Sudhir has over 42 years of work experience in various functions of General Management, Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, HR and Consultancy.
Worked with Crompton Greaves ltd (7 yrs), Exide Industries Ltd (28yrs) – where he held various leadership positions before being appointed to the main Board (10 yrs) first as Director Automotive (Profit centre Head) then as Director Corporate Affairs for the Company- including HR, Training and Corporate Social Responsibility. He retired from Exide in 2006 and has since been involved in management education and Consulting. He has served on various committees of CII, Bengal Chambers of Commerce, is past president of Calcutta Management Association and was Director General of Indian Battery Manufacturers Association (IBMA).
An Electrical Engineer from BITS Pilani with Diploma in Marketing Management, University of Bombay, and Executive Development programmes at IIM Ahmedabad and Cranefield School of Management, UK – Sudhir has been visiting faculty at Management Development Programs at IIM Kolkata and Calcutta Management Association. He is on the academic council of Globsyn Business School (Kolkata). He teaches credit courses at three management institutes in areas of Business Strategy, Marketing and Management of Change.
His areas of experience include Strategic and Corporate planning, Manufacturing, Marketing, Organization Structuring and change initiatives, HR Development, Collaborations and Technology absorption. He has extensive Coaching and Consulting Experience, having played the role of an assessor for over 900 senior level executives from various premier Indian and international companies and Executive Coaching assignments for over 40 apex/senior level executives.
He is an associate of and does assignments for: Grow Talent Company Ltd – the parent company of SOIL, Right Management India (P) Ltd, MART, Heidrick & Struggles, BOI Axa, ESAB India Ltd,Exide Industries Ltd.