Today, 3 August, 2016, Class Representatives & Placecomm Members of BIMTECH had interaction with Mr. Rajeev Anand, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Goodyear India. The topic for the Interaction was “How to Bridge the Gap between Industry & Academia”.
Mr. Rajeev Anand is the Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Goodyear India Limited since 2009. Goodyear is one of India’s leading tyre companies with presence of over 90 years in India.
In the illustrious career spanning of over 34 years with Goodyear, Rajeev has played an instrumental role at various functions in the organization. He has had an extensive experience in India and abroad and has held key positions as Operations Director in India, Manufacturing Director ASEAN & India, and used his bootstrap skills in various strategic initiatives before taking over as Managing Director of Goodyear India.
Rajeev works with a clear vision and strategies to deliver on the goals. His clearly enunciated mantra has been profitable growth, and the Goodyear global strategy map has been the bedrock of all actions leading to profitable growth through economic cycles. To deliver on the business goals, he has focused on aligning the business models and staffing them with human resources drawn from within and outside, thereby effortlessly cross pollinating the already fertile talent pool with newer DNA for fuelling growth.
During his long & successful journey with Goodyear, he overcame many business challenges and the company attained high levels of growth and performance under his guidance. His strengths include self discipline, people management, systematic ways of functioning and achieving any task with the highest level of perfection. His knowledge has enabled the organization to build a strong presence in India. Adept at understanding the in-depth functioning of the industry, he has proficiently performed in varied areas of operations in Goodyear. His ability to create stronger and efficient teams clearly reflects in the performance levels the company has achieved. He had displayed true entrepreneurial spirit in taking the organization from its languishing state to a healthy and vibrant one.
Exceptional in discerning business opportunities, Rajeev is also a people person. He has been a central figure in nurturing talent at Goodyear and his energy makes others instantly gravitate to him.
His vision is to see Goodyear become a larger & stronger company in India. He strongly believes in Goodyear continuing to give value back to its customers and stakeholders.