Mr. Chakravarthi is a senior operating executive with more than 30 years’ experience in multinational manufacturing operations.  He served as President – Stanley Engineered Fastening (Asia), a $300 million (revenues) division of Stanley Black &Decker, headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut, where he was responsible for the P&L of the Asia business which included operations in Japan, China India, Thailand, Korea and Singapore. He also has successfully executed many business development activities in the emerging markets, including the completion of several acquisitions.

With over a thirty year career in Stanley Engineered Fastening, Mr. Chakravarthi has extensive global experience in finance, operations and general management.  He served as Controller, Director of Operations and General Manager in the USA for ten years, Managing Director based in the United Kingdom for four years, and Managing Director based in India for three years.  Prior to being President of the Asia business, he was Vice President-Global Operations for the $1 billion global division for nine years, which included responsibility for twelve manufacturing plants in North America, Europe and Asia serving the automotive industry.

Mr. Chakravarthi holds a Bachelor in Commerce degree from Loyola College of the University of Madras and an MBA from the Graduate School of Management, Rutgers University.  He is an Associate of Chartered Accountants in India and a CPA in the U.S., and  has served on the Board of Directors of various Stanley Black & Decker companies in Europe and Asia.  

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