Vikas Prasad: Leveraging Two Decade Strong Expertise Across Domestic & International Market places | CEOInsights Magazine
  • Vikas Prasad, President & MD, Webasto Group

    Vikas Prasad, President & MD, Webasto Group

  • Buoyed by distinctive factors such as the availability of skilled labor at low cost, robust R&D centers, and economical steel production, the global automotive industry is growing at a CAGR of 3.71 percent. It is expected to become a $122.83 million sector by 2030. This promising sector has lately been witnessing the arrival of some quintessential leaders equipped with pertinent skillsets to drive the automotive segment to greater heights. Vikas Prasad (President & MD, Webasto Group) is one. An entrepreneur and driven executive with two decades of industry expertise across domestic and international marketplaces, Vikas remains a facilitator and people person throughout his tremendous professional voyage. Lauded for his proven fundraising & networking skills, building fruitful partnerships with clients & government officials, and delivering multimillion dollar bottom line growth, Vikas holds strong expertise in leading cross-functional teams across various geographical locations, including the US, Europe and Asia Pacific countries by virtue of his robust analytical skills.

  • Vikas Prasad: Leveraging Two Decade Strong Expertise Across Domestic & International Market places

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  • Top 10 Leaders In Automotive - 2022

    One of the fast growing industries throughout the world in the automotive industry. Everybody uses automobiles in their day to day life, in the form of public transport, personal vehicles, and commercial transportation. Without automobiles, we are not sure how we can survive everyday life.

    The automobile industry will be worth of 251.4- 282.8 billion USD by the 2026 year. India is the fourth largest manufacturer of cars and the seventh largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles, were automobile production increases day by day. The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Honorable Shri Narendra Modi, already approved the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme in the Automobile and Auto Components sectors, which enhances the country's manufacturing and exporting capabilities in the era of Atmanirbhar Bharat. And 26.36million vehicles being manufactured in the country in the year 2020. It is projected that the industry, which is already renowned for manufacturing and exporting topnotch passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, three wheeler, two wheeler, and Quadricycles, will spike up the production to 40.2million vehicles by 2026.

    The export reached 4.77 million vehicles in 2020. It will have a growth of 6.94 percent by the reports of CAGR to meet these demands; Indian manufacturers in the industry are developing different automotive. By its design and quality, every company is unique in its way. Depending on the various factors like mileage, engine performance, and design, consumers buy the best and, in the industry, by seeing sales, leaders are decided.

    Our CEO Insights Magazine team did research and prepared a list of Top Leaders in Automotive, with the help of experts, CEOs, veterans in the industry. That list is published in this issue of the CEO Insights Magazine as "Top 10 Leaders in Automotive – 2022”.

Top 10 Leaders In Automotive - 2022

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Vardenchi Motorcycles Pvt Ltd Akshai Varde ,Founder Vardenchi Motorcycles Pvt Ltd He sarted as a team of 3 basically doing everything is today a force of 22 manning departments like Design and Engineering, Production, and Quality Assurance
BrokerDalal Premium Ashish Merchant ,Founder BrokerDalal Premium Ashish has created a one-stop shop for all the basic requirements for all kinds of people; right from setting up your dream Car to selling your old Car trading in your ol’jalopy and upgrading to a swanky affordable mean machine and last but not the least, that extra cash in hand we assist you to invest wisely for a bright future in these trying times.
Topsel Ashok Manaktala, Chairman Topsel Featured in CNN ICICI Emerging India Awards, Ashok has been excelling in the world of business for the last many decades. He had finished his B.E. (Electrical) from REC Durgapur and later he jumped into business leaving his secure job behind and from there on he never looked back and achieved great heights
Roop Automotives Limited Gaurav Jain ,Founder Roop Automotives Limited He has been working since 1992 and has been manufacturing steering column Yokes since 1992. Currently makes 38 million yokes per year in more than 200 different variations
Mquik Mehul Desai ,Founder Mquik A commemorated name in the automotive sector with 25 years of industry expertise, serving thousands of customers at par
Venture Global Saravanan Janakiraman,President - India Operations Venture Global Saravanan Janakiraman was born and raised in a middle class family in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was brought up to believe that whatever he did would make a difference. He began his career as a Tool Designer in Ambattur Industrial Estate, earning a Diploma in Plastic Mold Technology before advancing to the highest level of qualification, an MBA from a reputable university, and is now an ardent Automotive Products Manufacturing professional.
Tractor Gyan Shivankur Gupta, Founder & CEO Tractor Gyan A young and vibrant leader, Shivankur is an IT Engineer by qualifications and an Entrepreneur by passion. He possesses more than a decade of professional experience
Welectric Tamilselvan Subramanian,Co-Founder & CTO Welectric Tamilselvan applies his technical skills and experiences to take Welectric to greater heights owing to his strong 20 years of diverse technology experience
Meritor India Thimmaiah Napanda,VP - APAC, Meritor, Managing Director & CEO Meritor India An Automobile Engineer, Thimmaiah has worked 30 years in the automotive industry. He holds a Six Sigma black belt and is knowledgeable about every aspect of manufacturing, His experience, expertise and leadership will aid the company’s continuous growth in Asia Pacific region
Webasto Group Vikas Prasad ,President & MD Webasto Group Vikas holds strong expertise in leading cross functional teams across various geographical locations including USA, Europe & Asia Pacific countries by the virtue of his robust analytical skills

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