Principal Advisor

He is a Commerce Graduate and a Management Accountant and comes with a very strong business orientation, team building skills, and project management acumen. The focus in his several assignments have been on the outcomes. In the various domestic and international roles he has had the ability to focus on the strategic results for substantial business gains.

In his senior level roles Vijayan has been associated with Eicher Group, ACME Group, KMC Constructions Group and CK Birla Group.

Vijayan comes with a diverse experience of over four decades across industry. His work experience covers a wide spectrum of industry and includes automotive, telecom, construction, international business and infrastructure development.

During his career Vijayan has held senior and board level positions of CFO, Director, COO, CEO and Managing Director. His functional experience covered Finance, SAP, Business Operations, Sales / Distribution and has led several independent projects related to Business Integration and Synergy Improvements. His ability to lead teams coupled with diverse experience enabled him to lead several projects at the company level.

Key Assignments handled include:

  • Business Restructuring involving Mergers, Amalgamations, De Mergers, Divestments and Acquisitions.
    • Lead Member for the company in successful actions on mergers of business entities.
    • Enabled divestment of businesses and establishing JV across entities
    • Led an International Acquisition and subsequent integration.
  • Project Funding
    • Enabled fund raising options and structured the funding requirements
    • Negotiated and concluded deals with Private Equity for infusion of capital
  • Systems Design and Implementation of SAP
  • Change Management
    • Led several projects on business process reengineering and business reorganisation
  • Cost Structures leading to Optimisation and Cost Reduction.
  • International business integration post acquisition
    • Successful integration of an European company with operations in Africa into the India Operations
  • Business Relationship Development with International businesses in the Automotive Industry leading to Technical collaboration and Joint Ventures.