In his more than 32 years of service with Siemens, RK Chugh has a diverse set of business experiences, across verticals in the power transmission and distribution (T and D) and the Automation and Drives (A and D) industry. Chugh is currently the Division Cluster Lead, Smart Grid Division of Infrastructure and Cities Sector, South Asia Cluster. He is the driving force behind the success of the diverse and growing portfolio of the Siemens Smart Grid products, systems and solutions across the industries and utilities vertical in the South Asia market. Within Siemens, he has handled several challenging assignments and held various key positions in the company. He possesses a rich expertise in management and business processes for high technology areas in India and abroad.
High on intellectual capabilities and strategic approaches, Chugh is highly reckoned for his proficiency in sales and marketing, across the various responsibilities and leadership profiles he has held at senior management levels. He has an extensive experience in business development, designing strategies and managing customer expectations. Chugh is also credited for spearheading the localisation and manufacturing of various Siemens products and devices in India, which cater to both domestic and global markets. Chugh played a key role in setting up two state-of-the-art factories in Goa for Smart Grid Energy Automation as well as Medium Voltage. These twin manufacturing facilities were seamlessly commissioned in a record time of 12 months, for which he received the accolade of the CEO award from the German headquarters.