Chairman & MD
Mr. Rampraveen Swaminathan has been Chairman & Managing Director effective November 1, 2014. Prior to this he was Managing Director and CEO of the Company from 2nd March 2012 to 31st October 2014. He has been a director of the company since January 2012. He is a Member of Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and also Stakeholders Relationship Committee.
He holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce and Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Executive Managing Director, Power Systems Business in Cummins Inc, USA, where he had global responsibility for Integrated Power Systems, Power Distribution and Power Projects. He joined Cummins in 1999, and his prior roles in Cummins include leading the global Power Electronics Business, and leading the Power Generation Business in India. Prior to Cummins, he worked with Tata Group, and was a member of the Tata Administrative Service.
Mr. Swaminathan also serves as President -International Paper India and has oversight for International Paper’s operations in India. He is currently on the Boards of International Paper India Pvt. Limited, IP India Foundation, IP Holding Asia Singapore Pte Ltd. and EROEI Power Solutions Private Ltd.