Satish Jamdar, with a vast experience of 43 years, has held leadership positions in several organisations. He was an Executive Director on the Board of Blue Star for 13 years and retired from the company as Managing Director in March and as Special Advisor in May 2016. Currently, he is on the Board of Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd as an Independent Director.
During his overall 20 years with Blue Star, Satish was instrumental in setting up an enhanced Product Development, AC&R Technology and Manufacturing footprint for the company. This also included design, manufacture and servicing of products for OEM Customers for the Middle East and European markets. He helped grow the Customer Service business with a host of new offerings. He also helped set up a strong global supply chain, including procurement from China and strategic technology partnerships with global suppliers.
Prior to this, he was with Siemens, Voltas, GEC Alstom, and BPL Sanyo. During his long corporate career, he oversaw a wide range of activities related to Manufacturing, Product Development, Supply Chain, Product Service, EPC contracts, International Business operations, HR, Finance, Corporate Governance and General Management.
Satish Jamdar had been actively involved with CII (India’s largest corporate body) as Chairman of CII Maharashtra State Council and Western Region Sub-Committees for Inclusive Of Growth and Ease Of Doing Business. He was a member of the CII National Manufacturing Council, as well. He is currently associated with a few start-ups as an investor, chief mentor and business advisor.
He did his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Mumbai and Management Studies from USA & UK. He also studied Systems Management from NIIT Kolkata.