Board of ICICI Bank Limited. Mrs. Gupte was responsible for setting up the International business of ICICI Bank since 2001. Beginning her career with ICICI Limited in 1971 in the project appraisal division, Mrs. Gupte has held various leadership positions in areas of Corporate and Retail Banking, Strategy, Resources, and International Banking and other areas. She along with her colleagues was instrumental in transforming ICICI Bank from a primarily term lending institution into a technology led diversified financial services group. Mrs. Gupte was at the helm of ICICI Bank’s global foray. Mrs. Gupte has received numerous awards and recognitions. Mrs Gupte ensured that ICICI group was an equal opportunities player where meritocracy counted. She was also involved with a lot of CSR activities when in the group and subsequently with Swadhaar. Since retirement she has served as an Independent Director on several companies including two international companies. Mrs. Gupte is presently on the Board of Bharat Forge Ltd, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd., Godrej Properties Limited, India Infradebt Limited, ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co Ltd and Vedanta Limited. She is also a Member of the Advisory Board of RAND Centre for Asia Pacific Policy. Mrs. Gupte holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics (Hons) and a Masters degree in Management Studies.

Prince Asirvatham

Mr. Prince Asirvatham is Independent Non-Executive Director of TVS Motor Co. Ltd. He is former Group Treasurer & Head of Mergers & Acquisitions. He partnered Unilever globally in the design and implementation of the corporate risk assurance and governance process covering group companies in Africa, Asia and South America. He set up in 2000 the first Investors' relations function in India's corporate by market capitalization and has received several awards in India and Asia from the investing community. He was actively involved in over 25 acquisitions and disposals, which include India's first commercial privatization, setting a benchmark for future divestments by the government. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has presented several papers ranging from "A case for the change of information in Published Accounts" to "Value Addition in Process Based Organizations." He is a coach in business finance and risk management and has developed a widely used computer based business game to identify leadership competencies in the areas of strategic thinking and its execution. He founded a practice "Checks and Balances" in 2003 to promote governance and is engaged in preparing prospective directors to balance risk and return in the context of business ethics and civic responsibility. He consults on Corporate Risk Assurance Systems and the Due Diligence Process.

K. Bajpai

Mr. K. S. Bajpai is Independent Non-Executive Director of TVS Motor Co. Ltd. Mr. Bajpai earlier served as Ambassador to the Netherlands, Pakistan and China, and Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of External Affairs. He was a Visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley for five years, and first Professor of Non-Western Studies at Brandeis for two years, also a Visiting Fellow at Stanford University's Centre for International Security and Co-operation in 2002. For five years, he was also Senior International Advisor to Merrill Lynch, New York.

C. Dua

Mr. C. R. Dua is Independent Non-Executive Director of TVS Motor Co. Ltd. He has an honours graduate of St.Stephen's College, Mr. Dua holds a Masters Degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and a law degree from the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. He was co-opted as a director of the Company on 27lh December 2001. He is a member of the audit committee of directors of the Company. Mr. Dua is a founder member of the American Chamber of Commerce in India and pursues philanthropic interests by participating as a Trustee in organizations engaged in education, welfare and cultural activities. Mr. Dua has been a member of the Advisory Committee on Competition Advocacy and also of the Competition Commission Advisory Committee on Regulations of the Competition Commission of India. Mr. Dua sits as a Senior Advisor to McLarty Associates, the Washington-based international strategic advisory firm. He is the founder of Dua Associates, which is one of the prominent law firms in India with presence in eight cities namely Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad and Chandigarh. Mr. Dua has established and developed the firm which has the ability to focus on client requirements with service from speciality practice groups within the organization and across offices. Today Dua Associates has over two hundred professionals including fifty partners and counsel and a total strength in three hundred people. For almost a quarter century, Dua Associates has provided a broad range of legal, consulting and now legal process services to a diverse Indian and international clientele, including private and listed companies, government agencies, Fortune 500 companies and readily recognisable brand names from the U.S., Europe, Japan and ASEAN.

T. Kannan

Mr. T. Kannan is Independent Non-Executive Director of TVS Motor Co. Ltd. He is a graduate in business administration from the Madurai University. He is connected of organisations related to industry, education and charity. He was co-opted as a Director of the company on 27 January 2000. He has a experience in textile industry. He is the past chairman of The Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council, Mumbai. He is also the past Chairman of The South India Mills’ Association during 1990-92. He is the past Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry, Southern Region, Chennal. He is also a Educationalist, Secretary and Correspondent of Thiagarajar College, Madural, Vice Chairman & Correspondent of Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Thirupparankundram, Madurai. He is the past member of Tamllnadu State Council for Higher Education. He is a member of High Level Advisory Committee to ensure better administration in temples under the control of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department, Govt. of Tamilnadu. He is the Chairman of Board of Trustees, Arulmigu Meenakshi Sundareswarar Thirukoil, Madurai. He isa member of Tamilnadu State Planning Commission and Tamilnadu Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Madurai. He is a member of the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council and Confederation of Indian Textile Industry.

Hemant Singh

Mr. Hemant Krishan Singh is Independent Non-Executive Director of TVS Motor Co Ltd. He hold Masters Degree from Delhi University.