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thyssenkrupp names Manish Mehan as the new CEO of thyssenkrupp Elevator (India)

thyssenkrupp today announced the appointment of Mr. Manish Mehan as the new CEO of thyssenkrupp Elevators (India) with effect from 1st April, 2019.

thyssenkrupp Elevator (India) is one of the world’s leading elevator companies with unique engineering capabilities. The company installs, maintains and modernizes elevators and escalators in India and Bangladesh. The company has a 20,000 sq.m Multi-Purpose Facility in Chakan, Pune - designed for an initial capacity of manufacturing 6,000 elevator units, extendable to over 10,000 units in the foreseeable future.


Manish was earlier the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in thyssenkrupp Elevator (India), leading the finance and related functions for the Indian and Bangladesh Operating Units (OU) for the last twelve years. Additionally, he was also appointed as the Director of Operations to lead the OI-wide field operations including elevate India Project Management Office. Manish has the unique distinction of having sound financial knowledge and acumen by virtue of having been a CFO and gaining in-depth operational experience by managing the three critical business verticals i.e. Sales & Marketing, Installation, Service & Maintenance for India and Bangladesh OUs. 

In his new role, Manish will drive all strategic, operational and financial goals for OU India with paramount focus on sales and productivity growth, organization streamlining, talent development as well as overall safety and quality improvements.

Commenting on the appointment, Ravi Kirpalani, CEO, thyssenkrupp India said, “I am confident Manish will be an asset to the company. His vast experience and leadership skills will further enhance the performance of the organization and develop it into the most preferred and customer-centric elevator company in India.”

Manish Mehan added, “I am elated on taking up this role and thankful to the global leadership team for providing me this opportunity. thyssenkrupp Elevator is one of the key players in the elevator industry, contributing to the sustainable and efficient urbanized growth in India. With strong talent expertise and global experience, my focus would be to further accelerate the growth and deliver best results aligned with company’s vision.”

Manish is a Chartered Accountant with a bachelor degree in commerce from the Delhi University.

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thyssenkrupp Elevator

thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of €7.6 billion in fiscal 2017/2018 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1,000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.

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