JK Tyre & Industries has appointed Anuj Kathuria as its new President for their operations in India. He will report to Dr. Raghupati Singhania, the Chairman and MD of JK Tyre & Industries, and Anshuman Singhania, MD of JK Tyre & Industries.
Anuj Kathuria had quit his last role at the country’s second-largest commercial vehicle maker, Ashok Leyland, as COO in June. He has over 31 years of experience in senior management positions in leading and reputed auto companies, including Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland. An Engineer and a Post-Graduate in Marketing and Finance, he is a Harvard Business School Alumnus.
Dr. Raghupati Singhania said, “I am sure Kathuria will provide adept leadership and lead JK Tyre on a new growth trajectory.”
The company is a leading supplier of radial technology in India and a leading tire manufacturer with well-known brands- JK Tyre, Tornel, and Vikrant, among others. It has a presence in over 105 countries across six continents, with 12 globally benchmarked‘ sustainable manufacturing facilities with a capacity of over 32 million tyres per annum.
JK Tyre was also the first company to launch ‘Smart Tyre’ technology with Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS), which monitors the tyre’s vital statistics, including temperature and pressure.
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