Aloke Chakravartty

Dr. Aloke Chakravartty

A consistent performer
Mobile Number: 0091-9230527596/8961531106
Phone Number: 0091-33-23340091
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Highly accomplished executive management professional with over 3 decades of experience in heavy engineering, manufacturing and trading industries, working at present as Managing Director. He has extensive experience of Africa, India, South East Asia, USA and UK. MBA followed by Doctoral degree (PhD) in Corporate Finance, offering multifaceted experience in operations, sales, marketing & commercial functions with major companies internationally. Have the distinction of setting and turning around business, business diversification & creating revenue streams, consulting on business projects, winning financiers' confidence on projects, embracing new technologies, providing supply chain solutions, etc. Additionally he is experienced in heading University level administration for world class Universities. He is widely travelled.

Core competencies include

  • Economic planning &assessment
  • Strategic/Tactical Planning
  • Business Development
  • Operations Management
  • Profit & Loss Management
  • Cross - Functional Leadership
  • Business Level Negotiations
  • Harnessing New Technology
  • Project/Financial Consulting
  • Business Capability Building
  • Performance Management
  • Customer Relationship Mgmt.
  • Industrial Disputes Resolution

Value propositions

  • Efficiently deliver and execute long range planning and innovations in product strategy, business process, competency building, resources utilization, etc. to optimize cost, productivity and capacity utilization, while maximizing profitability
  • Proven ability to identify and capture new business opportunities, formulate and realize business plan, often by creating new facilities and infrastructure while roping in technology partners from across the globe.
  • Drive business growth globally through market development initiatives, prospecting & negotiating business with market players, introducing new products, and enhancing cost-competitiveness of products.
  • Excellent ability to present business and secure international finances, bring down cost of capital, reduce manufacturing & operational cost, administer budget to maximum utility, and enforce fiscal discipline throughout the organization.
  • Credit of establishing a financial consortium of 1 billion USD for an IT Park project for a Local Government.
  • Wide experience in management consulting (have been consultant to ADB for a year), and consulting on business projects.
  • Experienced in HR management, succession planning, arrest of attrition, ERP, SCM, Logistics management, etc.
  • Industry level experience (manufacturing) includes Heavy Engineering (Rail Road), Assembly line, Tin manufacturing, Aluminum fabrication & Extrusion &Chemical manufacturing (Pigments) and Printing.

Career chronology


Previous (28 years) In Gillanders Industries worked
Gillanders Arbuthnot
  • Vice President @ Gilanders Arbuthnot & Co Ltd, (Ogilvy Gillanders Ltd., UK) >
  • Made report to set up new factory - implemented in the form of actually setting up factories in India and Dublin. This report apart from covering the technical aspect had Training of HR and planning and scheduling for implementing modern method of production included in the report.
  • Identified new areas of business in the area of personal utility of industrial durables. Visited several countries engaging agencies for conducting market surveys for finding out the impact of consumer habits and preferences.
  • Prepared complete report after detailed study of existing system in Palghat Municipality, Kerala, which was approved by the cabinet. It was the basis for introduction of controls by IBM.
Hyward Walde Ltd., (Tin Refining) Gillanders
  • Tin manufacturing
  • All commercial and handling suppliers like Tinplate and all authorities related to tin. Aso communicate with Dealers in metal market.
Waldies Ltd. (part of Cookson Group, UK). Gillanders
  • Commercial activities, dispatch, excise, liaison with branches and large customers like Dunlop, pain companies.
  • Chemical manufacturing: Pigments for tyre and paint companies.
Kalamazoo PLC in India a Division of Gillanders
  • Was in Kalamazoo Plc factory at UK. Went through all the aspect of manufacturing, operation, procurement, accounts and some large suppliers of components. It was a large operation with 2500 workers.
  • Manufacturing-Assembly line for mechanical products.
  • Setting up factory in Calcutta and Dublin.
  • Cost control and system development.
  • Advance planning and scheduling with planning required for optimisation.
  • Supply chain management for ensuring CRM.
  • Inventory control.
  • Chairman of labour negotiating committee.
  • Negotiations with companies and government for large orders.
  • Strategy development for division for sustained growth.
  • Innovative thinking used for problem solving.
  • My main job as factory manager was to increase production and reduce cost which I achived.
Aluminium Division- Gillanders
  • Aluminium fabrication & Extrusion every job was different.
  • From procurement of Ingots from Hindustan Aluminium and open market to production.
  • Negotiated large sales deals with Metal Box, large utensil manufactures and all containers manufactures in India.
Advance Supply chain Solutions , Singapore
  • Management Consultancy & Consultant to ADB Bank most of the consultancy was to improve discrete production in automobile and assembly line companies.
  • Projects. Handling large infrasture projects such as city and factoryfactory building.
  • Prepared project reports for green field new business covering Market report, finance and business strategy for IT park at Jharkhand.
Consultancy projects handled in AdVance
  • Involved in development of IT city concept on 200sqmiles land with financing model of USD 1 Billion.
  • Prepared Negotiation document and report with MEAS OPAS, BASF, Bayer's, Hays Technology, USA for technology of Self-Copy Paper, Videotapes in 1983.
  • Prepared complete strategy document which was the basis for Negotiation for technologies for the manufacture of Special adhesives in India, 1984.
  • Drafted Technology collaboration document for large paper manufacturers, including Orient Paper, Circar Paper Mills, Yash Paper and Triveni Paper, and also negotiated such deals, 1984.
  • Complete planning for UK and Ireland factories of Kalamazoo PLC for increase in their productivity.
  • Prepared Project report for Technology transfer from USA companies; include United Technologies, E. Maerck (for departmental store chain), India Desk Officer of Ohio, Northrop Grumman and Fluor Daniel.
  • Made complete project report and established a new composite project for manufacture of Computer stationery and forms in India.
  • Re-layout plan and implementation of a factory for setting up operations which reduced cost by 15% and increased production by 30%. This achievement was recognised by the industry.
  • Developed specimen signature system for Banks as a security system. These projects involved system study information layout, training and implementation.
  • Implemented School systems report for students from O level to Masters and institute level.
  • Prepared Sales control and marketing information system Report in mega steel plant which was later computerized. All these were actually implemented.
  • Information Technology - Software Industry - Enzyme Article- It talks about the Dilemma of this industry to strike a balance between cost and availability of application applications and how to address it.
  • Use of IT tool such as ERP & Supply Chain Management for Project in Industry.
  • Negotiation methodology to be adopted with the workers while dealing with large organisation for completion of projects in time.


Vice Chancellor
Techno Global University ( Current)

Set up the University.

Managing Director
Disha Education Ltd ( 2 Years)

Make the organization profitable and setup Skill development programme.

Dean and HOS of Management Faculty
Lovely Professional University ( 2 Years)
Dean & Director
Techno India Group (6 years)

Brought industry closer to management education and persuaded industries to participate in the process of education.

Director in charge
Jessop Ltd. Kolkata, India

Restarted production and established 70% capacity utilization.

Reduced labour tension and political interference and making them to agree to one union President for all the unions

Director of Tea Company.
Tengpani Tea Limited the best Tea producing company in India
CEO (India)
Advance Supply Chain Solutions Pte Ltd. - Singapore (6 years)

Set up the company's operations in India and developed market for large consultancy in IT, ERP & Infrastructure.

Improved operation of Toyota pant in China and set up system for purchase for a few companies in Guangzhou.

Did give training for 56 medium companies on operation and strategy under Singapore Technologies.


Banaras Hindu University
PhD (Corporate Finance)


Thesis: Income Management—as practiced by Indian corporate

Banaras Hindu University
MBA (Finance)


Thesis: Profitability of Corporate India

Banaras Hindu University
PYM (Post graduate programme for young managers)

Thesis: Co-operative marketing strategy for rural handy craft for Co-optex

Banaras Hindu University

Thesis: Cost of Capital and its impact

Training undergone

Gillanders Arbuthnot
Kalamazoo Plc, UK

General Management and production in Printing and security printing.

Kalamazoo Plc., Dublin, Ireland

General Management and Business Strategy.

Business Negotiation & Technology identification of Self copy Paper.

Business Development for diversification

Ogilvy Gillanders Ltd., UK

Management Planning & Control

Powercerv Ltd., Tampa, USA

IT strategy and training on Enterprise Resource Planning.

Finance, Distribution, CRM, SCM & Logistics.

BAAN, Malaysia

ERP training on Finance & Distribution.

Advance Supply Chain Solution Pte Ltd, Singapore

System design and SCM.

Singapore Technologies Ltd., Singapore

Effective Technology Management for job order Industry.