He has over 35 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Strategy,
Financial Services, Banking and Mergers & Acquisitions.
He is a Management Graduate from Indian Institute of Management,
Ahmedabad and is ICWA professional.
At JK, V Kumaraswamy is a CFO with JK Paper and is a Director with some of the JK Group companies. He is a senior finance professional and is instrumental in strategic tie-ups, JV’s and M&A within the Group.
Prior to JK, he has worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Voltas, Ciba-Geigy, ITC Group and Lalbhai Group and handled various areas of financial/ banking and strategy matters.
He has authored books on Corporate Insurance and Risk Management. Has published over 60 articles in various economy dailies of India and on matters of reforms, fiscal policies, budget matters and trade policies.
He is the Director of Deepti Electronics and Electro Optics Ltd.
He founded the company in 2000.He has overseen its growth since then. Dr. Sheshadri obtained his PhD from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1981 in Electro Optics. He obtained his Master of Science degree in Physics from Bangalore University.
He was a Senior Scientist in the Aeronautical Development Establishment, a Govt. of India Research and Development Lab, from 1970 to 1993. He has worked extensively in the field of Electro - Optics and has led several projects. From 1993 - 2000 he was a professor in the Visveshwaraya Technological University, where he guided Graduate and Undergraduate students.
He has over 35 years of experience in Corporate Strategy, Strategic Planning, and Business Development
He is a Management Graduate from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
and is a B.Tech (Chemical) from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
He is a seasoned professional in Corporate Strategy and CEO for Aerospace & Defence business in the past. He is a senior corporate professional crafting JK Group’s foray in A&D, Security, New Technologies, Strategic tie-ups, JV’s and M&A.
Prior to his association with JK, he has worked with Samtel, ICI Ltd., Grindwell Norton, and handled various areas of business development , market entry and strategy matters. He drove acquisition of Thales’ CRT unit in Germany, a relatively rare example of an Indian company taking over a high tech company in a developed country and becoming an Indian MNC. He formed JV with the India’s major aircraft maker, HAL marked a new landmark to Samtel business. He also formed a JV with Thales to expand Samtel’s defense business to the global market.
He has over 25 years of experience in Finance , Treasury, Accounts, MIS, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Strategies and Restructuring.
He is a Chartered Accountant from ICAI –New Delhi.
In DELOPT, he played an important role during M&A transition and also arranged funding to meet its business requirement.
At JK, He is VP (Finance & Accounts) at JK Paper. His responsibilities encompasses arranging funds for JK Group Cos., existing & expansion projects, from Domestic and International institutions. In his current role, he is responsible for Working Capital Management and Forex exposure of the Company, maintaining & improving credit rating, interaction with Market Analysts and a strong networking with various domestic and international institutions.
Prior to JK Paper, he has worked with Atul Limited (A Lalbhai Group Company) and Micro Inks. He has implemented key strategies to expand the business.
He has over 35 years of experience in Engineering, Technology & Digital Product / Solutions, Transforming Business & Organization in domains of Strategic Electronics, Railways, Communication and Industrial Automation.
He is a B.Tech(H) in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur.
In DELOPT, he is evolving 2025 Vision for the Company to become a Leading Player in Electronics & Digital Solutions in Domains of Defence/ Avionics, Retail Information Systems, Security/Surveillance, Robotics, Industrial Automation, Transportation, Smart Cities, Energy & Allied markets in Areas of Sensor, IOT, Networking/Communication, Cyber, Analytics, UX, BI with deployment of new age technologies of Analytics, Big Data & AI.
He is passionate about Growth with Customer Centricity, Business Strategy, Agility & Excellence in Customer Experience as a sustainable partner.
Prior to DELOPT, he successfully Established, Scaled-up & Transformed Global Technology Centres for Wabtec, Alstom & GE and the Defence Electronics Business portfolio for L&T Defence. He had the privilege of establishing Engineering footprint for GE Transportation in India in Locomotive Software & Controls. He started his career in L&T's Controls & Automation and thereafter pioneered the creation of Defence Electronics portfolio, which included Launchers for DRDO‘s IGMDP programs.
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