Hyva appoints Pankaj Kapoor to head India operations

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 18 Apr 2022


Kapoor is a mechanical engineer with an MBA in sales and marketing, and an advanced course in management from the Booth School of Business

Hyva, a leading provider of transport solutions for the commercial vehicle and environmental service industries has appointed Pankaj Kapoor as VP and MD of its operations in India. 

Kapoor who earlier held several key leadership positions at Tenneco Automotive India, Omax Autos, Motherson Sumi Systems, Federal Mogul Powertrain, Uno Minda and more recently at AMR as CEO and Group Head Strategy comes with an experience of more than 25 years in the business. He also has strong management credentials, having worked both commercially (B2B & B2C) and in operations with a strong track record of business growth. Kapoor is a Mechanical Engineer from Arya Bhatt Institute of Technology and holds an MBA in Sales and Marketing from AIMA. He has also undergone an Advance Management ADP from The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

 Alex Tan, CEO at Hyva said," He has a wealth of business experience and we look forward to Pankaj’s leadership as we continue to expand our business in India." 

Kapoor on his part added that, “Having considerable industry experience, I am confident that I will be able to develop Hyva India to the next level and shall reach even greater heights.”

With over 20,000 customers and more than 40 percent global market share in front-end tipping cylinders, Hyva is present in over 110 plus countries, having more than 30 fully-owned subsidiaries. The company has a dozen production facilities spread across China, India, Brazil and Europe. The product portfolio offered by Hyva in the form of double acting cylinders, fixed mounted and rolling truck cranes, container lifting systems and waste collection units has a wide range of uses in the sectors such as transport, construction, mining, materials handling and environmental service providers amongst others.