Mr. Udipi Vasudeva Rao is an Independent Director on the Board of Kirloskar Brothers Limited. He is the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Larsen and Toubro Limited.
Mr. U. V. Rao is BE in Electrical Engineering, Post graduate from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru in Power Engineering, Post graduate from Bombay University in Industrial Management. He has studied Advanced Management in the Harvard Business School and at Stanford University, USA.
He is past President of Indian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers Association, past Chairman CII (WR), past Honorary Counsel General for Denmark for Western India, past Chairman of Indo-Danish Business Committee, past member of Board of Governors, IIM,
Ahmedabad. He is a past member Capital Goods Committee of planning Commission, past member of Development Council for Heavy Electrical Industries and Earth moving machinery, Government of India.
Mr. U. V. Rao has nearly four decades of experience in Larsen and Toubro Limited and has worked in various positions in marketing, manufacturing and as Managing Director and CEO. He has won several national and international awards.
He also serves on the Boards of Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited, TIL Limited, John Fowler India Private Limited, Dickinson Fowler Private Limited.