Mr. Chinmay Pandit, aged 43 years, is Board Member and Geo Head, Americas. He is the Head of Geography (Americas) as well as the Head of Commercial Vehicle vertical. As the Geography head, he is responsible for the overall strategy and growth plan of the company in the geography. This includes executive connect with key clients’ leadership, business development, operations in the geography, people development and the branding and positioning of the organization as a key technology expert. Mr. Chinmay is also responsible for the profitability of the geography. In his additional role as the Vertical Head, he is responsible for driving growth as well as the company’s investments for the Commercial Vehicles vertical. He is also responsible for all client engagements in the Commercial Vehicles Vertical across the globe. He has been with the Company for last 15 years.
Before heading Americas Geography, Mr. Chinmay Pandit led the Vehicle Engineering& Design practice/business line of the Company. The Vehicle Engineering & Design practice in KPIT offers newage mechanical engineering services of design and simulation enhanced by technologies such as artificial intelligence, automation, digital twins and augmented/ virtual reality. Vehicle Engineering & Design also bring in KPIT’s cross-practice expertise of software and feature development to offer mechanical and software integrated systems for the autonomous driving, infotainment and electric & conventional powertrain domains to global clients across the passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle and new mobility segment. Balancing profitability with long-term sustainability continues has been his choice of focus, for this practice/business line. The vehicle engineering & Design practice line has held the position of consistently the most profitable business line under his leadership. He also led commercial business for the company which has grown consistently higher than passenger cars in last few years.
Previously, Mr. Chinmay Pandit has worked with KPMGand Infosys. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has also done his MBA from world renowned J. L. Kellogg School of Business at the Northwestern University, USA and has been awarded ‘Most Trustworthy Negotiator’. He possesses rich experience of 20 years.
Starting his career as a Chartered Accountant in enterprise technologies, he brings a blended background in finance, technology and general management. His cross geography and multidomain experience help KPIT to accelerate strategic advancement for clients within the vertical and the geography and further foster transformational growth.