R Madhavan has taken charge of Defence Public Sector Undertaking Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) as Chairman and Managing Director.
Till now, he was heading the HAL’s Accessories Division at Lucknow as an Executive Director.
“Maintaining the numero uno position of HAL in the aerospace industry while delivering world-class products and services through increased indigenisation would be my key focus areas,” he said after taking charge as CMD.
A Mechanical Engineer from NIT, Raipur, he did his MTech from IIT, Madras, Madhavan said that he will emphasise on the core competence of the company and emerge as the preferred supplier in the aerospace industry.
“He joined HAL as a management trainee in July 1982 and has comprehensive management and engineering experience. His diverse skill sets in varied fields like production, quality, customer services and management fetched him key positions within the organization,” HAL said in a statement.