Malaysian, aged 61, Director
Mohan Kumar Ravindranathan joined the group on 1 June 2017 as CEO of AWC Rail Sdn Bhd. On 14 July 2017, he was concurrently appointed Vice President in Group CEO’s office. Having completed his early education in 1979 with a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Federal Institute of Technology, Mohan then obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kennedy-Western University in 1994 and an MBA in Total Quality Management from Newport University (2004). Mohan additionally attended the Certificate in Insurance program at College of Insurance, Bombay, India (1981) and completed the post-graduate Advanced Diploma in Business Administration from University of Oxford (External) in 1999. He is a Licensed Property Manager with the Board of Valuers, Estate Agents and Property Managers (BOVEAP) and a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Property and Facility Managers (MIPFM).
Mohan first started his career in the insurance industry in 1979 with South East Asia Insurance Berhad as an Underwriter. In 1984, he made a career move to the Industrial sector and was employed with J B Teknik Sdn Bhd, a precision industrial parts fabrication unit to the electronics and automotive sectors as Operations Director. In 1997, Mohan joined Johnson Medical International as Production Head where he project-managed Malaysia’s and the world’s first mobile surgical units at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sabah.
In 2001, Mohan entered the Asset and Facilities Management space when he joined Johnson Controls Inc as Country Manager, Facilities Management Solutions. In 2005, he moved on to Invensys Process Systems Pte Ltd in Singapore, where he was ASEAN Regional Service Manager. In 2008, Mohan joined Schneider Electric SE and was in General Managerial positions within the group in Malaysia and India/Middle East. His last position was as Asia Pacific Director for Facilities Management. Following short-term assignments in Kennametal (S) Pte Ltd (2015-2016) and (2016-2017) UEMS Solutions Sdn Bhd.