Mr. Anant Talaulicar holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mysore University, a master’s degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and a MBA degree from Tulane University, USA. He was the Chairman and Managing Director of the Cummins Group in India from March 2004 through October 2017, was a member of the Cummins Inc. global leadership team from August 2009 till October 2017 and the President of the Cummins Inc. Components Group from 2010 through 2014. He has also served as the Managing Director of Tata Cummins Private Limited, a 50:50 joint venture between Cummins Inc. and Tata Motors Limited. He has chaired the boards of four other Cummins legal entities in India as well.
He worked as a financial analyst, manufacturing engineer, project manager, product manager, strategy manager before taking various general management positions. Since 2004, he has also led the Cummins India Foundation which has implemented sustainable community initiatives such as model villages and higher education. He has served as a member of the Confederation of Indian Industries, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers and Automobile Components Manufacturers Association in the past.
Mr. Talaulicar is now on the board of seven companies in India, teaches on the subject of leadership part time at the S P Jain Institute of Management & Research and sponsors the Usha Jaivant Foundation that funds financially disadvantaged rural students through college along with providing them with life effectiveness skills.