R Shankar is the Executive Director and leads the organisation’s initiatives on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and CSR activities. Shankar is also responsible for the Marketing and External Communications functions.

Shankar, during his stint as CEO, was instrumental in growing the TVS SCS India business with his vision set on the acquisition of new customers and capabilities. He had played a crucial role in successfully integrating the DIESL 3PL and Telecom businesses with TVS SCS. He also has cross-deployed global capabilities of TVS Supply Chain to India for the global as well as Indian customers.

Shankar brings over 3 decades of experience; he started his career with Godrej and Boyce, and his work experience includes very successful stints at the Eicher Group, Tata Motors and, Beiqi Foton, which is one of the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers based in China. Before joining TVS Supply Chain Solutions, he was the Managing Director of Foton Motors in India. He is an active participant in various industry forums.

He is member of the CII National Committee on Logistics and Supply Chain, CII Southern Region International Linkages Committee and a member of the Governing Council of Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Shankar is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering with a post-graduate degree in Business Management.