Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on New Models of Leadership 2011 HR Professional of the year 08-09 & 09-10. Top 10 Social Media Influencers in India & top 50 in the World ( Business & HR) Guest lecturer at Leading business schools like: Harvard Business school, MIT-Sloan, London Business School, IIM-A IIM-B IIM-K, IIM-L, SPJIMR, IMT etc.,
With more than 35 years of rich experience in the corporate world, Anand has handled challenging assignments in general management and as head of sales operations in companies such as TATA Group (10 yrs.), Hughes Network Systems 4 years, Bay Networks 2 years, HCL Technologies Ltd (14yrs) and Reliance Industries Ltd (3.5Yrs). Anand has been a much sought after speaker in many national and international forums. He has been the distinguished speaker at the Fortune Innovation Forum in NY, USA (the only non-American speaker to be invited), at the Fortune Global Forum, NASSCOM, ISTD, CIO Summit -London, Great Places To Work conference -Singapore, World’s Most democratic work places summit- Las Vegas, World HRD Congress, CII, TEDx,etc.
His leadership and strong vision has succeeded in bring many accolades and recognition, internationally to him and the companies he has worked for. Anand has been featured in the book “Leading with Wisdom” along with 30 other leaders (Steven Covey, Abdul Kalam to name a few) in the world. He is also featured in a new book “Open Source Leader” published by Penguin Publications.
Pravin Purang is a Technocrat and is Management Advisor to Corporate Business Houses. Purang is a Turn Around specialist, leading the Organizations to Business Excellence .
He has completed his B.Tech (Mechanical Engg.) and M.Tech (Industrial Engg.) from IIT Delhi.
Purang started his career with TATAs, through Campus selection and worked in the Central Purchase Department, Corporate Office at Voltas Corporate during 5 initial years of his career, subsequently changed over in EICHER TRACTORS LTD. as Material Manager and continued to grow to become Head of Materials Management /Head of manufacturing and subsequently Head of Engines SBU and Tractors SBU of the Group
He then was sequentially promoted to Director level and managed Manufacturing and other business functions, to finally become Managing Director of Royal Enfield Motors (Eicher Group Company) and subsequently Managing Director of Eicher Ltd.
He has more than 40 years of Industrial and Corporate experience and has worked through and contributed in various functions finally rising from Management Trainee to the level of Managing Director.
Purang has been trained In Japan by JUSE(Japan Union of Scientists and Engineers) in TQM ,Manufacturing practices involving Kaizen, Kanban, Poka-Yoke etc.
He has also been a Director on Board of Eicher Consultancy Services, Under PURANGs leadership the Royal Enfield implemented large nos. of strategies and was Turned Around . The strategy has now become a case study
Purang had been Management Advisor to Jindal steel & Power Ltd (a 3 billion $ company) for over 10 years and was also Heading group Procurement of the company.
Based on past experience and expertise Purang was given the aspiration to Turn Around the Steel Business of JSPL and was designated as Head –Steel Business Vertical .
Having successfully led the Steel Business, Pravin was asked to lead the Transformation of JSPL and designated as Head-Organizational Transformation.
He has also been conferred with the awards like: The JGBS TOP RANKERS EXCELLENCE AWARD for Leadership in Management Education, the Fellow Membership(FUWAI) by United Writers’ Association The “OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION AWARD FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT “ in the year 2005 by IIT New Delhi Alumni association and fellow member of the institute by Indian Institute of materials management
Apart from leading a very successful career in the Corporate sector, Purang has been actively associated with Academics for the last more than 35 years, starting his teaching pursuit ,as Visiting faculty to University of Bombay teaching postgraduate classes in Management Subjects
He has been the Founder Chairman of OPJIT Engineering College, Member of the Steering Group of UP Technical University and has been a Governing Body member of OPJ University .
He has also been coaching Senior Professionals on Leadership and Entrepreneurship strategies
Mr. Purang has also contributed to the IIT Delhi Alumni Fraternity through IITD Alumni Association as its President. As also being Chairman of Participation Committee of PANIIT Conclave 2010.