GEFCO India, a subsidiary of complex supply-chain and automotive logistics solution provider, the
GEFCO Group, has announced the appointment of Prasanna Kumar MV as the MD &
CEO of India operations, at Chennai recently. In a move to bring the success of
its global practices to India and further shape the future of the country’s supply
chain solutions, Prasanna will drive GEFCO’s presence and expansion within the
Prasanna has over 28 years of experience in the
logistics and global supply chain sectors and he will spearhead the overall
growth and profitability of the company in India. As part of his role, he will ensure
the success of GEFCO operations by combining his extensive expertise in the logistics
industry with proven global practices of GEFCO.
“With India constantly increasing its global
footprint in the logistics and supply chain business, the opportunity to be a
part of GEFCO could not have come at a more opportune time. I really look forward to working and collaborating
with the team in order to establish GEFCO’s position as a leader in the Indian
logistics market,” said Prasanna.
Having started his career in the heavy commercial
segment, Prasanna gained industrial engineering knowledge through the years and
migrated from a capacity-based organisation to a more customer centric organisation.
He has worked across large groups such as Delphi Automotive, General Motors
India, and Suzlon Energy. An industrial engineering professional with masters
in management, his forte lies in the field of industrial engineering, lean manufacturing
and supply chain management.
Prasanna has a significant working knowledge of the global
business and procurement and international logistics. He is an expert in
managing turnkey projects and extended supply chains with experience of
handling country operations in India, Thailand and Australia.