B.Sc. (1984) Sri Venkateswara University (Tirupati)
Mr. Emparala has a rich Battery Manufacturing experience of over 16 years. He commenced his career in 1989, with Sanghi Industries Ltd.(Hyderabad) as a Mechanical Engineer where he was incharge of Maintenance & Project Installations of Calendering Process Equipment.He moved to battery industry at M/s Amara Raja Batteries,a joint venture of Amara Raja Group and Johnson Controls Inc. USA. Here he gained tremendous exposure to Battery Manufacturing Operations in Automotive, Motorcycle, Tool Engineering, Special Purpose Machine Manufacturing and Industrial & Plastic Injection Molding. He looked over several Projects as the Head of Function during his tenure. He also held the position of Head Manufacturing Operations at M/s Bharat Forge Ltd., the biggest Asian Auto Component Forging Manufacturer in the country. Since, June 2015, Mr. Emparala took over as the Chief Executive Officer of TATA AUTO COMP GY BATTERIES PVT. LTD.
After graduating from Meiji University, School of Commerce in March 1995, Mr. Iwami’s first professional engagement was with the Financial Department at Shibamoto & Co. Ltd in April 2000. With two more stints in the Sales Planning Department of New Holland HFT, Japan, Inc., and the Steel & Machinery Department of Overseas Business Division of Shibamoto & Co., Ltd., he created a sound foundational base in the sales domain. In July 2007, he was appointed as the Assistant General Manager of the Overseas Business Division of Shibamoto & Co., Ltd, as well as the President of SAS Foods Inc. He was then elevated to the position of Deputy General Manager of the Overseas Business Division of Shibamoto & Co., Ltd, following which, he joined GS Yuasa International Ltd. in February 2013, as Assistant Manager of the Operation Group, Business Development Department, Overseas Operation Division, International BU of GS Yuasa International Ltd. He was then promoted as the Manager of the First Business Development Department, Business Development Division, International BU of GS Yuasa International Ltd.
Mr. Kohno graduated from Kyoto Institute of Technology with Department of Mechanical Engineering in March 1983. Soon after, he entered Yuasa Corporation in April 1983, and joined the Development Department of Production Engineering Centre. After almost 10 years in the role, he then joined the Environmental Facility Section of General Affairs Department at Odawara. In July 1999, he joined the Facility Development Department of Research and Development Headquarters. He was then elevated as Assistant Manager in the Production Engineering Department of Research & Development Headquarters. In January 2002, almost 2 decades since he had joined the ranks of the Yuasa Corporation, he took over as Manager of the President’s office at Odawara and thereafter as Manager of Chinese office. For the next two years, he served as the Resident Representative at Yuasa Battery (Shunde) Co., Ltd. In August 2006, he was appointed as the Group Manager of Production Engineering Department of Odawara Automotive Battery Manufacturing Department at Production Headquarters. In July 2009, he earned the title of Chief Operations Officer, Yuasa Battery (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. In April 2016, capping an illustrious career, he was then appointed as General Manager for 2nd Business Development Department of Business Development Division of International Business Unit of GS Yuasa International Ltd.
Ghanshyam Malik heads the Automotive / Non-Automotive OEM / Institutional and Export Division of TATA AutoComp TGY Batteries Pvt. Ltd.He started his career in 1980 and has worked with leading automotive & engineering organizations like Escorts, Punjab Tractors, MNC's - MESSER & Whallon.
Mr. Upendra is a qualified CFA from ICFAI, Hyderabad. He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Management in Finance and a Bachelor's degree in Instrumentation Engineering from Government College of Engineering, Pune. He brings with him 18 years of work experience in the area of finance, production planning, material planning, logistics and system development in diverse industries.
Anuj Kumar Agarwal
Mr. Anuj Kumar Agarwal is a Post Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Kurukshetra and PGDBA from Symbosis Pune. He has 21 years’ experience in different manufacturing sectors in Steel, Optical Media and Power Back-up Industry. In his previous assignments, he has worked with Group Usha India, Moser Baer and Exide Industries Limited. He has an extensive experience in Heading Profit Centres and implementation of Best Manufacturing practices and widely respected among the manufacturing sector. He has an exposure to work for Key OEMs of National & International level. In this role, he is responsible for Heading Battery Division to meet market trends and customer expectations..
Mr. Masashi Shiota
Mr. Masashi Shiota graduated from Department of Precision Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University in 1997. He started his career with Yuasa Corp., where he held various roles in the research and development department and technical department of the company. He served the company for 15 years, his most recent role being Manager, Oversees Group, Automotive Battery Technical Department, GS Yuasa International Ltd. He recently joined Tata AutoComp GY Batteries Pvt. Ltd. as a Resident Officer.
Mr. Ravi Gupta
Mr. Ravi Gupta is a versatile professional with over 27 years of leadership experience across companies such as Sanyo, Carrier, GE, Tata AutoComp GY Batteries, Franke & Faber and other large scale outfits in India, Europe, U.S. and Japan. Mr. Gupta has completed his M.M.S. (Marketing) from University of Mumbai and B.E. (Mechanical) from Birla Institute of Technology. Amongst his numerous achievements at various levels, he was identified as one of the 12 coaches for driving change management across all verticals of global operations at FRANKE. During his earlier stint as CEO of TGY, his dynamic leadership and efficient control lead to a turnaround performance.