Commodore SK Iyer, (Retd)
Senior Vice President, OIPL
Commodore SK Iyer (Retd) is a professional in SCM and HR, with 43+ years of cross cultural exposure in the field of supply chain, financial planning, contract conclusion/ management with all commercial tasks involved in the activity, strategic planning for logistics management along with Human Resource Management in the defence sector. This includes nine years in the corporate field in a joint venture concern.
He graduated from Shri Ram College of Commerce Delhi University in B. Com (Hons), post graduated from Madras University in Military Strategic Studies and MBA from Symbiosis Pune in International Logistics and Supply Chain Management. During 34+ years in the Indian Navy, he has the unique distinction of having undergone training in the navies of Germany, USA and Singapore on their SCM practises.
In 2011 Cmde SK Iyer joined the prestigious India-Russia JV, the Supersonic missiles manufacturing company Brahmos Aerospace as the Commercial Head. This job involved conclusion and managing contracts worth over $6 billion. This was followed by heading the HR tasks of the same fast growing company, that involved setting up second and third production centres in Nagpur and Pilani, in addition to streamlining HR systems and practices.