1 April 2015, Bangalore, India - Mr. Amarnath Ramachandran has been appointed President of LeeBoy India Construction Equipment Private Limited, effective 1st March, 2015.
“As the LeeBoy Group looks at expanding its global reach and presence, the Indian sub-continent plays a critical role as a hub for the markets of Africa, Middle-east and Asia.” said Mr. Kelly Majeskie, President, LeeBoy Group. “Amar possesses rich technical and industry expertise and is a proven leader with strategic clarity. The Board of Directors are confident that his ability to ensure disciplined execution and motivate his team will enable LeeBoy India to drive growth and deliver results”.
Amarnath has been with LeeBoy India since its inception in 2010 and has held a wide range of leadership positions in the company including heading Product Engineering, IT, Sales and Marketing. He has been responsible for leading the development of over 8 products in the short span of 5 years and has, of late, been steering the LeeBoy brand expansion into markets of Middle-east and Africa.
Amarnath possesses over 25 years of experience in two broad areas. Full vehicle product engineering for the mining and defence sectors, which comprised drills, launching platforms and bridge layers. The other area was application engineering and sales of aggregates - primarily drivelines and control systems - from Walvoil, Danfoss, Dana Spicer and Kawasaki to major OEMs around the globe. Prior to joining LeeBoy, he was the Managing Director at Walvoil Fluid Power India and General Manager, Operations at Dantal Hydraulics.
LeeBoy has been designing and manufacturing road construction & maintenance equipment and solutions for over half a century, since its inception in US in 1964. The company has earned recognition for its quality, and breadth of innovative designs and providing customers with value. LeeBoy’s manufacturing facilities are located in Lincolnton, North Carolina; Bangalore, India and Canoas, Brazil. Its product portfolio includes Motor Graders, Crawler Excavators, Backhoe Loaders, Pothole Patchers, Asphalt Pavers, Asphalt Maintainers & Distributors, Chip Spreaders, and Compactors.
LeeBoy India is part of ST Kinetics, the land systems subsidiary of the Singapore based ST Engineering, which ranks among the largest companies listed on the Singapore Exchange and is a component stock of the FTSE Straits Times Index, FTSE ASEAN 40 Index, MSCI Singapore and other indices.
Ms. Priya Iyer
Senior Manager - Corporate Communication & Marketing Services
LeeBoy India Construction Equipment (P) Limited
Tel: +91-80-67425405 / +919886570117