Mr Sreegopal Kabra takes over as President, IEEMA for 2017-18

IEEMA also announced the appointment of other office bearers: Mr Harish Agarwal, CEO, Supreme & Co. Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. RK Chugh Location Head, VP –Energy Management Digital Grid (South Asia), Siemens Ltd as Vice Presidents for the year 2017-18

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Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) is pleased to announce that Mr. Shreegopal Kabra has taken on as the role of the President of the Association, for the year 2017-2018. Mr. Kabra, a business leader, philanthropist & global entrepreneur often recognized as a trendsetter in the industry, is the Managing Director and President of RR Global, a 650 Million USD diversified group of industries focusing mainly on infrastructure & electrical solutions.

As the President of IEEMA, Mr. Shreegopal Kabra plans to facilitate the growth and sustainability of all 800+ members, proactively engage on behalf of all members of the government and its agencies on issues of concern and challenges faced by the industry. Besides acting as just a voice for the industry, he is particularly keen in undertaking activities which will help in capacity building of all members and encourage the industry to be more export competitive and growth-oriented.

Talking about the priority areas to focus on in his new role as President IEEMA, Mr. Kabra said, We will proactively engage on behalf of its membership with the government and its agencies, on issues of concern and challenges faced by the industry and also undertake activities which help in capacity building of our members. Our foremost priority is to encourage the industry to become export competitive & growth oriented while ensuring safety across the entire value chain.  We will strive to bring non-utility centric industry also in the mainstream of IEEMA. We will have an integrated approach with various divisions to effectively represent the industry at various Government Policy & Regulatory bodies and Standards Committees.”

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Sunil Misra, Director General, IEEMA said, “We are glad to have Mr. Kabra leading the Association. His outstanding professional credentials and extensive international experience make him exceptionally well placed to provide leadership to IEEMA at this important juncture. He is very well known in the Industry for his work across Electrical Equipment spectrum and people management.”

 

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