About Us

The 8th Edition of Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit, offers an integrated portfolio of leadership networking, information and professional development sessions for industrial executives in India. Our mission is to help senior executives define and shape a better future for themselves, their organizations and the industry at large. This platform also recognizes individuals and companies who have excelled in their endeavors over the past 12 months.


  • Ensure your business process delivers across all levels in the organisation through the latest in strategy, planning and change management techniques
  • Validate your strategic vision & investment decisions with industry leaders
  • Create value through process improvements by leveraging the latest technology
  • Learn & benchmark from other companies - know the best practices & market trends
  • Streamline your operational process and align these process with your overall business strategy
  • Explore new collaboration opportunities & increase your points of presence in India
  • Interact and forge relationships with Lean Six Sigma Professionals
  • Play your part in demonstrating India as a manufacturing powerhouse


Be prepared for the future state of manufacturing where new rules of leadership will prevail. Gain applicable insights into successful employee engagement for a new generation.
Feel the pulse of the manufacturing state of business while gathering ideas of the future technologies, trends and user expectations. Find solutions to real business problems by interacting with your peers and gaining a view into the future of manufacturing and supply.
Success today depends upon a deft marriage of new business models and game-changing technologies. Get inspiration and imagine highly intelligent, agile information-driven factories and dynamic teams that can respond rapidly to change.
The culture of the Summit has been described as "welcoming, engaged and passionate". Benefit from the intimate setting of the Summit, which inspires openness and sharing about the strengths and opportunities on others' journey so far.


Collaborate, Collaborate, Collaborate: Share best practices and philosophies with like-minded leaders, learning what’s working for them, why is it working and how it can work for you.

Relax, Have Fun and Make New Friends: Build the foundation for long-lasting relationships with world-class manufacturing professionals. Keep your contact list building and engines at high rev, while enjoying unique networking events throughout the program!

Stay Ahead of the Technology Curve: Meet with top manufacturing technology innovators and take advantage of their services to improve your bottom line.


Executives seeking to learn, benchmark and share best practices in manufacturing excellence & innovation includingCEO, COO, CIO, Director and Vice presidents of;

  • Engineering
  • Innovation
  • IT
  • Manufacturing
  • Operational Excellence
  • Operations
  • Production & Design
  • Supply Chain
  • R & D


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08.00 am – 09.15 am Registrations over breakfast and tea / coffee

09.15 am – 09.30 am Lamp Lighting Ceremony & Welcome Note

  • Mr. Rajesh Gharpure, Delivery Head - Energy & Manufacturing, Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd. (Moderator)
  • Mr. Anil Singh, Operations Manager - Hyderabad & Lead, Water Paints - South Asia, AkzoNobel India Ltd.
  • Mr. Navneet Agnihotri, HOD - Quality Assurance, Orient Electric Ltd.
  • Mr. Vaibhav Kulkarni, Works Head, Marico Ltd.
  • Mr. Anjan Kundu, Head - Supply Chain Transformation, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.
  • Ms. Rajashree Rath, Associate Vice President, Reliance Industries Ltd.
  • Mr. Jasjit Sethi, Chief Executive Officer, TCI Supply Chain Solutions
  • Mr. Vaibhav Agrawal, Head - Supply Planning and External Mfg, Johnson & Johnson, India and South Asia

11.00 am – 11.30 am Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • Mr. Mahesh Khetan, Vice President & Global Head - Supply Chain, Grasim Industries Limited (Epoxy Division) (Moderator)
  • Mr. L Prakash, Vice President, Head - Hydrocarbon SCM Platforms, Reliance Industries Ltd.
  • Mr. Pratap Singh Chauhan, Vice President - Logistics, Trident India
  • Mr. Bhavesh Nainani, General Manager & Subject matter Expert - SCM IT, Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.
  • Mr. Sivanand Rao Chaganti, Head - Supply Chain, Hyundai Motor India
  • Mr. Milind Majali, Senior General Manager (Corporate Logistics), Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd.
  • Mr. Naveen Rajan, Global Supply Chain Transformation Consultant, HP India
  • Mr. Shiva Yadav, Senior Business Manager, FarEye Transportation
  • Mr. ASR Prasad, Head - Center of Excellence, Future Supply Chains Solutions Ltd.
  • Mr. Bharat Ramanath, Director & Industry Principal, ShipX

01:00 pm - 01:45 pm Lunch & Networking Break

  • Mr. Ryan Viegas, Former Head - Logistics - Asia Pacific, Teva Pharmaceuticals (Moderator)
  • Mr. Sattanathan Annamalai, Head - Supply Chain, Region Asia Pacific, BSH Home Appliances Group
  • Mr. Satyendar Makan, Head SCM - Convergence Business, Sterlite Power Transmission Ltd.
  • Mr. Aman Sinha, Senior General Manager - Power Systems, Cummins India Ltd.
  • Mr. Kapil Maini, Head - Global Business Services, Nokia Solutions & Networks India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Pradeep Mishra, Group Global Head - Strategic Global Sourcing, Procurement, Commercial, Supply Chain, New Process technology & Business Development, United Phosphorous Ltd.
  • Mr. Somnath Chatterjee, Head - Procurement & Logistics, ITC Ltd.
  • Table 1 : Roadmap for digital transformation - Creating a next generation supply chain
  • Table 2 : Driving change through leadership - "What does great leadership look like?"
  • Table 3 : Developing a robust supply chain - How to withstand the everchanging risks and demands
  • Table 4 : Talent management - Why people are your supply chain's most important key to innovation and growth
  • Table 5 : Imagining the future - How can we make use of new technology to gain a competitive advantage
  • Table 6 : Automotive supply chain 4.0 : Automation, innovation & globalization - What will future automotive supply chains look like

03.45 pm – 04.15 pm Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

  • Mr. Pradeep Naik, Senior Business Development Manager - GTM Partner Ecosystem (Mobility & IoT Solutions), Tata Communications Ltd.
  • Mr. Vinod Mathur, Senior Strategic Services Director, JDA Software (Moderator)
  • Mr. Purushottam Tatkar, Head - Supply Planning India, Henkel Adhesives Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Royston Fernandes, Head - Analytics & Continuous Improvement, Cipla Ltd.
  • Dr. Aravindan Raghavan, Corporate Head - Global Operational Excellence, Syngene International Ltd.
  • Mr. Surendra Gupta, Head - Supply Planning & Stock Control, Supermax Personal Care Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Gaurav Parmar, Principal, A.T. Kearney
  • Mr. Vijay Shetty, Head - Distribution & Logistics, BASF India Ltd.
  • Mr. Rajesh Bhogavalli, Head - Supply Chain, Essel Propack Ltd.

07:00 pm Onwards Manufacturing Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2019

08.30 am – 10.00 am Registrations over breakfast and tea / coffee

  • Mr. Vishal Singh, Director, WW Procurement & Logistics, India & Rest of Asia, Texas Instruments (Moderator)
  • Mr. Venkatesh Kulkarni, Vice President, MMG, Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd.
  • Ms. Aadya Jha Sahni, Head - Process Excellence, Procurement & Supply Chain Management, Cairn Oil & Gas, Vedanta Ltd.
  • Mr. Vikaskumar Kalal, Head - Procurement & SCM, ThyssenKrupp Elevator India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Kapil Maini, Head - Global Business Services, Nokia Solutions & Networks India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Tapan Sahu, Head - Logistics & Services Procurement, L&T Power
  • Mr. Milind Tailor, Director - Procurement, Asia Pacific & Supply Chain, India, Diebold Nixdorf
  • Mr. Prashant Wath, Vice President - Manufacturing & Purchase Control, Kokuyo Camlin Ltd.
  • Mr. Vijay Ganapa, Head - Materials & Logistics, Hindalco Industries Ltd.
  • Mr. Gaurishankar V, Head - Supply Chain, SOCH Apparel

11.30 am – 12.00 pm Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

01.00 pm – 01.45 pm Lunch and networking Break

  • Mr. Antony Prashant, Partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP (Moderator)
  • Mr. Avnish Naik, Head Warehouse - Suiting Manufacturing, Raymond Ltd.
  • Mr. Sreekanth Vancheeswaran, Head - Supply Planning & Logistics, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd.
  • Mr. Rajesh Kaushik, Group Vice President - Supply Chain, Healthium Medtech Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Koshy Abraham, Senior Director and Head - Planning, Global Supply Chain, Cipla Ltd.
  • Ms. Sayali Patil, Head - Logistics, Kellogg Company
  • Mr. Yatish Nainawatee, General Manager & Head (Global Biologics Planning & Delivery, Biocon Ltd.
  • Mr. Vineet Kumar, Head - Distribution, Deepak Fertilisers & Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd.
  • Mr. Sougato Shome, Vice President - CAM (Contract logistics), Future Supply Chains Solutions Ltd.
  • Mr. Sunil Bharadwaj, Head - Strategy & Supply Chain, Lifestyle Business, Raymond Ltd. (Moderator)
  • Mr. Kuntal Choudhury, Senior Solutions Advisor, JDA Software
  • Mr. Prasoon Singh, Head - Aftermarket Logistics, VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd.
  • Mr. Hemant Kumar Sood, Head – SCM, J. K. Helene Curtis Ltd.
  • Mr. Supratim Halder, Associate Director, Operational Excellence, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
  • Mr. Pradeep Sharma, General Manager - Supply Chain, Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
  • Mr. Hemant Naik, Vice President - SCM, Kamaths Ourtimes Ice Creams Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Hiren Ladva, Head - Business Development (Contract logistics), Future Supply Chains Solutions Ltd.
  • Mr. Saurabh Daga, Director Business Development - India, SE Asia & Middle East, o9 Solutions
  • Mr. Sudarshan Ravi, Co-Founder, LetsTransport
  • Mr. Atul Endlay, Head - Warehousing, TCI Supply Chain Solutions

04.15 pm – 05.00 pm Tea / Coffee & Networking Break

05:00 pm Conference Adjourns

Manufacturing Excellence Awards

Award Winners

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Manufacturing Supply Chain Operational Industry Excellence: Automobiles

TVS Motor Company Limited

Manufacturing Supply Chain Operational Industry Excellence: Chemical

AkzoNobel India Ltd.

Operational Excellence in Reverse Logistics

Amara Raja Group of Companies

Operational Excellence in Warehousing

ITC Ltd. (Food Division)

Raymond Ltd.

Operational Excellence in 3PL Warehousing

Avvashya CCI Logistics Pvt. Ltd.

Operational Excellence in Sustainable Packaging

Scorpion Containers Pvt. Ltd.

Operational Excellence in Material Handling

Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd. (DAURALA UNIT)

Operational Excellence in Safety Initiative

TCI Group

Inland World Logistics Pvt. Ltd.

Operational Excellence in Sourcing

ITC Ltd. (Food Division)

Operational Excellence in Intralogistics Automation

Godrej Consoveyo Logistics Automation Ltd.

Operational Excellence in Procurement


Quality Excellence in Safety and Environmental Sustainability

Diageo India Pvt. Ltd.

Sterlite Technologies Ltd.

Quality Excellence in Most Innovative Processes & Systems

Orient Electric Ltd.

Quality Excellence in After Sales Service

Cranedge India Pvt. Ltd.

Quality Excellence in Planning, Processes & Systems

Bharat Aluminium Company Limited

Best-In-Class Excellence in Manufacturing Technology

Panasonic India Pvt. Ltd. (Automotive Division)

Best-In-Class Excellence in Cost Management

Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd. - NVD, AMBALA

Sterlite Technologies Ltd.

Best-In-Class Excellence in End-to-End Customer Solutions

IndusInd Bank Ltd.

Best-In-Class Excellence in Repairs & Maintenance

Cranedge India Pvt. Ltd.

Best-In-Class Excellence in Continuous Improvement

GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Strategy Excellence in Raw Material Procurement

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

Strategy Excellence in Vendor - Managed Inventory Programs

ITC Ltd. (Ranjangaon Unit)

Strategy Excellence in Inventory Planning & Control


Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail Ltd.

Best Future Ready Factory

Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd. (ADC PALWAL)

Best Innovative Technology for the Factories of the Future

TATA Communications Ltd.

Best Use of Digital Technologies in Production

Pernod Ricard India Pvt. Ltd. (Derabassi Unit)

Excellence in Sustainable & Operational Risk Management

Vedanta Ltd. (Division: Cairn Oil & Gas)

Safe Workplace Champion Award

Syngene International Ltd.

CSR Initiative in Manufacturing Sector

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. - Nagpur Plant

Digital Supply Chain Enterprise Award

Nestle India Ltd.

BASF India Ltd.

Manufacturing Supply Chain Project

Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd.

Supply Chain Technology Advancement / Solution Implementation

FarEye Transportation

MatrIoT Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Autoplant System India Pvt. Ltd.

Supply Chain Initiative of the Year

Sterlite Power Transmission Ltd.

Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd.

Six Sigma Professional of the Year

Mr. Aravindan Raghavan, Head - Operational Excellence, Syngene International Ltd.

Plant Head of the Year

Mr. A. Suresh, Plant Head, TVS Motor Company Ltd, Hosur, Tamil Nadu

Manufacturing ICON of the Year

Mr. Ashutosh Tripathi, Vice President & Plant Head - Nagpur Plant, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

Inspirational Leadership Award (Overall)

Mr. Rajesh Mohata, Director - Procurement & Supply Chain Management, Cairn Oil and Gas, Vedanta Ltd.

Manufacturing Supply Chain Service Provider of the year

TCI Supply Chain Solutions

Manufacturing Supply Chain Team of the Year

Vedanta Ltd. (Division: Cairn Oil & Gas)

Best Process Excellence Leader of the Year

Mr. Pratap Singh Chauhan, Vice President - Logistics, Trident Ltd.

Manufacturing Supply Chain Operational Industry Excellence: Retail/ Apparel/Textile

Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail Ltd.

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