TVS Motor Company, a leading manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the world, has appointed Mr. K. Gopala Desikan as the Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of TVS Motor Company Limited and its group Companies at its Board Meeting.
Desikan, held the position of Executive Vice President (Finance) of Sundaram-Clayton Limited, prior to taking on this assignment. He succeeds S.G. Murali who retired from his services with the Company in September 2017 after 15 years.
“TVS Motor is delighted to welcome Gopala Desikan as the new Group CFO. He is an accomplished executive with deep knowledge in all areas of Finance and is well entrenched in the TVS culture. I am sure, he will play a pivotal role in our transformation journey to drive financial performance and sustainable growth in the future," said H. Lakshmanan, Director, TVS Motor Company.
Desikan has been with TVS for the last 28 years and has handled various functions which include Direct Taxation, Treasury & Risk Management, M&A activities, Corporate Finance and various accounting functions both at Corporate and Plant level. He is also involved in the strategic initiatives of the Group’s International Business and Long Range Planning.
He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA from Open University Business School, UK.