CII Pune gets Viren Joshi as the Chairperson
Viren Joshi, CEO and President, Sigma Electric Manufacturing Corporation Pvt Ltd., has been elected as Chairman for Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Pune Zonal Council for the year 2018-19. He succeeds Nitin Chalke, Managing Director, India, Eaton.
Viren has over three and half decades experience with leading manufacturing MNCs in India and abroad. He has a proven track record of accomplishments gained from various global roles across multiple industries. He set up Parker Hannifin operations in India and South Asia; and over 15 years led it to a leadership position in the fluid power market.
He has a wide experience in growing new businesses from startup and managing rapid growth and performance at large engineering MNCs and merger and acquisitions. He is a keen practitioner of Lean Enterprise, Profitable Growth Strategy, Policy deployment, Balance Score Card and Talent Development.
He has been honored with a National Award from The President of India, for a paper on Alternate Sources of Energy. He has attended global programs on Leadership, Change Management, Balanced Score-card, Talent Development and Mergers & Acquisitions.
He has set exciting objectives for CII in Pune including –growth in Industry-Academia partnerships, branding Pune as a Smart Manufacturing City, launching a handbook on Pune City focused on culture, architecture, nature & setting up Pune CEO Forum
Viren holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Post Graduate diploma in Management from Bombay University.