JK Tyre & industries recently announced the appointment of Anuj Kathuria as President of India operations. He will be reporting to Chairman and Managing Director, Raghupati singhania and Anshuman Singhania, Managing Director, based out of Delhi, the company said in a release.
“I am sure that Kathuria will provide adept leadership and lead JK Tyre on a new growth trajectory,” Raghupati Singhania, Chairman and Managing irector, JK Tyre, said. An Engineer and a Post Graduate in Marketing & Finance, he is a Harvard Business School alumni. In addition, he has also worked overseas in the auto sector, in senior management positions.
With over 31 years of experience, Anuj Kathuria has worked in senior management positions in auto companies such as Ashok Leyland and Tata Motors. In June, Kathuria has resigned from his position at the country’s second largest commercial vehicle maker Ashok Leyland.
JK Tyre, pioneers of radial technology in India, is a leading tyre company with well-known brands viz. JK Tyre, Vikrant, Tornel etc. It has presence in over 105 countries across six continents, having 12 globally benchmarked ‘sustainable manufacturing facilities (9 in India and 3 in Mexico) with a capacity of over 32 Mn tyres per annum.
JK Tyre’s unwavering commitment towards innovation is reflected through its state-of-the-art global research and technology centre – “Raghupati Singhania Centre of Excellence” – in Mysore, which houses some of the world’s finest technologies. JK Tyre launched India’s first ever ‘Smart Tyre’ technology with Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) which monitors the tyre’s vital statistics’ including pressure and temperature.