Friday, January 5, 2024

Kinetic Green Appoints S. Sundareswaran as Director of Manufacturing & Operations

Pune, January 5, 2024 – Kinetic Green Energy and Power Solutions Limited, a leading manufacturer of electric two and three-wheelers in India, announced the recent appointment of Mr. S. Sundareswaran as the Director of Manufacturing & Operations. With over three decades of experience in the automotive and auto component industries, Mr. Sundareswaran brings a wealth of expertise and a proven track record of success in leading manufacturing, operations and strategic sourcing teams.

In his new role, Mr. Sundareswaran will spearhead the direction and monitoring of plant performance to support the organization's objectives. His responsibilities will encompass leadership in production, quality assurance, supply chain management and manufacturing engineering activities. Additionally, he will play a pivotal role in ensuring the implementation of manufacturing capacity augmentation strategies and instill advanced processes aligned with business objectives, focusing on price, quality and delivery targets.

Mr. Sundareswaran's distinguished career includes senior positions at renowned companies such as Ashok Leyland Ltd., Switch Mobility Automotive Ltd. and TAFE Ltd. He holds a Post Graduate degree in Senior Leadership from XLRI, Jamshedpur, a Masters in Science (M.S) from BITS, Pilani, an MBA (Finance) from IGNOU and a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering.

Recognized for his ability to cultivate robust relationships with customers and suppliers, Mr. Sundareswaran has previously headed the successful creation of an electric vehicle plant capable of manufacturing 3000 chassis annually, complete with a 1000 MW Lithium ION battery manufacturing and charging facilities. Notably, he has demonstrated success in launching four new EV products. 

Expressing her delight, Sulajja Firodia Motwani, Founder and CEO of Kinetic Green, said, "I am excited to welcome Mr. S. Sundareswaran to Kinetic Green. Sundareswaran is a proven leader with a deep understanding of the manufacturing, quality and sourcing excellence process. We are confident that his expertise and leadership will be instrumental in driving our growth, help create advanced, high quality yet affordable EVs and spur innovation as we continue to expand our EV product portfolio."

Mr. Sundareswaran also shared his enthusiasm about joining Kinetic Green, stating, "I am thrilled to embark on this exciting journey with Kinetic Green at a pivotal juncture in the company's growth. Kinetic Green stands as a leader in the electric vehicle industry and I am honoured to take on the role of Director Manufacturing & Operations. My commitment is to lead a team of highly skilled and dedicated professionals towards achieving operational excellence and fostering innovation. Together with the talented team at Kinetic Green, I am confident that we will continue to set new benchmarks in the EV industry, driving not only operational success but also making meaningful strides towards a greener and more sustainable future."

About Kinetic Green:

Kinetic Green, the latest venture from Kinetic & Firodia Group, today is a leading player in the Electric Vehicle space offering a wide range of EVs, including electric scooters, electric three-wheelers, both cargo and passenger, under the Kinetic Green brand and electric golf carts and buggies in partnership with world’s leading brand, Tonino Lamborghini of Italy.  

Spearheaded by third generation scion of the Firodia family, Ms. Sulajja Firodia Motwani, the company has successfully designed, manufactured, and cumulatively sold over 80,000 electric vehicles and crossed sales of over INR 800 Crores.  

Kinetic Green has had several firsts to its name, including being the 1st company to develop ARAI approved electric 3-wheeler and the 1st to offer Lithium-ion battery technology on their e-3w in India. The mission of Kinetic Green is to provide Green mobility to the Masses.

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