Pradeep Sharma, President of Action Construction Equipment (ACE), passed away on August 5.
An alumnus of the premier Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur, Sharma began his career with the renowned multinational Metal Box Ltd as a Management Trainee. During his four-decade-long career, he held various senior-level positions with well-known organisations like Toyota, Voltas, Bharat Forge and SP Group.
As President of ACE, Sharma steered the company towards becoming the number one in its major product segment of cranes. Under his leadership, ACE won many prestigious honours, with the most notable ones being the ‘India’s Best Material Handling & Construction Equipment Manufacturing Company’, ‘Best Seller in Mobile Cranes Category’, ‘Top Challenger Award’, ‘India’s Most Trusted Company Award’ and ‘70 Most Trusted Power Brands of India’.
Sharma had also served on the industry chamber, the Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII’s) National Committee on Defence.
A thorough gentleman, he was a well-wisher of ASAPP Info Global Group. His demise is a loss for the Indian construction and material handling equipment industry.