Mr. Vinay Lakshman (VL) is currently the Managing Director of Rane Brake Lining Ltd (RBL), which is a part of the Rs.46.9 billion (US $ 714 million) Rane Group, an acknowledged leader in the auto component industry in India.
VL’s education background is the field of Finance. VL started his professional career as an Audit Staff at Arthur Andersen in 1997 and subsequently moved into their consulting division. He then spent 2 years of training at all the Companies of Rane Group and also TRW in USA. VL then spent 5 years with KPMG in their operations consulting group in San Francisco. VL spent his last 5 years as the Operational Controller at Thoratec Corporation a medical device company, responsible for their locations in USA and Europe. He joined RBL in 2014 and has played a vital role in building a strong organization.
Currently he is an Executive Committee Member of Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) and Co-Chairman, International Linkages Sub-Committee in Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region.
Outside of work his interests are spending more time with family, sports, music and food