Management

Jitendra B. Divgi, Managing DirectorJiten currently heads Divgi-TTS as its Managing Director.
Ashwin M. Koppikar, Head – Sales, Marketing and Advance Business DevelopmentAshwin, a Mechanical Engineer from the Govt. BDT College of Engg. Davangere, Karnataka, India is the driving force of all sales and marketing activities of Divgi-TTS, both at the national and international levels. His 9-year stint with Divgi-TTS includes a stint as General Manager, Divgi Industries, Pvt. Ltd. at the Sirsi plant where he kick-started operations.
Ashwin loves to travel and research on “off the beaten track” tourist locations in India. His is also an Indian classical music aficionado.
Prasanna B. Deshpande, Head – Product EngineeringPrasanna graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rural Engineering College, Gulbarga University, Karnataka. He has been with Divgi-TTS for 19 long years and has risen to become the Head of Product Engineering.
Prasanna is a thorough family man; he is interested in current affairs, watches movies with family regularly and indulges in community activities during his leisure hours.
Suresh V. Deshmukh, Head – Product ManufacturingSuresh has been a manufacturing man from “Day 1”. He completed his DME from P.L. Lahoti Government Polytechnic, Latur and worked with Mahindra & Mahindra (Tractor Division), Kandivali as Manager, Transmission Process Development before he walked into Divgi-TTS in 2000 His decades of manufacturing experience gained from his earlier stints saw him rise to the position of Head Manufacturing Engineering in the 16 years that he has spent with Divgi-TTS.
Away from office, he spends his time listening to music, watching cricket matches and reading spiritual books.
Sudhir M. Mirjankar, Head – Finance & Company AffairsSudhir, a commerce graduate and a post-graduate in Business Administration, has been with Divgi-TTS since he joined the organization in 1997 as an Accounts Trainee. During his tenure at Divgi-TTS, Sudhir also had a short stint at Divgi Metalwares, a group company.
Sudhir “enjoys” the pressure of working in a highly challenging and competitive environment.
During his leisure time, Sudhir loves to spend time with family and friends and travel a lot with them. He is also a fitness freak.
Deepak A. Vani, Head – Purchase & Global Supply ManagementDeepak graduated as a Production Engineer (B.E Prod) from Shivaji University Kolhapur in 2006. He joined Divgi-TTS, Bhosari as a Graduate Trainee Engineer in 2006. In the eleven years that he has been with Divgi-TTS, he has served stints in Quality Systems, Manufacturing, Purchase, Global Sourcing and Supplier Technical Assistance. He has been a key contributor in the implementation of the Divgi-TTS Production System and Quality Systems Basics processes at the Divgi-TTS plants.
In 2013, Deepak completed his Masters in Manufacturing Management from BITS Pilani. He has authored several technical papers that he has presented at SAE Conferences at the COMVEC, USA.
Deepak loves to play cricket and chess, appreciate Indian music. He is really passionate about automobiles.
Gopal K. Dalvi, Head – HR & ODGopal completed his Diploma in Mechanical Engineer (DME) from Govt. Polytechnik, Kolhapur in 1996.
Gopal worked with KeihinFie Pvt. Ltd and Spicer India as a Production Engineer until 2007 when he decided to join Divgi-TTS's workforce as the Management Representative. His work experience in diversified areas such as Manufacturing Operations, Quality Systems and HR & OD and his passion in Education and Training stood him in good stead when he moved into the HR function in 2011.
Bitten by the "Learning Bug" in 2013, Gopal pursued his Post Graduation in HR (Executive- MBA) from the Institute of Business Management and Research, Chinchwad (IBMR), Pune University.
The exposure allowed him to co-author a paper published by SAE in 2013.
Away from office, Gopal loves reading Marathi novels, watching political debates such as "Charcha" on T.V and and enjoys being with family.
Yogesh P. Katyarmal, Head – Management SystemsYogesh completed Diploma in Mechanical Engineering in year 1998 from JSPM Polytechnic , Pusad, Maharashtra.
He is Project Management Professional (PMP)® and ASQ certified professional with credential of Certified Six Sigma black Belt (CSSBB), CMQ/ OE ,CSQP . He is qualified lead auditor for ISO 9001:2015 , EMS 14001:2015.
He also accomplished BBA and PGDBM from Savitribai Phule Pune University.
Prior to Divgi TTS , he worked with MNC organizations Skoda Auto , TUV Nord , Philips Electronics and Kendrion in various roles and functions of Quality Assurance.
At Divgi TTS he is responsible for developing quality system and building quality culture to become world class organization.
In free time, he likes to spend relaxing moments with family member, he is fond of Pets and takes care of them by associating with animal lover group. He is also associated with industry professional forums and active member of Project Management Institute , American Society for Quality.
Rakesh R Sharma, Head – Growth & Launch ManagementRakesh graduated as a Mechanical Engineer ( B.E. Mechanical ) from Marathwada University , Aurangabad in 1995. Before joining Divgi Group he has worked with Virgo Engineers and Deltech Controls Pvt. Ltd for 7 Years.
In his 15 years of association with the Divgi Group, Rakesh has worked in different capacities at all of Divgi’s three facilities – at Sirsi for a total of 11 years as Senior Manufacturing Engineer and Manager, at Bhosari as Head, Operations and at Shivare as Plant Head for 3 years.
Currently, as Head, Growth and Launch Management for all of Divgi-TTS’ facilities, Rakesh spearheads all business infrastructure requirements planned as part of the company’s business growth.
Rakesh loves to spend time with family, play cricket, cook, listen to music and read books.
Dr. Balu N. Patil, Group Operations HeadDr. B. N. Patil is the Group Operations Head of our Company. He has over 24 Years of Industry experience with automotive industries.
Prior to joining Divgi-TTS, he worked with companies like Bajaj Auto, Perciforge, Ogniene India and KTFL – Bharat Forge Group.
His academic and professional qualifications includes DME, Graduate in Industrial Engineering, MBA and PHD.
With his enriched operational excellence leadership skills, he keeps team motivated for high performance growth, with alignment to organization strategic vision by effectively connecting standard enablement tools like IATF, TPM, TPS, QSB, Divgi-TTS production System and PLCM
He relaxes through meditation, reading and investing good time with family and friends.