Niranjan Nadkarni is the Chief Executive Officer of TÜV SÜD South Asia. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Management for the South Asia region (India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka).
Niranjan has been associated with the company for close to two decades and has experienced as well as led the transition at TÜV SÜD South Asia over the years.
His leadership has seen TÜV SÜD South Asia’s foray into the textile and food testing, inspection and certification business, which was introduced under the Product Service vertical along with many state of the art laboratories for testing food and softlines.
His educational qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, a Diploma in Business Management and a Master’s degree in Management Science.
He has extensive experience conducting international trainings and audits for the automotive industry, on behalf of TÜV SÜD Management Services in countries such as China, Korea, Japan, Philippines, Germany and the United States apart from India.
Mr. Suresh Kumar
Sr. Vice President, Consumer Product Services
Mr. Suresh Kumar, a graduate in polymer chemistry and chemical technology, heads the Consumer Product Service Division of TÜV SÜD South Asia.
As Sr. Vice President of Consumer Product Services, his portfolio comprises of testing, inspection & auditing services that cater to textiles & leather, hardlines, chemical, electrical & electronics, medical & health, and food & beauty related sectors.
With deep domain knowledge in American and European retailer requirements in testing, inspection and social auditing services, Suresh Kumar has successfully launched the TÜV SÜD Softlines operations in South Asia.
Ms. Suchitra Shahapurkar
Vice President, Corporate Human Resources
Ms. Suchitra Shahapurkar, in the last 10 years of her association with TÜV SÜD South Asia, has played an instrumental role in re-engineering the structure, role and responsibilities of the Human Resources department. Under her leadership, the organization has witnessed a surge in employee engagement and talent attraction, must haves for a skilled manpower-intensive industry like ours.
Prior to joining TÜV SÜD South Asia, she has worked in the BPO and healthcare sectors.
Suchitra holds a Master's degree in Human Resource Management from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, a Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, and a Post-Graduate degree in Psychology from the University of Mumbai. She has also attended a 'Strategic Management, Leadership & Change' training programme at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Suchitra, a movie buff, is a foodie and enjoys music and reading.