Sivaramakrishnan Ganapathi (Siva), as Vice-Chairman & Managing Director, leads the company, sets its strategic direction and nurtures its leadership team to excel. He is passionate about growth and creating high business impact, with a focus on sustainability and empowering people.
Siva has three decades of global experience, leading several high growth businesses in diverse industries across countries in Asia, North America and Europe. With his passion and strong entrepreneurial mindset, Siva has turned around Gokaldas Exports over the last four years making it a leading apparel manufacturer that is sought-after by top global apparel brands for its product capability, quality and consistency, with a strong commitment to sustainability, while delivering profitable year on year growth.
Earlier, Siva has worked with the Aditya Birla Group for over two decades, involved in leadership positions in diverse businesses. He has also been with DSP Merrill Lynch, ICICI, and Uhde India. Siva also possesses extensive experience in the areas of acquisitions, product strategies, sales and retail transformation.
Siva holds a Master degree in Management from IIM, Bangalore and a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT.