Transforming The Food Economy
3-5 November, 2017 | Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India


Mr. Ravichandran Purushothaman

Mr. Ravichandran Purushothaman

Designation : President - India Region, Danfoss Industries

Company : Danfoss Industries Pvt. Ltd.

Industry : President - India Region, Danfoss Industries

Headquarters : Chennai, India

Speaking in : Opportunities in Infrastructure, Logistics, Technology and Equipment

Global Presence :

  • Danfoss A/S (100 + countries)

India Presence :

  • Danfoss Industries Private Limited, an industry leader focused on climate and energy efficient solutions is a 100-percent owned subsidiary of Danfoss Group. Danfoss India serves a wide range of industries that rely on Danfoss solutions for heavy industries, refrigeration, air conditioning, HVAC, district cooling and heating applications.
  • Established in 1998, Danfoss India is headquartered in Chennai with a nation-wide sales and support network comprising 10+ offices, 3 manufacturing units, R&D centre and a strong network of channel partners. With a renewed brand promise of Engineering Tomorrow, Danfoss engineers technologies that enable the world of tomorrow do more with less.

Company Profile :

  • Danfoss provides solutions that help meet the world’s growing need for infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency and climate-friendly technologies.
  • Our ‘Engineering Tomorrow’ mindset dates back to 1st September, 1933, when Mads Clausen founded Danfoss in his parents’ farmhouse in Nordborg, Denmark. Since then, the business has grown from a solo enterprise into one of the world’s leading suppliers of energy-efficient and innovative solutions.
  • Group sales grew 13% to reach DKK 21.8bn (EUR 2.9bn).
  • Net profit up 4% to DKK 1.5bn (EUR 200m).
  • Outlook 2017 confirmed: We expect to maintain or expand our market share, while maintaining the profitability measured as margin at the 2016 level, following significant investments in digitalization.

Personal Profile :

  • Ravi has been closely involved with the industry and active in developing technology road maps, building network for cold chain alliances and driving skill development in HVAC & R industry. A strong believer in Industry-University interaction, he has crafted several successful university interaction programs pan India. He is a thought leader in promoting Energy Efficiency, Sustainable technologies and Green buildings to Engineer Tomorrow’s India.
  • He is the Chairman of CII Tamil Nadu State Council and a member of CII National Council for Agriculture. He also currently heads the CII National Taskforce for Cold Chain Development in India, where he lays emphasis on the development of the cold chain sector to support the agriculture and horticulture growth in India.
  • Ravi has more than three decades experience in building businesses in India, Asia Pacific and Europe, with more than half of it in Danfoss and prior to that, in Siemens, in various leadership capacities. He became the President of Danfoss India Region in 2013 and instrumental in spearheading the ‘Make in India’ initiatives for Danfoss in India.

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