Chennai, February 17, 2020, TVS Supply Chain Solutions (TVS SCS), India’s leading end-to-end Supply Chain Management Services company and part of the $8.5 bn TVS group, today announced the appointment of Ravi Viswanathan as Joint Managing Director (JMD) with effect from 14th February 2020 and will report to Mr. R. Dinesh. Mr. Viswanathan will take on the CEO and Joint Managing Director of the Company from April 1, 2020.
Ravi Viswanathan joins TVS Supply Chain Solutions from TCS (Tata Consultancy Services), where he was recently the Global Chief Marketing Officer. He is a distinguished alumnus from REC (now NIT) Tiruchirappalli and has lived and worked in India, the US, and Scandinavia. Over his thirty-year career at the Tata Group, Ravi Viswanathan has built and led multiple business units and P&Ls at TCS, in addition to establishing a strong TCS brand and the capabilities to support their global clients.
Commenting on the appointment of Ravi Viswanathan, R. Dinesh, Managing Director of TVS Supply Chain Solutions, said, “We are delighted to have Ravi join us as Joint MD of TVS Supply Chain Solutions. With his multi-faceted career at TCS, he brings the experience of creating a truly global Indian business, working across industries, clients, and cultures. The Board believes that Ravi is the right person to take TVS Supply Chain Solutions forward as we build a globally integrated and technology-driven supply chain solutions company. The Board also recognized the contribution of Mr. S. Ravichandran, Deputy Managing Director, who has laid the foundation for TVS Supply Chain Solutions over the last 25 years and will continue as Director and Advisor to the Company.”
“I am excited to join TVS Supply Chain Solutions, which has been built on the rich legacy of the TVS Group and has, through a spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation, focused on providing differentiated solutions to its customers and fostered lasting relationships with its employees and customers,” said Ravi Viswanathan on his appointment. “I look forward to work with Dinesh, the Senior Management team, Board and our 20,000 person-strong teams to further integrate our global capabilities and make TVS Supply Chain Solutions the leading company in our sector, providing seamless, technology-driven solutions to help our customers win in the market,” he added.
“Ravi Viswanathan brings a wealth of international experience and knowledge, given his experience of scaling TCS into the global powerhouse that it is today. I welcome him to the TVS Supply Chain Solutions family and wish him the very best in his new role,” said Ravichandran, Deputy Managing Director of TVS Supply Chain Solutions.