TVS Logistics Services Limited, India’s leading 3rd party Logistics service provider, has today announced the appointment of Mr. R. Shankar, as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from January 2013. Mr. Shankar, in his new role, will be responsible for managing the company’s India operations and will be entrusted with expansion of business verticals across India.
Shankar, the first CEO of Indian TVS Logistics Operations, will be based out of Chennai office and will be reporting to Mr. S. Ravichandran, Executive Director, TVS Logistics Services Limited. A graduate engineer with post graduation in Management, Shankar brings in over 28 years of executive leadership in Automobile and Engineering industry experience to the table.
Says Mr. S. Ravichandran, Executive Director, TVS Logistics Services Ltd., “We are happy to have Shankar on Board to head the business operations in India. His result oriented approach and rich experience in marketing will play a key role in further expanding our relationship with customers on all the service verticals we offer. I am confident that Shankar, in his new role, will be able to excel and add value to our organization.”
Expressing his delight on the new role at TVS Logistics, R. Shankar says, “I am excited to be a part of TVS Logistics Services, which has been growing aggressively over the years both in domestic and in its international operations. I am confident that I will be able to contribute to the organisation’s growth through business expansion in India besides bringing in global best practices available in our overseas acquisitions to meet our Indian customers’ requirements with the appropriate Indian value additions.”
Shankar, a member of All India Management Association has hands on experience in Business Development, Network management and sales, Marketing & Branding, Product planning, After Sales and Customer Care, Auto Financing and Corporate Affairs including legal and government affairs and administration.
Shankar began his career with Godrej and Boyce (A Consumer Durable and Engineering Company) and has worked with Eicher Group, Tata Motors and with Beiqi Foton (one of the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer based in China).