President and MD, Volvo Group India
Kamal has been spearheading top global and Indian brands as President & CEO for nearly two decades and, since 2014, he is the President & Managing Director of the Swedish major’s Indian outfit, Volvo Group India, headquartered in Bangalore. With an illustrious career spanning four decades, predominantly in the automotive & engineering industry, Kamal has worked for well-known Indian brands (such as EICHER and ESCORTS) and established multinational corporations in India, including the Italian major, ‘SAME DEUTZ-FAHR GROUP’ as also Singapore Technologies Kinetics (STK). He has accumulated precious cross-functional knowledge, is respected for his values’ based leadership and professionalism with strong ethos. Recently, Kamal was Knighted and awarded one of Sweden’s highest honours in the Royal Order of the “Polar Star: Commander” by Their Majesties, the King and Queen of Sweden for his untiring support to the Swedish commerce & industry in India. He is also the recipient of the prestigious “2019 Machinist Lifetime Achievement Award” by the Times of India Group for his outstanding contribution in the field of Manufacturing.