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ZF Friedrichshafen AG appoints Suresh KV as the country head in India

24 Jun 2015 / 0

Suresh KV is the new country head of ZF India Private Limited. His  appointment has been effective since June 1, 2015.

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An SP Jain Institute of Management and Research graduate, Suresh KV will be responsible for business development as well as performance enhancement of ZF India Private Limited. He has been working with the company since 2007 and takes over his new office from previous head, Piyush Munot.

Speaking about the new appointment, Rudi Von Meister, president, ZF Asia Pacific, said, “As ZF opens this new chapter, the ZF Board and I are confident that Suresh KV is the right person to lead the company in the Indian market. Suresh KV has been working with us since 2007 and was appointed as the executive director of ZF Wind Power Coimbatore Limited in 2010. He has a proven ability to create strategic clarity, drive innovation and growth, ensure disciplined execution, and deliver results. We believe that under his leadership ZF will continue to deliver innovations and customer satisfaction that will have a positive impact on the Indian market. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Piyush Munot for his much appreciated support and commitment to the expansion of the ZF presence during his long tenure with the company.”

ZF Friedrichshafen AG Appoints Mr. Suresh KV to drive the India Growth Story

Pune/India, ZF Friedrichshafen AG today announced the appointment of Mr. Suresh KV as the new Country Head of ZF in India and in addition Head of ZF India Pvt. Ltd., the hundred percent subsidiary of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, effective from June 1st, 2015.

In this role, Mr. Suresh KV will be responsible for the performance and development of all lines of business for ZF in India, as well as for the operations in ZF India Pvt. Ltd.

Commenting on this new development, Mr. Rudi von Meister, President for ZF Asia Pacific, said, “As ZF opens this new chapter, the ZF Board and I are confident that Mr. Suresh KV is the right person to lead the company in the Indian market. Suresh KV has been working with us since 2007 and was appointed as the Executive Director of ZF Wind Power Coimbatore Ltd. in 2010. He has a proven ability to create strategic clarity, drive innovation and growth, ensure disciplined execution, and deliver results. We believe that under his leadership ZF will continue to deliver innovations and customer satisfaction that will have a positive impact on the Indian market. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Mr. Piyush Munot for his much appreciated support and commitment to the expansion of the ZF presence during his long tenure with the Company.”


As a graduate engineer from REC Calicut (presently NIT Kozhikode) and a PGDMM from SP Jain Institute of Management Mumbai, Suresh KV started his career in 1989 with Asian Paints Limited. His professional experiences include stints with Bajaj Auto, Visteon India and Philips. He joined ZF India in 2007 erstwhile Hansen Drives Ltd. as General Manager (Operations Centre) and became the Executive Director in November 2010.


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