The apex association of the Indian electrical equipment manufacturing industry, Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA), has announced that Anil Saboo, Chairman & Managing Director, Elektrolites Power Pvt Ltd, has formally taken charge as the association’s president for 2020-21.
Saboo took over the coveted post during the IEEMA Annual Convention held on September 23, themed as ‘AatmNirbhar Bharat’.
Talking about the priority areas to focus on in his new role as the association’s president, he stated, “The key goal is to make the association relevant for its members and help the industry contribute to the collective national targets in power sector. This will involve an increase in communication right from sharing strategic road map to regular updates on key activities. We will have an integrated approach with various divisions to effectively represent the industry at various government policy and regulatory bodies and standards committees. Boost to exports and local manufacturing will be our main aim to make our industry self-reliant and globally competitive.”
Commenting on the appointment, Sunil Misra, Director General, IEEMA commented, “We are glad to have Mr. Saboo lead and guide the association. His outstanding professional credentials and extensive international experience make him exceptionally well placed to provide leadership to IEEMA at this important juncture. He is very well known in the Industry for his work with utilities and across the electrical equipment spectrum and people management.”
Vijay Karia, Chairman & Managing Director, Ravin Infraprojects Pvt. Ltd and Neeraj Nanda, President South Asia (T&D Solar), KEC International Ltd also took over as vice presidents for the year 2020-2021.