Prashanth Doreswamy

President and CEO, Continental India

Experience : 30 years

Domain : Automotive & manufacturing industry

Areas of Expertise : Technology executive with a strong legacy of consistently achieving non-linear business growth, facilitating change management and leading organizational transformation across different business verticals and cultural paradigms. Extensive, in-depth domain knowledge spanning across Automotive electronics, User experience, Architecture & Networking, Safety & Motion, Smart & Autonomous mobility. Extensive experience in establishing Greenfield facilities, large scale ER&D centers, Operations Management, sales and Business Development teams from scratch; substantial international exposure leading teams with a diverse cultural/functional/geographic flavor

Prior Experience :

  • Managing Director & Country Manager – India & SEA, Cooper Standard
  • CEO (JV) / Vice President – Johnson Controls
  • Notable Stints at Ingersoll Rand, Siemens VDO

Education :

  • Masters in Manufacturing Engineering & Technology
  • Masters Diploma in Business Admin (Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies.)
  • Executive Management Program at IIM, Ahmedabad
  • Certified Senior TBEM assessor (Malcolm Baldridge assessment) in TATA Group

Industry Recognitions :

  • Icons of India Inc – 2021: “Stars of India Manufacturing Industry” by The Machinist
  • Economic Times “Asia’s Promising Business Leader” 2021-22