In an recent announcement, the board of directors of Amara Raja Batteries Ltd., (ARBL), have appointed S Vijayanand as chief executive officer, effective April 1, 2017.
In an recent announcement that had been made by the board of directors of Amara Raja Batteries Ltd., (ARBL), have appointed
S Vijayanand as chief executive officer, effective April 1, 2017
S Vijayanand is currently the CEO of Amara Raja Power Systems Ltd., which is a part of the Amara Raja Group. He started his career in 1990 with a brief stint with Hindustan Unilever Limited as a Research Scientist and then joined Amara Raja Group in the year 1992.
He has completed his B.Tech Degree in Chemical Engineering from SVU Collge of Engineering in Tirupati and M.Tech in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technolog inMumbai.
He held many of the positions across the organisation in the areas of Business leadership, New business development initiatives, Strategic Planning, Technology development, Project Management, etc.
He had held the position of vice president & SBU head of the Industrial Batteries Division of ARBL before he took up the assignment as CEO of Amara Raja Power Systems Limited in 2011.
Vijayanand currently been the Chairman of Battery Society of India and is actively promoting the adoption of new and been emerging the technologies in the renewable energy and alternative battery chemistries fields.
In India, Amara Raja has been the preferred supplier to major telecom service providers, UPS sector (OEM & replacement), Indian Railways and to Power, Oil & Gas telecom equipment manufacturers, among other industry segments.
The industrial battery brands of Amara Raja had been PowerStack®, AmaronVoltTM and Quanta.
Amara Raja is one of the leading manufacturer of automotive batteries under the brands – Amaron® and PowerzoneTM, which has been distributed through a large pan-India sales & service retail network.