Board of Directors

Mr. P. S. Jawadekar
Independent Director
Mr. Padmakar Shamsundar Jawadekar is an Independent Director on the Board Kirloskar Brothers Limited. He has been a Director since 2005. He is a qualified B.E. (Electrical) from Gujarat University and Fellow of Institute of Engineers (India). He retired as Executive Director of Kirloskar Electric Company Limited in the year 1998 and since then he has been Management Advisor to Engineering Companies.

Mr. Jawadekar is also associated with various professional institutes of repute. During the 4 decades of his working in Industry and with professional institutions, he gained experience in technology sourcing, technology development and management, structuring of business units, human resources and industrial relations management, marketing management, quality management and leadership development. He also worked in Malaysia for 8 years and gained experience in managing overseas marketing and manufacturing operations. During his tenure with Kirloskar Electric Company, Mr. Jawadekar guided R&D Division which received National Awards for Indigenous development.

He was President of Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers Association (IEEMA) in 1996-97. He initiated the commencement of Energy Conservation cell and Quality cell at IEEMA and became the first Chairman. He has conducted Semester programmes on TQM, Strategic Management and Industrial Marketing at various Institutes in Bangalore. He has made presentations in various seminars and journals on various management subjects. He is associated with CII Institute of Quality as a Business Excellence Champion and leads the teams to assess companies for CII-Exim Business Excellence Award.

Appointment Letter