Mr. R. Jinsi born on Jan 15,1955, is an Electrical Engineering Graduate from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh (Punjab University) having graduated in 1977.
He comes from Kashmir, where he had his pre-professional education.
After passing out, he joined the Eicher Group as a Graduate Engineer Trainee in November 1977. He worked with the Eicher Group for 20 years. During this period he held various assignments in all major functions such as Materials, Manufacturing, Marketing, Exports, Plant operations etc. His last assignment with the Eicher Group before leaving was as General Manager – Marketing of Eicher Tractors.
Thereafter he spent 3 years with the Hero Group as President – Hero Motors, the Scooter and Moped manufacturing arm of the Group. He then spent 1 year with M/s. Chase Mahattan Bank as their Nominee and Managing Director in one of their investee companies in India. He subsequently spent a year as the Chief Operating Officer (Tractors) with M/s. Force Motors Ltd(formerly Bajaj Tempo Ltd).
In July 2002 he joined M/s. Tatra Vectra Motors India Ltd., a joint venture of the Czech Truck manufacturer Tatra as its Managing Director.The company is in to manufacture of Heavy Off-Road Trucks for mining, hydel projects and other Off-Road construction activities. He also headed two other businesses of the Group viz. Luxury Bus Seating Systems set up in technical collaboration with M/s.Fainsa of Spain and the Auto Component manufacturing business.
In Jan 2008,he joined New Holland Fiat Tractors as the Business Director-India, heading the Agri Business operations in the country.
He then joined SOS Children Village of India in Jan 2009 as its Secretary General. This is an NGO whose primary work is to look after orphan children and also prevent children loosing parental care. The organization is a member of SOS Children’s Villages International, headquartered in Innsbruck, Austria.
He is a member of the Core Group of the National Human Rights Commission.
He is also a member of the Proposal Approval Committee of National Skill Development Corporation, a Public Private partnership venture which promotes Skill building and Training organisations.
He also serves as an Independent Director on the Board of M/s.FAG Bearings India
He is also the member of the Working Committee of Voluntary Action Network India (VANI).