Balasubramanian C V

Associate Vice President - Electrical & Maintenance

Bala joined The Hindu with more than two decades of experience in Auto Component Manufacturing Industries. He started his career in 1978 with Hinduja Foundries (then Ennore Foundries Limited - Ashok Leyland Group), where he worked for more than 14 years in plant engineering, projects execution and operations & maintenance of automatic high pressure moulding line. Between 1993 and 2003, he worked at Rane Engine Valves as Head of Manufacturing. He was also part of the TQM movement there.

Bala has played a key role in the expansion plans of The Hindu group. Some of the key projects he has handled include launching of printing facilities at various locations across India, strengthening green initiatives of the company by implementing WTGs, Solar thermal and Solar lighting. He is one of the key team members to formulate a strategic process for sustainability.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering & a Post Graduate degree in Management. He is also a BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency) certified Energy Auditor.