Deepak Sawhney is the Managing Director of Qualtran Power Solutions, focusing on
Strategy and Management Consulting and providing business management solutions to
clients for growth organically as well as through M&A’s. His expertise lies in building business strategies, identifying growth avenues, digital innovation, sales excellence, and executing strategy through the balanced scorecard approach.
Before embarking on Consulting services for various clients, Deepak has worked for around 20 years in the Electrical Industry working for local as well as Global organizations in various capacities. He has an Electrical Engineering as well as an MBA degree. With a vast and varied experience ranging from manufacturing , project management , marketing , sales , strategy planning and general management , he has had an immensely successful track record in leading organizations to a fast paced profitable growth.
During his last assignment with Schneider Electric, he was heading the Strategy Planning & Market Development function responsible for preparing strategic business plans for the organization setting directions to achieve top-line as well as bottom-line goals. Was also a select member of the Group Prospective & OEM committees to formulate strategies on a global scale for Schneider Electric. He was a key team member involved in various acquisition and integration of the companies in the fields of low voltage switchgear as well as of companies in the Wiring devices business. Earlier as Head of Sales, he was acclaimed in the Organization for introduction of various measures aimed at improving commercial efficiency and as Head of Marketing was responsible for marketing activities of all the product lines in electrical distribution & industrial automation leading to a spiralling growth in turnover and market share. He also led start-up operations of new businesses, building business plans and market access strategy and their execution thru a specialized sales force.
He has a vast manufacturing experience through his prior assignment with the Control Group where he was heading the Air Circuit Breaker Division responsible for manufacturing of ACB's under license from Terasaki, Japan and was in charge of the technology transfer of Whipp & Bourne military specification acb's and subsequent development thru local manufacturing in India for a major contract with the Indian Navy.
Shashi Asija is a senior Director with Qualtran, specializing in providing business management solutions and leading business turnarounds. With her rich experience in finance, data analytics and M&As, she is responsible for Business development with the clients advising them on digital transformation, advanced analytics to accelerate sales and performance improvements. Her strength lies in implementing best practices through an analytical approach across various functions for long term profitable growth.
Prior to her Consulting role, Shashi has around 20 years of experience in the Industry working majorly for Global organizations in various capacities. She has a degree in Cost Accountancy and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India With a vast and varied experience ranging from financial accounting, cost analysis to corporate strategy & business planning, she has been instrumental in shaping the companies’ growth plans as part of the senior management core team.
Her last corporate assignment was with a 18 billion dollar French Multinational, Schneider Electric heading Management and Systems Controls function responsible for financial and business performance analysis, building long term business plans, investment analysis for ROI, ROCE, budgeting, quarterly forecasts, product profitability, analysis of change. In addition, she was actively involved in Business Development and Strategic planning as a core member of the Acquisitions team responsible for M&A business plans She was working together with the Group teams at both Asia Pacific as well as European Headquarters.
Prior to this, she had an 11-year stint with another global organization, Eternit Everest, headquartered in Brussels. Her major achievements included setting up from ground zero the entire MIS system for accounting, process costing & HR management systems. In addition, she was also responsible for bank approvals for loans & credit lines, budgets, monthly forecasting, investment analysis and financial evaluation of new ventures.
Sunil Sawhney, has over 35 years of experience in Managing Technology companies, with a successful track record of building companies providing services like Research and Development and Market Development for companies in Europe and North America. He has an Undergrad in Engineering and an MBA from Northeastern University, Boston.
Earlier, he served as the Country Director of Boston Scientific for the South East Asia region and within a short period of time positioned the company as the leader in the field of the medical devices in the region. He was also the President of HeroITES, a part of the $1.6bn Hero Group, where he set up the entire international sales team and the sales management process in the US and UK.
His other prior assignments as the CEO include setting up Joint Ventures in India for Fortune 500 companies i.e. Allied Signal USA, Matra France and GEC Plessey Telecommunication Ltd, UK. He was on the Board of all the three ventures. He has successfully established the global markets for these ventures and managed to take them to leadership positions in their respective industries.