Shri ANAND A. PATEL is an eminent personality at both industrial and academic front. He has over 20 years of experience in Engineering and Manufacturing industry, especially in the fieldof Operations Management including Manufacturing Strategy and Supply Chain Management formechanical equipment manufacturing.
A man with a luminous professional career, he has been the Director of Gujarat Apollo Industries Limited, a public company manufacturing crushing and screening equipment used in miningindustry Since 2007. He is currently the Director of Ammann Apollo India Pvt. Ltd., an Indo-Swiss joint venture company manufacturing road-construction. and Apollo Earthmovers Limited,A subsidiary of Gujarat Apollo Industries Limited. His path-breaking professional/industrialpractices include: formulating and executing sound manufacturing strategy for constructionequipment, leading the team of professionals for managing the inventory and production output forchanging market demand, leading the team for long-term and and medium-term production planning,managing best HR practices and performance evaluation of employees and Driving the trainingstrategy for continuous improvement of employees among others.
He possesses an outstanding academic record. His stellar academic credentials include a Master ofBusiness Administration degree from Johnson School at Cornell University in 2007 with a Majorin General Management. He also did a Management Education Program (MEP) from IndianInstitute of Management, Ahmedabad. (IIMA). A degree in Master of Engineering StevensInstitute of Technology in 1996 with a Major in Mechanical Engineering accounts for his robusttechnical knowledge. He received his degree of Bachelor of Engineering from L.D. College ofEngineering with a Major in Mechanical Engineering. He has been the recipient of Kurt H. Weilaward for outstanding performance in Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering.As for his other noteworthy achievements, he is a Member in the Board of Governors (BoG)Of L.D. College of Engineering Alumni Association (LAA), a Member in Extension ServicesCommittee Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA) and Gujarat Chamber of Commerce& Industry. Formerly, He was also a Member in Foreign Trade CommitteeCentral Regional Office, AICTE, Bhopal and Central Regional Committee.He is, at present, associated with Ganpat University as a Member (Industry) – Board ofGovernors, Academic Council, Finance Committee.