Opening Session: 11:30a.m - 12:15p.m

Business Continuity Planning

A deliberation between Key EEPC India members moderated by Chairman EEPC India.

Business session: 12:15p.m - 13:00p.m

Post-COVID Manufacturing Restart

Key considerations for Industrialists as they plan to recommence their manufacturing operations, post-COVID-19 lockdown.

Keynote address by: Mr. Sudhir Gurtoo, Managing Director & CEO- India Leadec India Pvt. Ltd. (formerly Voith Industrial Services India Pvt. Ltd.)


The current Chairman of EEPC India and the Editor of Indian Foundry Journal-published by IIF, Mr Ravi Sehgal was the Regional Chairman of EEPC India – Regional Office Kolkata over 2000 – 2009 and the President of Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF), an apex body of Foundries in India in 2008-2009.

With a Bachelor of Technology degree from Benaras Hindu University Institute of Technology in Electrical Engineering, he has his Diploma in Business & Industrial Management from Calcutta, besides Diploma in Export Marketing from Baroda and has undertaken a special Management training course for Young Business Men from Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) Hyderabad.

Since 1983 he holds the position of Managing Director in Carnation Industries Limited, Kolkata’s leading Export House manufacturing & exporting engineering goods.

Mr. Sudhir Gurtoo currently heads a German Company, Leadec India Pvt. Ltd., formerly known as Voith Industrial, and has been instrumental in setting up this Company in India in 2009.

Leadec is a German tech service provider company which globally employs 20,000 personnel and has a revenue of 1.5 billion USD. Leadec Prior to Leadec, Mr Gurtoo had held Board-level positions at General Motors, India and General Motors, Indonesia. Amongst various achievements, he was awarded President’s Award at GM and Manufacturing Leadership Award by Industry 2.0.

With an engineering degree from Delhi College of Engineering and an MBA from XLRI, Mr. Gurtoo's early years were spent at Tata Motors where he started as a graduate engineer trainee.