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Ramapati Singhania’s EDUCATION
September 1978 to December 1979 and January 1981 to May 1981
Masters in Business Administration, The Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
September 1976 to May 1978
Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering, Carnegie Institute of Technology, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
September 1975 to May 1976
School of Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA.
September 1973 to June 1975
GCE ‘A’ Levels, West Buckland School, Barnstaple, Devon, UK.
RAMAPATI SINGHANIA: EXPERIENCE
Singhania Varal Group, Dubai, UAE. March 1998+, Managing Director /CEO
Singhania Clinic FZ-LLC
• As a Consultant, Ramapati Singhania started and operating a Logistics business, October 2006 onwards. Profitable from the first year.
• Started, a Speciality Pediatric Clinic in Dubai Health Care City which is affiliated with Harvard Medical School. June 2007 onwards.
• www.incorporation-offshore-saves-wealth.com, January 2008 Onwards. Ramapati Singhania developed and launched web business to incorporate offshore companies in Ras Al Khaimah and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Seychelles, Mauritius and British Virgin Islands.
• www.cosmetics-hair.com, August 2007 – 2008. Ramapati Singhania developed and launched a web business to sell South Korean cosmetics and hair care products online.
• Imported and distributed ‘Golden Rose’ cosmetics from Turkey, and ‘Varal’ brand DVD players and Energy Saving Bulbs from China, in UAE and Ukraine. January 2004 to December 2006
• Launched a Real Estate Portfolio Service for overseas investors including offshore company formation and real estate investment into Dubai, UAE. January 2004 to December 2006.
• Ramapati Singhania invested in a small cleaning services company to explore opportunities in Kiev, Ukraine. October 2004 to December 2006
• Developed and sold Franchises for a home and office cleaning company developed for the UAE. December 2002 till April 2004
• Director, Genesis International, an Investment Banking Company focusing on small and mid-size companies in UAE and India. April 2003 to December 2003
• Ramapati Singhania bought and operated ‘Maids To Order’, an American Franchise, for home and office cleaning in Dubai. Went from 1 to 100 people in 4 years. Franchisee of the Year 2000. March 1998 till November 2002
JK Group – January 1980 to December 1997
1. JK Synthetics Ltd., Kanpur, India
Whole Time Director – Board Member, PGR SBU, June 1995 to December 1997, reporting to MD & Chairman
• Led the financial restructuring effort to replace high cost debt with foreign funds, including road shows in Dubai and London, and presentations to Indian Financial Institutions and banks.
Whole Time Director – Board Member, Acrylic and Tire Cord divisions, September 1990 to 1995, reporting to MD & Chairman.
• Led the transition of a functionally organized division into a profit center structure with substantially enhanced cash flows.
• Created an intensive new marketing and distribution network
• Ramapati Singhania implemented effective, continuous quality improvement systems, enabling two of these new profit centers to achieve the number 1 position in independently conducted customer satisfaction surveys within two years of being rated last.
Whole Time Director- Board Member, Synthetic Yarn and fiber Operations, reporting to MD & Vice Chairman, May 1985 to August 1990.
• Tripled output at the Polyester yarn and fiber, Acrylic fiber, and Nylon textile and industrial yarn and fabric manufacturing complex; without increasing the number of employees; through massive decentralized computerization, radically different people management systems, and the ‘de-hassling’ of administrative systems, including a new approach to union negotiations.
• Implemented Rs. 3 bn. of investment in a new manufacturing facility at a different location, where, through new work systems, we reduced by two – thirds, as compared to the plants at Kota, the number of people required to produce synthetic fibers.
Special Executive, reported to the President, July 1983 to April 1985,
• Underwent training for manufacturing and project implementation in synthetic fiber technology.
2. Raymond Ltd., Mumbai, India
Chief Executive, Raymond Cement Works, September 1981 to June 1982, reporting to MD & Chairman
• Responsible for the implementation of the first investment of the company in the cement business through a half million ton gray cement plant.
Director / Chief Executive, JK [Bombay] Ltd., January 1981 to June 1983, reporting to MD & Chairman
• Launched the ‘Legwear’ range of ready-to-wear trousers, thereby increasing sales more than three times in two years.
Marketing Executive, Raymond Woolen Mills Ltd., January 1980 to December 1980, reporting to Marketing Director
• Managed the retail operations of this high quality fabric manufacturer. The retail channel accounted for about 23% of the company’s total sales.
• Introduced an innovative compensation package to reduce dead stock and substantially increase sales and profits
RAMAPATI SINGHANIA: FORMAL TRAINING
Internet Business for Newbies by David Cavanagh
January 10 to 14, 2008, Pattaya, Thailand
Global Internet Seminar by David Cavanagh
February 11 to 16, 2006, Pattaya, Thailand
Executive Program, Stanford – National University of Singapore, Singapore.
August 3 to September 1, 1995
Seminar for Senior Executives, Institute for Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland.
May 31 to June 17, 1993
47th Annual Quality Congress, of the AQC, at Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
May 24 to 26, 1993
Top Management Seminar on Japanese Business, Association of Overseas Technical Scholarship, Tokyo, Japan.
August 29 to September 4, 1990
Strategic Analysis and Financial Management, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
February 13 to 18, 1989
The Management Development Seminar, at Vail, Colorado, by The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
June 26 to July 15, 1988
Manufacturing Program, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.
June 15 to June 27, 1986
RAMAPATI SINGHANIA: MEMBERSHIPS
Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
May 1997 Onwards
The Belvedere, The Oberoi, India.
September 22, 1988 to December 1998
The Chambers, The Taj Group, India.
April 1, 1986 to December 1998
American Management Association, New York, New York, USA.
October 15, 1985 TO December 1998
Willingdon Sports Club, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
March 20, 1982 Onwards
Young Presidents Organization, Hong Kong.
December 25, 1988 to May 24, 1996
Rotary Club, Kota, Rajasthan, India.
July 1, 1984 to June 30, 1994
Please note: Important positions held and honors received are in Annexure I and II.
RAMAPATI SINGHANIA: IMPORTANT POSITIONS
Director on the Board
JK Synthetics Ltd., Kanpur, India,
May 1985 to Date
Philcorp Ltd., Mapusa, Goa, India.
August 19, 1995 to August 20, 2003
A manufacturer of cameras, film, and photographic equipment.
Keventor Agro Ltd., Calcutta, West Bengal, India.
April 24, 1987 to June 5, 1996
A manufacturer of fruit juices and other food products.
JK Jute Mills Ltd., Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
September 12, 1983 to June 5, 1996
A manufacturer of jute bags and fabrics for packaging.
Rajasthan Industrial Investment Corporation Ltd., Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
January 3, 1991 to August 31, 1992
The premier state government investment organization for developmental lending in the state of Rajasthan.
JK (Bombay) Ltd., Thane, Maharashtra, India.
January 1981 to June 1983
RAMAPATI SINGHANIA: Non-Profit Organizations
Industrial Advisory Committee, Government of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
May 1, 1995 to December 31, 1998
Forum of Acrylic Fiber Manufacturers, New Delhi, India.
June 1994 to March 1996
Ramapati Singhania – The first President of this all India body. Started sub-committees for raw material, distribution, and government interaction.
Employer’s Association of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
February 10, 1990 to March 6, 1996
President. Spread its membership to several districts of the state. Enhanced its profile as a representative of employers for discussions with the state government, and promoted training programs more aggressively.
Rajasthan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
September 30, 1989 to June 5, 1996
Vice President. The association with the most influence with the state government, dealing with problems relating to trade and industry.
National Institution of Quality and Reliability, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
July 24, 1993 to September 16, 1995
Ramapati Singhanian – National President
An all India body with 15 chapters. Was instrumental in creating a national network of membership of more than 2,000 people.
July 1992 to July 1993
Ramapati Singhania – National Vice President
Quality Circle Forum of India, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.
May 14, 1990 to August 12, 1994
Ramapati Singhania – President
The largest body promoting Quality Circles in the country. Membership multiplied substantially, the number of branches doubled, and a franchise for the National Convention was created, where participation increased from a few hundred to more than 3000 people.
July 27, 1987 to May 13, 1990
Ramapati Singhania – Vice President
Kota Chapter, Kota, Rajasthan, India.
July 16, 1986 to September 6, 1992
Ramapati Singhania – Chairman
Formed the chapter and introduced the concept of quality circles in industry and society in the state.
Rajasthan State Productivity Council, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
April 1, 1988 to March 31, 1992
Ramapati Singhania – Vice president
October 11, 1995 June 5, 1996
RAMAPATI SINGHANIA: Educational Bodies
Kota Engineering College, University of Rajasthan, Kota, Rajasthan, India.
May 6, 1996 to May 5, 1997
Chairman, Industry – Institute interaction committee
January 6, 1986 to May 4, 1992.
Member, Council of Governors.
Government Polytechnic College, Kota, Rajasthan, India.
June 14, 1995 to December 6, 1995
Chairman, Advisory Committee, Industry – Institute Interaction Cell.
University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
April 17, 1994 to December 1998
Member, Faculty of Management Studies.
Bal Hitkari Samiti Society, Kota, Rajasthan, India.
October 12, 1995 Onwards
Member. The society owns and operates two high schools with about 3,000 children.
Society for Management and Development Studies, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
April 17, 1994 to March 7, 1996
Member, Board of Governors
Kota Open University, Kota, Rajasthan, India.
June 2, 1992 to June 1, 1997
Member, General Planning Board.
Lady Anusuiya Singhania Educational Society, Jhalawar, Rajasthan, India.
April 20, 1987 to December 1998
Member, Executive Committee. The first English medium high school in the district
Shramik Vidyapeeth, Kota, Rajasthan, India.
April 14, 1986 to October 10, 1995
Member, Governing Council. A government sponsored body for the training of workmen.
Indian Council of World Affairs, New Delhi, India
January 23, 1995 Onwards
Lady Anusuiya Singhania Medical Research Society, Kota, Rajasthan, India.
August 22, 1986 to December 31, 1997
JK Medical Care and Research Society, Kota, Rajasthan, India.
June 26, 1984 to December 31, 1997
JK Charitable Trust, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
January 2, 1984 Onwards
RAMAPATI SINGHANIA: HONORS
Franchisee Of The Year, Maids To Order, Ohio, USA
The best franchisee of the year in the world for 2000
International Business Acumen Award, International Business Council, New Delhi, India.
1993. For ‘scoring a string of achievements in his chosen field’.
Bharat Udyog Award New Delhi, India.
July 15, 1992. For ‘outstanding services, contribution and achievement’.
Yuvaratna Award, All India Youth Congress, New Delhi, India.
September 7, 1991
Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary Foundation, Rotary International, USA.
October 1991. ‘In appreciation of his contribution for better understanding’.
Meritorious Service Award, Rotary Club, Kota, Rajasthan, India.
1986-87. ‘For outstanding service as Chairman, Polio Plus Fund Raising Committee’.
Pegasus Award, Readers Digest, Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
July 1982. For ‘excellence in advertising, the ‘Legwear’ campaign, JK [Bombay] Ltd.’.
Continuous Improvement at PGR, to the Group Executive Committee, Eskom, Midrand, South Africa.
The managing committee of the power generation group of Eskom, the fourth largest electricity producing company in the world.
July 23, 1997
Business Excellence through Small Group Activities, to the members of the Association of Small Group Activities, at Durban and Johannesburg, South Africa.
July 24, 25, 1997
Business Excellence through Small Group Activities for Supervisors, to five groups of supervisors of Eskom, the largest company in the country, at Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, Durban, Blomfontein and Widbank, South Africa.
July 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 1997
Business Excellence Through Small Group Activities for Managers, to seven groups of managers of Eskom, which generates 38,000 Megawatts of power, at Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and Blomfontein, South Africa.
A Turnaround – The PGR Story 1990 – 1995, at the ‘Reunion of the Seminar of Senior Executives ‘93’, Institute of Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland.
July 17, 1995
Leadership for Corporate Survival and Growth, at a workshop for ‘Leadership and Managerial Excellence for Senior Executives’, by SP Wahi Management and Technology Consultants Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India.
February 6, 1995
Open Culture at the ATC group of JK Synthetics Ltd., at the ‘Global Gathering’ in Lonavala, Maharashtra, India, of the Institute of Cultural Affairs International, Belgium.
October 8, 1994
Do We Really Want Continuous Improvement? QUALTECH ‘94, QIMPRO, Indian affiliate of the Juran Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
April 27, 1994
Improvement through Continuous Agitation, delivered to the employees of Mukand Ltd., Kalwe, Maharashtra, India. The largest manufacturer of specialty steels in India.
November 30, 1993
Changing Scenario of Material Management, at the inauguration of the Rajasthan Chapter at Jhalawar, Rajasthan, of the Institute of Material Management, New Delhi, India.
October 8, 1993
Quality Circle Movement in India – An Appraisal
Vol. 1, No. 1 , pp. 10 – 12, ‘Quality Quest’, a journal of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi, India. An apex body representing a wide cross-section of Indian business.
Changing Culture: Strategy and Action
October 24, 1991, 8th Annual Fall Forum, Association of Quality and Participation, Montreal, Canada.
Productivity and Excellence: A Fine Synthesis
April 1986, ‘Quality Circle Digest’, Red Bluff, California, USA.
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