Mr. K Taranath Chairman
Educational Qualification : Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (DME)
He started his career with Kirloskar Brothers Limited at Kirloskarvadi as a Trainee Engineer in 1963. He was associated with the establishment of Kirloskar Brothers, Hermetic Compressor Division at Karad. He headed various functions of the company like -- Quality Assurance, Production, R&D, Product Engineering, Reliability, Servicing and HRD at different times. He was In-charge of both Plants of the company at Karad (since November 1992) & Atit (since commencement in 1996). He continued in the same capacity after the KBL-HCD was converted into Joint Venture Co - namely Kirloskar Copeland Ltd (KCL). He became Managing Director of KCL from October 2000 and retired in November 2006 - after 43 years of service.
Played leading role in :
- ISO 9000 certification as Management Representative (10th in the country, 1st in RAC Industry in India)
- Getting National Awards for the company in Energy Conservation & Productivity.
Member, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) for Formulating ISI Standards for RAC
Member, National Committee for introduction of CFC free refrigerant (Eco-friendly) in the country.