R K Chugh takes over as IEEMA President for 2019-20
Vipul Ray (MD, Elmex Controls) and Rohit Pathak (CEO and President, Aditya Birla Insulators) are the new Vice Presidents of IEEMA
R K Chugh has taken over the post of the President of Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers' Association (IEEMA) for 2019-20. Chugh took over coveted post during the IEEMA annual convention held on September 17, 2019 themed as ‘Transformational Reforms’. Vipul Ray (Managing Director, Elmex Controls) and Rohit Pathak (CEO & President, Aditya Birla Insulators) have also took over as Vice Presidents for the year 2019-20.
Talking about the priority areas to focus on in his new role as President IEEMA, Chugh said, “It is my privilege and honour to be at the helm of affairs at IEEMA and look forward to your full support. At the present juncture, when state of economy in India and globally is not all that good, it presents to us challenges as well as opportunities to address the same. All of us individually and collectively can make a big difference towards bringing about a turnaround in our own areas of work, thereby contributing to a substantial change at macro level.”
He added, “Increase in productivity together with creation of more jobs in our set ups should be a priority to increase consumption level in the country. Thrust on exports to newer markets and countries with quality products and services can ensure much higher capacity utilisation in our factories & of course power will play a very important role in achieving these ambitions. IEEMA has a well-oiled machinery and infrastructure to help us achieving our business goals and align with larger goals of the nation. Our association and all of us have a responsibility and a role in transformation.”
Sunil Misra, Director General, IEEMA, said, “We are glad to have Mr Chugh lead and guide the association. His outstanding professional credentials and extensive international experience make him exceptionally well placed to provide leadership to IEEMA at this important juncture. He is very well known in the industry for his work with utilities & across electrical equipment spectrum and people management.”