BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr. Sunil Kumar Chaturvedi
Chairman & Managing Director
Bachelor of Commerce,
Associate Chartered Accountant,
Indian Administrative Service (Formerly),
Total Professional Experience: 30 years
Professional Experience 1986-2016
Chairman and Managing Director, Tractors India Private Limited (TIPL) – Caterpillar Dealer, 24th June 2016 – till Date
After working for nearly 30 months as Managing Director and CEO of Tractors India Private Limited (TIPL), he completed the Management buy-out of the Company and started my entrepreneurial journey as the new Chairman & Managing Director of TIPL. Post transition of TIPL, Caterpillar has appointed him as the Dealer Principal for North and East of India, Nepal and Bhutan.
Managing Director and CEOTractors India Private Limited (TIPL) – Caterpillar Dealer, January 2014 -23rd June 2016
He joined as Managing Director and CEO of TIPL on 1st January 2014. TIPL is one of the oldest Caterpillar dealerships serving construction, energy and transport and mining sector customers in the north and east of India since 1944. With 17,000 customers spread over 1.7 million sq. km area, TIPL has a gross revenue of close to US$ 220 million (2015) and is moving on a strong growth trajectory in sync with India’s solid growth momentum. TIPL has registered a 44% growth in topline and quadrupling of profitability of the company during last 24 months. Both topline and bottomline numbers are benchmarks in this dealership’s 72 year history.
Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Bharat Forge Limited, Capital Goods & Infrastructure Division (CGD), February 2008-December 2013
As Director on the Board of Bharat Forge Limited (BFL), a $1.3 bn Indian MNC with trans-continental presence across Asia, Europe and the US, he spearheaded Company’s major foray into capital goods and infrastructure sectors since February 2008 with power, transport, oil and gas, defence, mining and infrastructure verticals as the focus areas and developed nearly US$ 1.4 billion worth of new business potential for the company including various joint ventures.
Indian Administrative Service, Government of India, Various Positions in the Provincial and Federal Government, August 1988 till January 2008
As an IAS officer, he worked for about 10 years (1988-1999) in the State of West Bengal in various capacities like District Collector, Commissioner, Joint Secretary to the State Government, etc. Subsequently, he worked in Government of India (1999-2008) in various Ministries including the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Railways and the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. During this period, he represented Government of India at various international fora and was intensively involved in policy formulation and implementation in automotive and heavy industries sectors.
Associate Chartered Accountant, June 1985 till July 1987
Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in May 1985
Practiced as professional Chartered Accountant for two years as partner of an eminent company during which he gained experience of financial, management and cost audit, accounts, management consultancy, business and financial restructuring of a large number of corporate bodies in private and public sector.
During this period, he also got a close exposure to the functioning of a number of State Owned enterprises in steel, tourism, banking and finance, manufacturing and electronics sectors.
Current Multiple Associations with Industry Bodies
Co-Chairman of Capital Goods Committee of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
Founding Member and Treasurer of FICCI Skill Development Council Member of the Capital Goods Committee of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Member of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) since 2005
Joint Managing Director
Tractors India Private Limited (TIPL) – Caterpillar Dealer
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Education
M.Phil (Gold Medalist)
Professional Experience 1988-2016
Advisor. SREI Group of Companies & Director, Sahaj e-Village Limited (the largest private e–governance entity in rural India), July 1, 2015 to 31st March 2016
Chief Executive Officer (Strategic Business), Sahaj e-Village Limited, October 1st, 2010 to 30th June 2015
Various assignments as a Member of the Indian Audit & AccountsService (IAAS) – 1987 batch, August 1988 till September 2010 (Govt of India)
Research Papers and Published Articles
A study on Budgeting in Government of India, 2005
Financial Administration of the State during Colonial and post-Colonial Rule, 2008 (Co-authored with economist Dr. Amaresh Bagchi,)
Budget in Legislative Perspective, published in Yojana, Planning Commission Publication in 2006
Budgetary Process in Government of India, published in Yojana, Planning Commission Publication in 2006
Introduction to the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act 2003, published on the occasion of IRAS Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in 2005
Role of Financial Advisers in Government of India, 2004
Role of Public Awareness and Education in Pension Sector, 2008