Narayanan Kumar

Narayanan Kumar

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Kumar is Vice Chairman of The Sanmar Group (www.sanmargroup.com), the multinational US $ 1 billion conglomerate headquartered in Chennai, India, with manufacturing facilities in India, the US, Mexico, and Egypt. The Group is engaged in key business sectors –Chemicals, including Speciality Chemicals, Engineering (Products and Steel Castings) and Shipping. 

Mr. Kumar is the Honorary Consul General of Greece in Chennai.   

As a spokesman of Industry and Trade, Mr. Kumar has been a President of CII and participated in other apex bodies. He is also the President of the Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce & Industry. 

Mr. Kumar is on the Board of various public companies and carries with him over four decades of experience in the spheres of Electronics, Telecommunications, Technology, Education, and Finance. 

Mr. Kumar has a wide range of public interests going beyond the confines of corporate management in areas of health, social welfare, education, and sports. He is a Governing Council Member of Save the Children, India with a key responsibility of Child Safeguarding.  He is one of the Trustees of WWF-India (World Wide Fund for Nature - India). Mr. Kumar is the Chairman of Madhuram Narayanan Centre for Exceptional Children and Managing Trustee of The Indian Education Trust which runs two Schools (one School Affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi and one School recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu).  

Mr. Kumar is an Electronics Engineering Graduate from Anna University, Chennai and a fellow member of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.  He is also a fellow life member of The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers and The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., New York (IEEE).     

Mr. Kumar is an avid golfer and a patron of cricket and tennis.   

Mr. Kumar is on the Board of many companies like Bharti Infratel Limited, Entertainment Network (India) Limited,  MRF Limited, Take Solutions Limited, Mphasis Limited & L&T Technology Services Limited.  

Mr. Kumar joined the Board of the Company on May 27, 2016.

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