New Delhi, Oct 23 (PTI) TVS Motor Company said Tuesday it has elevated K N Radhakrishnan as Director and CEO of the company for a period of five years with effect from October 23, 2018, the Chennai-based company said in a statement.Also Read - 17-Year-Old Chennai Student Helps IRCTC Fix Bug Which Could Have Exposed Private Information of Passengers

“Over the decades, he (Radhakrishnan) has played a crucial role in shaping TVS Motor Company’s journey of becoming a global manufacturer boasting of superior quality products,” TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan said. Also Read - Madras HC Rejects Order on Speed Limit to 120 kmph on Highways, Asks Centre to Issue Fresh Notification

Radhakrishnan’s extensive experience within the company and his prestigious position in the automobile industry have been instrumental in helping the company achieve significant milestones, he added. Also Read - Woman Gangraped In Moving Car in Chennai, All Accused Held

In 2004, Radhakrishnan was promoted as Executive Vice President of TVS Motor and in 2008 became its President. Under his leadership TVS has become the third largest selling two-wheeler brand in India.

Radhakrishnan, who has led the expansion of TVS into over 60 international markets, holds a Master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Chennai and has also undergone a Management Education Program from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.