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Management Team

Bobby John
Chief Executive Officer

With the goal of transforming Altran Engineering Solution (formerly Pricol Technologies) into a world-class engineering services provider, Bobby was named CEO of Altran Engineering Solution in April 2010 (Pricol Technologies was acquired by Altran, a global leader in Engineering and R&D services in February 2017). A believer and a practitioner of putting people first, Bobby encourages the creation of the spirit of ‘ownership’ among each individual who joins the organization. He takes personal interest in understanding the aspirations of each individual and is focused on continually improving the skills and capabilities of the organization

Bobby’s passion for developing and delivering customer-centric solutions has steered the growth of Altran Engineering Solution. Under his leadership we have created strategic alliances with customers across the globe who regard us as a vital partner in realizing their goals.

Bobby is a rank holder in Mechanical Engineering from Kerala University. His experience includes a breadth of roles ranging from his initial years in the IT Enabled Engineering Services sector in India, followed by International Business Development for India-based engineering service providers. He also directed regional Profit and Loss (P&L) for a venture capital startup and a global multibillion dollar corporation. Bobby has spent most of his professional career with Tata Elxsi India, Plexion Technologies UK (A JP Morgan Chase Venture), Mahindra Engineering UK, and Xchanging Plc UK.

A global executive with business experience in India, Japan, Europe and the Americas, Bobby operates out of our offices in London, United Kingdom, and Coimbatore, India.

Mohan Raju
President and Head of Americas

As President and Head of Americas, Mohan Raju is responsible for overall Corporate Strategy, Global Business Development and Marketing. Mohan is also in charge of formalizing, maintaining and developing the service portfolio of the company.

He is a Bachelor of Science in Electronics and an MBA from National Institute of Technology in Tiruchirappalli, India. He has over 20 years of experience in Sales and Business Development for engineering services companies. Mohan spent the initial part of his career in India followed by 17 years in the United States. Mohan has a strong track record of establishing and managing large client engagements with American, Japanese and European clients. His professional experience includes assignments at Tata Elxsi (A Tata Group Company) and Larsen & Toubro. Prior to joining us Mohan was Director, Business Development at Larsen & Toubro Integrated Engineering Services.

Mohan operates out of our offices in Livonia, Michigan, in the United States.

Balaji NP
Head – Industrial Products

Balaji is an Electrical and Electronics graduate with a Master of Science degree in Software Systems and 25 years of overall industry experience. He joined our team in August 2010 as Head of Embedded Systems and subsequently took over as Vertical Head for Industrial & Medical Products. Before joining us, he worked with CMC (a TATA Enterprise) and Larsen & Toubro, which included working in the United States for six years.

In his role as Head – Industrial Products, Balaji was responsible for global management of a very large Engineering Offshore Development Center (ODC) for a Tier 1 Automotive company along with oversight of several Industrial and Medical programs. Due to his strong technical expertise and people management skills, he has been instrumental in setting up Safety Critical Test Centers and ODC’s. He possesses strong customer relations skills, and maintains a process and results-oriented approach.

Balaji operates out of our offices in Coimbatore, India.

Rajesh Kosalram
Head – Automotive

Rajesh brings in over 21 years of proven technical entrepreneurship to the organization. He has been instrumental in setting up and growing global and domestic business with experience in strategic planning, budgeting, customer management, lean process implementation, talent management, program management and delivery management.

Rajesh has held leadership positions like Head – Global Delivery, Head – Europe Business, and Head – Product Development within companies such as Johnson Controls India, Tata Johnson Controls, BPL Sanyo Ltd. and TVS. He possesses extensive experience in automotive seating, automotive interiors, advance plastics, structures, mechanisms and manufacturing processes.

Rajesh operates out of our office in Pune, India.

Karthikeyan R
Head – Consumer and Medical Products

Karthikeyan has extensive experience in product development, technology development, business development and strategic planning. He has held leadership positions including Chief Operating Officer, and he has experience launching products in the market.

Karthikeyan’s technical areas of expertise include Security Solutions, Embedded Solutions, Software Design and Development, Mobility, Telematics, and Automotive Electronics. Prior to joining us, he worked for Reliance Jio Infocom Ltd, handling FTTx customer premises equipment, IOT and M2M Products.

Karthikeyan operates out of our offices in Coimbatore, India

Binosh Balachandra
Head – Horizontals and Talent Development

Binosh is an Electrical and Electronics graduate with over 17 years of overall industry experience. He joined the team in 2010 as a Competency Manager for Embedded Systems and subsequently took over as Head ­­- Embedded Systems, and now serves as Head – Horizontals and Talent Development.

Before joining us, Binosh played significant role in establishing onsite and offshore engagements in the United States. He has extensive experience in managing design and development programs in the Automotive, Rail and Industrial Product domains. He also has experience in launching and managing global teams. In addition, he has expertise in Six Sigma Green Belt / Lean Development, Continuous Improvement initiatives, Process Development, ISO, CMMI and ASPICE.

In his current role as Head – Horizontals and Talent Development, Binosh has strategic responsibilities primarily in planning and strategizing the company’s service offerings. With strong technical, process and people management skills, he is instrumental in deploying capability and skill development. He drives sustainable initiatives like delivery process excellence, profitability improvement and alignment of business development with the company’s service portfolio.

Binosh operates out of our offices in Coimbatore, India.

Nishanth P
Head – Quality Assurance

Nishanth is a Mechanical Engineering graduate with an MBA in Systems Management. He possesses over 14 years of overall industry experience. He joined the team in July 2011 to spearhead our process and quality initiatives. He also serves as Management Representative (MR) of the company. Nishanth is a seasoned professional with hands-on experience in project and service delivery management. His experience has enriched his knowledge of process definition and process improvement.

Nishanth has rich experience in quality standards and process improvement models like ISO 9001:2008, CMMi, ITIL, SOX Compliance and ISO 27001. He has established and led engineering process groups, and he has guided organizations to attain CMMi high maturity levels. He is also experienced in enterprise resource planning and has rolled out several supply chain processes and systems involving SAP as well as QAD in a variety of Automotive and Industrial organizations. He is recognized as a Certified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2015 standard. In addition, he is a Certified Quality Management Representative who is passionate about process improvements.

Nishanth operates out of our offices in Coimbatore, India.