Tushar Jain, Managing Director, Supergrip Friction Products
In the world of business and entrepreneurship, success often hinges on a unique combination of personal traits including innovative thinking, a thirst for knowledge, open-mindedness, and a keen eye for detail. Reflecting all these qualities and more, Tushar Jain, Managing Director, Supergrip Friction Products, holds a proven track record of success in the business supplies and automotive industry. Tushar is a skilled entrepreneur, adept in negotiating, business planning, business development, marketing strategy, and export. His unwavering dedication and passion for driving growth and success make him a valuable asset to any team or organization. Led by Tushar, Supergrip Friction Products is a well-established global company that specializes in manufacturing and exporting highquality automotive products like Disc Brake Pad, Brake Shoes, and Brake Linings.
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With embracing the use of cloud, mobile applications and many other advanced systems as an opportunity, India today is known as a well-recognized Automobile manufacturing hub worldwide. Also, the country’s low-cost production, cheap labour, easy availability and low cost of raw materials further the growth of the manufacturing Industry. As a result, today India stands tall in the global market pertaining to automotive and become the 4th largest producer of Automobiles in the world, with an average annual production of more than 4 million motor vehicles. Among the other important success factors in the automotive sector such as technology and innovation, effective management is also important.
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|Arvind Saxena, Co-Founder
|An automotive industry leader with in-depth business management experience in both two-wheeler and passenger vehicles, equally proficient in strategy and operations, skills include strong and clear leadership of teams and profit centre management
|Harpreet Singh, Founder & CEO
|A car enthusiast passionate about the intersection of technology and the automotive industry, with his experience driving progress and creating value for society
|Kapila Sandeep Soni, Founder & Managing Director
|An experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in the automotive industry with expertise in operations management, product strategy, driving results, sales & marketing and product strategies
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|Shriram Pistons & Rings
|A seasoned leader with over 36 years of experience in the automotive industry and his skillset encompasses technical, commercial, and financial acumen, coupled with exceptional team leadership and innovative thinking,
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|A visionary leader with a demonstrated history of working in the automotive industry, skilled in product management, account management, business development, marketing strategy and business strategy
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|A dynamic leader holds several years of experience in automobile industry and very proficient with sales and after process improvement activities, vehicle new business development, customer handling & customer satisfaction
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|A passionate leader with extensive hands-on experience in setting up new business, building the brand, scaling up the operations. driving sales growth, managing large P&L and alliances
|Sachin Panchal, Founder
|An experienced transportation manager with a demonstrated history of working in the automotive industry, skilled in 3D visualization, product design, automotive design, CATIA and adobe illustrator
|Sharad Arora, Founder
|An experienced trainer with a demonstrated history of working in the automotive industry with expertise in negotiation, coaching, customer satisfaction, sales management and team building
|Tushar Jain, Managing Director
|Supergrip Friction Products
|A skilled entrepreneur holding a proven track record of success in the business supplies and automotive industry, adept in negotiating, business planning, business development, marketing strategy and export