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S Senthilkumar elected new president of ITAMMA

Dec 01, 2014

The Indian Textile Accessories & Machinery Manufacturers Association (ITAMMA) has appointed a slew of office bearers for 2014-15. S Senthilkumar, Managing Director of Simta Machinery Pvt Ltd and Indo Germen Joint Venture, has been appointed as a president of ITAMMA.

Senthilkumar is one of the Promotions of SIMTA Group, which is now 25 years old. He is also the member of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Coimbatore & Coimbatore District Small Industries Association (Codissia). He joined ITAMMA 15 years back and is in the Managing Committee for over 13 years. Senthilkumar is also involved in manufacturing of uPVC window profiles and windows.

Other major appointments include: Mayank J Roy as First Vice President, Kishore Khaitan as Second Vice President and Kaizar Z Mahuwala as Hon´ Treasurer.

Mayank Jayantilal Roy is the Managing Director of Excel Industrial Gears Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, manufacturing Mechanical Power Transmission Products, Speed Variators especially, PIV Gear Boxes for more than three decades. He is a member of ITAMMA and serving in Managing Committee of ITAMMA for more than a decade. His main motto is to serve ITAMMA and to bring ITAMMA to greater heights by following the footsteps of his father late Jayantilal Roy, who had rendered remarkable services to the Association during his tenure as Trustee & President. Roy has on his agenda at ITAMMA to make the ´J.G. Roy Endowment Fund´ more pro-active.

Kishore Khaitan is currently the Managing Director of Basant Wire Industries, a leading manufacturer of pins and pinned products for textile machinery. Khaitan has a work experience of over 35 years in manufacturing and international marketing of engineering products. He has extensive experience in government policy advocacy, being active in CII for many years. Besides more than 12 years as member of managing committee in ITAMMA, holding positions such as sub-committee chairman, regional chairman and export cell chairman, Khaitan has been Chairman of CII Rajasthan in 2009-10. He is currently member of CII Northern Regional council, Chairman; Indian Green Building Council, Jaipur chapter; member CII national Textile Committee; member Indo American Chamber of Commerce; Chairman, IMC of ITI Jaipur; Patron Member of TAI, besides playing an active role in social organisations like Friends of Tribals Society as executive member. His other business interests include Gram Power, a USA and Indian based company engaged in the renewable energy sector, setting up smart micro-grids in rural areas with solar power generation.

Kaizar Mahuwala is the Executive Director of Gurjar Group of companies, which manufactures complete range of nickel perforated rotary screens, engraving chemicals, auxiliaries and laser. He has a vast experience in manufacturing and international business and has extensively traveled to more than 20 countries. He is actively associated with ITAMMA since the year 2002 and has served as the Convener of the Ahmedabad export cell since 2004 and has been the managing committee member since 2006. ITAMMA´s first Export Cell activity started from his office in the year 2002 wherein he provided the state-of -the-art infrastructure such as a table space, computer and internet facility for smoothly carrying out the activities of this initiative. He is associated with many other associations and chambers and has served as Chairman of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Gujarat Branch in the year 2008-2009.

They can be contacted at:
S Senthilkumar: director@simta.com
Mayank Roy: mjrum06@gmail.com
Kishore Khaitan: mail@bwipins.com
/ kkhaitan@bwipins.com
Kaizar Muhawala: kaizar@gurjargroup.com / kaizar4@gmail.com