Mumbai: Schindler India, a leading provider of elevators and escalators, a 100% owned subsidiary of Schindler Group, announced the appointment of Ashok Ramachandran as Chief Executive Officer. Ashok will be the youngest CEO at Schindler India.
He will assume day-to-day leadership of the Company and will be responsible for the overall Sales, Marketing and Operations of the company. Ashok is an Australian citizen of Indian origin. He joined the company in 2006 and has spent over a decade at the Company (2006-2018) in various roles within the Schindler Group.
“The Company is pleased to announce its new CEO, Ashok Ramachandran to lead Schindler India to the next stage of growth,” said Uday Kulkarni, President – India & South Asia.
Displayed Champion Performance
He started his career in Schindler at Australia in the Quality department, post which he was appointed as Managing Director of Schindler Vietnam in 2012. After a successful stint there where he achieved a complete turnaround of the business at Vietnam, he was assigned the role of Managing Director of Schindler Malaysia in 2016.
“He is a champion of the Schindler culture and has an incredible ability to inspire, energize, and connect with employees, customers, partners and global leaders. Ashok’s vision, strategy and execution track record is exactly what Schindler India needs as we enter our next chapter in India, after successfully completing 20 years in the country,” said Shubha Arora, Chief Peoples Officer – India & South Asia.
Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators and related services. Its innovative and environmentally-friendly access and transit-management systems make an important contribution to mobility in urban societies. Behind the company’s success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries. Schindler India is a 100% owned subsidiary of the Schindler Group.
“Leadership through Customer Service”, is the cornerstone of Schindler India’s growth strategy and which is evident with our service presence across 50 major cities which include our branch offices in 13 major cities in the country and is headquartered in Mumbai.