Mr. Vasanth Kini
Mr. Vasanth Kini
Managing Director - Titanium Industries India Pvt Ltd
Vasanth Kini is the Managing Director of Titanium Industries India Pvt Ltd Bangalore India and is directly responsible for their overall operations in Indian Sub Continent and Middle East Region. He started this operation in 2008 in line with Titanium Industries Inc’s South Asia and West Asia strategic direction. Titanium Industries Inc is headquartered in New Jersey USA with extensive operations in North & South America, Europe and Asia. Titanium Industries is the world’s largest Manufacturing Distributor of Titanium and other High Performance Metals. Markets served are Aerospace, Industrial and Medical. Customers include leading players in these market segments.
Prior to assuming this current role, Vasanth was Country Manager India & Middle East Raychem for a period of 12 years. Before that he was with 3M India in leadership position from its start up phase. The early part of his career was spent with Philips India and ABB. Given this experience, he has an excellent understanding of cross cultural issues in the India’s business environment. All his assignments have led to notable successes for his organizations and are well documented.
Vasanth has also been very actively facilitating Indo US business over the last 12 years in various capacities. He was the 2008-2009 Chairperson of the Karnataka Branch of Indo American Chamber of Commerce (IACC), the 2010-2011 Regional President South India and is currently is a National Executive Council Member and also Chairman of IACC Indo US Aerospace and Defense Forum. IACC is the only bilateral Chamber of Commerce between the USA and India duly recognized as such by both Governments. IACC has 12 offices across India and a significant presence in USA.
Vasanth is also a member of the SAE India Aerospace Board, an affiliate of SAE International USA.
Vasanth holds B.Sc. from St. Xavier’s College Mumbai , B.E. (Control & Instrumentation) from the College of Engineering Pune and Post Graduate Qualifications in Business Administration.