Hemanth Manchanahalli

Manager-Operations, Kautex

Effective 1st Jan 2016, Hemanth took over the role of Manager-Operations and is responsible in leading the business strategy for Kautex TIPL in terms of growth and plan forward to seek synergies with Kautex business goals and objectives which can be supported by TIPL.

Having over 17 years of experience in the field of Engineering Operations, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Business Development and Design in Automotive and Aerospace industries, Hemanth joined the Textron India family in 2004 for Kautex as a PLM Trainer for Asia. Apart from Asia locations, he also conducted several trainings across Kautex locations globally and later on moved as a PLM Senior Specialist where he was deeply involved in Engineering Change Management Processes to make it lean and support Kautex plants in educating ECM and CAD Management.

End of 2011, Hemanth moved to Bell Helicopters in TIPL to lead the Engineering Operations for Bell India. He was instrumental in building and driving the PLM team supporting the Business System Modernization (BSM) activities for Bell India. March 2015, he returned to Kautex in India as Manager-IT to manage the growth, strategy and bridge between TIPL IT developers and various functional managers at Kautex.

Hemanth holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Bangalore University, India and is a avid globe trotter and loves to explore new places, meet various culture and taste different cusines.