Mr. Uday Bhende is an engineer from IIT and a post graduate in management from England with 32 years of diverse experience. He is responsible for the business of renewable energy. He is engaged in the businesses of providing decentralized and sustainable (standalone or hybrid) Renewable Energy (RE) solutions, which include but are not restricted to Biomass Energy, Biofuels, Solar Energy, Fuel cells and Tidal, Marine & Hydro Energy systems.
He has earlier held senior and strategic as well as board member positions in the Reliance Industries Group Companies, Siemens and the CCST Group, both in India and overseas. He has been a member of the top management team at these companies. He has successfully set up and managed two companies with revenues of Rs 1000 Mn & Rs 8,000 Mn during the course of his previous assignments.
He also possesses strong skills in formulating & implementing business strategy, business development, marketing & sales, policies & processes and human resource management. He is a member of select professional bodies.
By Profession, a Mechainical and Electrical engineer
Total work experience of 36 years
Worked in various companies of the Kirloskar Group during the last 36 years
Worked in Diesel Engine Industry for 4 years and 23 years in the foundries, of the Kirloskar Group in various capacities in areas of Production, Industrial Engineering, Projects, Marketing & Business Strategies
He has been working with Kirloskar Integrated Technologies Pvt. Ltd.(KITPL) for the last 9 years. KITPL is in the business of providing end to end solutions in renewable energy using technologies in Bioenergy, Solar and Hydro
The solar business of KITPL was hived off as a separate business under a new company “Kirloskar Solar Technologies Private Limited”, in 2017. At present, I head the Solar Business of Kirloskar Solar Technologies Private Limited