Gopal Subramanyam, Anu Wakhlu were appointed as independent directors and Werner Hoffmann, Aldo Cedrone as non-independent directors to SKF India’s board.
Gopal Subramanyam who will also be the Chairman of the Company is the former CEO of L&T-Komatsu and has over four decades of experience in the manufacturing sector, including various leadership roles with the L&T Group. Anu Wakhlu is the Co-founder and Chairperson of Pragati Leadership, a leading consulting company focused on organizational transformation and leadership development across many sectors and is a certified coach and an acclaimed author.
Werner Hoffmann and Aldo Cedrone work within the SKF Group as CFO Asia and Global Operations Director respectively. All the above appointments are subject to shareholder approval in the coming AGM, said the company.
The Board also approved the appointment of Anurag Bhagania as the Chief Financial Officer, effective June 1, 2019. He joins SKF from Honeywell India where he was the Country Finance Leader and has previously held various finance leadership roles at GE, Ingersoll Rand and Eaton.
Manish Bhatnagar, Managing Director SKF India, said, “We are delighted to have such great talent joining our Board and the Leadership team. We look forward to us benefiting from their collective expertise and experience to drive sustained growth, profitability and investments in India”.