CEO- Thermax Babcock & Wilcox Energy Solutions
Shekhar Kashalikar leads the Thermax Babcock & Wilcox Energy Solutions business, a 100% subsidiary of Thermax. He has worked with the Thermax group for over 25 years in various functions like sales, proposals, field sales, international marketing, operations, and leadership roles. Shekhar has extensive international experience and has been responsible for developing markets for various Thermax products in countries such as Indonesia, Brazil and Thailand.
Shekhar had a stint with the Caterpillar group for a few years before rejoining Thermax in 2007 to head the Small Power Plant performance unit. He implemented the lean EPC model and successfully grew the performance unit into a full-fledged Strategic Business Unit (SBU). Later, he headed the Cooling SBU, followed by the Boiler-Utility SBU, as well as Thermax’s largest SBU – Boiler & Heater.
Before his current role as the CEO of TBWES, he led the group-wide ThermaxNXT transformation initiative as the Chief Transformation Officer.
A Mechanical Engineer from the College of Engineering Pune, Shekhar has also completed the Leadership Development Programme from the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad.