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

Agenda 2019

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

Manufacturing Supply Chain Operational Excellence:

Operational Excellence In:

Quality Excellence In:

Best-In-Class Excellence In:

Lean & Six Sigma Excellence:

Strategy Excellence In:

Smart Factories Award:

Special Recognition Categories:

Individual Categories:

Organizational Categories:

Client testimonials


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