Rohit Relan is a leading business leader from the auto component manufacturing industry. He is the Chairman & Managing Director of Bharat Seats.
A Chartered Account (CPA), he has also undertaken Owner President Program - Harvard Business School and Management Development Program - INSEAD France. He has been successfully running Engineering Companies supported by professionally qualified people since 1986.
Rohit Relan believes that manufacturing prowess comes thru qualified and skilled employees, and the Company under his leadership is focused on being totally connected to the customers and satisfying their requirements of supplying a quality product.,
Rohit Relan has been working very closely with the Japanese Community since the last 2 decades as the Co-Chairman of the India- Japan Business Cooperation Committee. For his dedication and contribution, he was conferred the award of “ Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette” by the Emperor of Japan, for his significant contribution to promoting economic exchanges between Japan & India which led to further strengthening the relationship between the two countries.
Mr. Relan contributes his time to various associations for the betterment & growth of Society and the nation..
He is Chairman of the Indian Polyurethane Association ( IPUA )
Chairman of the Haryana Council of the CII
Co-Chairman of the India Japan Business Cooperation Committee
He is socially responsible and supports a school for the under privileged girl child, giving them equal opportunity in society.
Rohit Relan is an avid reader, golfer and & enjoys Indian music.
He has over 38 years of experience and presently heads the Maruti Suzuki Engineering and R&D function.. He successfully led various supplier development & procurement initiatives He spearheaded the Quality, Technology and Capacity up-gradation of Indian suppliers by way of technical tie-ups & joint ventures with global auto component suppliers of Japan, Europe and United States. He has Expertise in Product Development, Vehicle Testing and Homologation Cost Management
Bachelors in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, U.S.A and Diploma – 6 Sigma in lean manufacturing from Institute of Industrial Engineering, United States of America.
Rishabh Relan has 10 years experience in automobile industry and was Chief Operating Officer of the Company since August, 2012 and in 2021took over as whole time director of the company. Rishabh is fully involved in the day to day management and operations of Bharat Seats Limited and focusses on operational excellence. He led the TPM activity and the company won the award ‘For Excellence in Consistent TPM Commitment from JIPM’. Further improvements and growth of the Company are his main agenda.
Rishabh is a sportsman. He played tennis at state level, and is an avid golfer and cricketer.
He has had a distinguished career as a member of the Indian Administrative Service. Mr. Mehra has long and valuable experience in the field of industrial development, administration and management of public/private sector companies. He has served as the Secretary for Ministry of Industry (Department of Heavy Industry and Company Affairs); Secretary of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting; Industry Commissioner, Uttar Pradesh; Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh; Director General of Tourism and Chairman of ITDC and PICUP. Mr. Mehra was India’s High Commissioner to Canada until June 1992. He has served on the Boards of various public sector undertakings including Maruti Udyog Ltd., Air India, Indian Airlines, Hindustan Zinc. Ltd., Instrumentation Ltd., Airports Authority of India, etc. He is presently on the Board of Directors of various leading public companies. Mr. Mehra, being an eminent personality and proven experience is a valuable asset to the Company.
Mr. Gupta belongs to the Indian Administrative Service and retired as Secretary, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. Prior to that, he also served as Secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Departments of Defence Production and Electronics. After retirement, he served as Chairman, Board of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction 2005-07, chaired the Task Force on Defence Modernisation and Self Reliance and served as Member of the National Security Advisory Board. Mr. Gupta being an eminent personality and proven experience is a valuable asset to the Company.
Mr. Arvind Varma served in the prestigious Indian Administrative Service. Presently, he is associated with Indian Beverage Association. He superannuated as Secretary, of Govt. of India. In the Central Govt., he functioned as Joint Secretary, Special Secretary and Secretary in the Ministries/Departments of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Home Affairs, Coal, Personnel, Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances. While serving under the Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, he held various positions like Secretary/Principal Secretary, Department of Vigilance, Institutional Finance, Irrigation & Power, Administrative Reforms, etc. He also served in UP as Chairman, UP Jal Nigam and UP State Textile Corporation, besides holding the positions of District Magistrate and Divisional Commissioner.
Mr. Varma, being an eminent personality and proven experience is a valuable asset to the Company.
Ms. Khera has an experience of over 37 years in Banking Business. She has headed various prestigious posts including heading various functional departments of State Bank of India, businesses for the Northern Region of Centurion Bank and Corporate Banking Business with Kotak Mahindra Bank. She was successful in winning majority of mandates from the Government and PSU sector and was closely associated with large deals like Coal India IPO, NTPC FPO, BHEL Block deal, Maruti Block deals etc. in KMCC.
Ms. Khera, being an eminent personality and proven experience is a valuable asset to the Company.
Other Board Membership
NDR Auto Components Limited
She has an experience of over 35 years for serving in Indian Revenue Service, Government of India. She has held various prestigious posts such as Chief Commissioner of Central Excise, Delhi, Joint Secretary (Legal, Review, Admin & COFEPOSA), Commissioner of Customs (Appeals), IGI Airport, Delhi and Collector of Central Excise & Customs, Kanpur.
Ms. Malhotra, being an eminent personality and proven experience is a valuable asset to the Company.