R K Chugh elected as IEEMA President for 2019-20
Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers' Association (IEEMA) - the apex association of the Indian electrical equipment manufacturing industry - has elected R K Chugh as the President of IEEMA for 2019-20.
Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers' Association (IEEMA) - the apex association of the Indian electrical equipment manufacturing industry - has elected R K Chugh as the President of IEEMA for 2019-20. Chugh will take over the coveted post during the IEEMA annual convention and AGM to be held on September 17, 2019 themed as ‘Transformational Reforms’. IEEMA has also elected Vipul Ray (Managing Director, Elmex Controls Pvt Ltd, Vadodara) and Rohit Pathak (CEO and President, Aditya Birla Insulators) as the new Vice Presidents for 2019-20.
R K Chugh is presently serving as Vice President – Industry Interface, Smart Infrastructure, Siemens Limited. Chugh has a diverse set of business experiences in the fields of Power Transmission and Distribution (T&D), Automation & Digitalization in South Asia markets. He is highly reckoned for his proficiency across various responsibilities in India & Germany.
The association believes that he will provide exceptional leadership to IEEMA at this important juncture because of his outstanding professional credentials and extensive international experience. He is very well known in the Industry for his work with Utilities & across Electrical Equipment spectrum and people management.
IEEMA is the apex association of manufacturers of electrical, industrial electronics and allied equipment in India founded in 1948. IEEMA members contribute to more than 95 per cent of the power equipment installed in India. The Indian electrical equipment industry size is of $ 42 billion with exports of $ 6 billion. IEEMA plays a crucial policy advocacy role with government and its agencies. It works closely with standardisation bodies, R&D organisations and testing institutes for formulating Indian standards for developing energy efficient products.