Mr. Anshuman Singhania, Managing Director JK Tyre & Industries, and Mr. Mohan Kumar, Executive Director, Michelin India, have been unanimously elected as Chairman and Vice Chairman of Automotive Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ATMA), the national industry body for automotive tyre sector in India.
Mr. Anshuman Singhania, the new ATMA Chairman, is a graduate from Oxford Brookes University, UK, and an alumnus of London Business School. As a young leader, he started his career from the shop floor as an apprentice and has held several positions in Planning, Production, Product Development, Quality Control, Stores & Purchase, Finance as well as Sales & Marketing. Being a techno-savvy person, he has played a key role in implementing the latest technologies in the manufacturing process at JK Tyre.
A graduate from NIT Trichy and a post-graduate from IIM Bangalore, Mr. Mohan Kumar joined the Michelin Group in 2005 and has assumed various leadership roles both in Michelin India and the Michelin USA. Since December 2017, Mr. Mohan Kumar has been Head of Business of Michelin for India and the SAARC countries.
Set up in 1975, ATMA is amongst the most active national industry bodies in the country representing Rs. 60,000-crore (US$8.5 bn) automotive tyre industry. Eleven large tyre companies comprising a mix of Indian and international tyre majors and representing over 95% of production of tyres in India are members of the Association. ATMA members include Apollo Tyres, Birla Tyres, Bridgestone India, CEAT, Continental India, Goodyear India, JK Tyre & Industries, Michelin, MRF, TVS Tyres and Yokohama.