GEFCO Group appoints Prasanna Kumar M.V. as CEO and MD for India operations

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 22 Jul 2019


GEFCO India, a subsidiary of the GEFCO Group, a leading player in supply chain solutions and the European leader in automotive logistics, today announced the appointment of Prasanna Kumar M V as the CEO and MD of India operations.

The company says this move will bring the success of its global practices to India and further shape the future of the country’s supply chain solutions, Prasanna will be in charge to drive GEFCO’s presence and expansion within the market.

He comes with over 28 years of experience in the logistics and global supply chain sectors, Prasanna, would be spearheading the overall growth and profitability of the company in India. As part of his role, he will ensure the success of GEFCO operations by combining his extensive expertise in the logistics industry with proven global practices the organisation. 

Commenting on his appointment, Prasanna, said: “With India constantly increasing its global footprint in the logistics and supply chain business, the opportunity to be a part of GEFCO could not have come at a more opportune time.  I really look forward to working and collaborating with the team in order to establish GEFCO’s position as a leader in the Indian logistics market.”

GEFCO says that having started his career in the heavy commercial segment, Prasanna gained industrial engineering knowledge through the years and migrated from a capacity-based organisation to a more customer centric organisation. He has worked with companies including Delphi Automotive, General Motors India, and Suzlon Energy. An industrial engineering professional with Masters in Management, his forte lies in the field of Industrial Engineering, Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management.