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Shri Venu Srinivasan
Shri Venu Srinivasan

Shri Venu Srinivasan is Chairman Emeritus of TVS Motor Company, one of the largest two-wheeler manufacturers in the world and Sundaram-Clayton Limited, a leading manufacturer of automotive components in India. He is also the Vice Chairman of Tata Trusts, India’s most respected and largest philanthropic foundation and the majority shareholder of the Tata group.

Shri Srinivasan holds an engineering degree from the College of Engineering, Chennai, India and a Master’s in management from Purdue University, USA.

Shri Srinivasan has held various important positions in the Indian Industry, such as the President, Confederation of Indian Industry and the President, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers.

Shri Srinivasan has several prestigious awards to his credit including the Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award of India. The distinguished civilian honour “Order of Diplomatic Merit” (Heung-In Medal) was conferred by the President of Korea for his valuable contribution to promote Korea-India bilateral relations.

Shri Srinivasan was awarded the Deming Distinguished Service Award for Dissemination and Promotion (Overseas) Award (2019) by Japanese Union of Scientists and Engineers (JUSE); the Ishikawa-Kano Award (2012) by the Asian Network of Quality, the apex body for quality in Asia. Under his leadership, his companies were awarded the Deming Prize and the Japanese Quality Medal in 2002.

His commitment of competitiveness and quality of our economy is manifested through his company’s market presence in more than 80 countries across the globe.

Shri Srinivasan’s dedication to the transformation of rural India by empowering women in the rural areas can be seen through his passion towards setting up the Srinivasan Services Trust which has touched the lives of 1.6 million people in 2500 villages across the country in the last 26 years.