Mumbai, June 22, 2021: Symphony Limited announces the appointment of Mr. Amit Kumar as Executive Director (ED) and Group CEO of the Company, effective August 2, 2021.
With over 18 years of work experience, Mr. Kumar has worked with GE, PwC, Shapoorji Pallonji, EY and KPMG. In addition, he co‐founded analytics‐ focused start‐up and ran it for 3 years and he currently works with KPMG as a Partner with focus on the Consumer Products sector. He specializes in Business Transformation and Profitability Improvement. Mr. Kumar holds bachelor’s degree in Technology, Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM) from IIM, Ahmedabad.
Welcoming the new ED and Group CEO on board, Mr. Achal Bakeri, Chairman and Managing Director stated: "We are delighted to have Amit Kumar join us as Executive Director and Group CEO of Symphony. He has nearly 18 years of experience with corporate and consulting sectors, had his own tech start‐up and has been a business transformation and profitability improvement specialist with three of the Big Four accounting/consulting firms.”
Mr. Amit Kumar, Executive Director and Group CEO – designate expressed his gratitude "I thank the board of Symphony for giving me this opportunity. I look forward to leading the company through the next phase of its growth journey, take brand “Symphony” to new heights and help create long‐term value for all its shareholders and stakeholders.”
Symphony, an Indian Multi-National Company with presence in over 60 countries is the world’s largest manufacturer of air-coolers. From inventions to innovations, energy responsibility to environment stewardship, Symphony is a market leader which has been cooling customers for generations. The massive supremacy of Symphony coolers in the residential, industrial, and commercial segments has made the brand synonymous with ‘cooling’. Founded in 1988, in Gujarat, India, Symphony Limited established a new category of evaporative air-cooling in India, taking it to the globe. As a disruptor of a highly unorganized sector, the company has set high benchmarks comprising 201 trademarks, 64 registered designs, 15 copyrights and 48 patents, defining the gold standard of air cooling. Symphony Limited is a publicly traded company delivering value to its stakeholders in the most profitable and effective way. For more info, log on to www.symphonylimited.com