Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Board of Directors

B.V.R. Mohan Reddy
Executive Chairman
As Executive Chairman, Mohan focuses on the medium- to long-term future of the company. He is also involved in leadership development, innovation, information systems and corporate social responsibility.
Krishna Bodanapu
Managing Director & CEO
Krishna Bodanapu joined Cyient in 2001. In his current role, he provides the strategic direction for growth and is responsible for all operations.
Alain De Taeye
Non-Executive Director
Alain De Taeye serves as a Supervisory Board Member of Telematics Cluster/ITS Belgium and of the Belgium/Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He has served as a Director of Nemerix SA since March 2006.
Andrea Bierce
Independent Director
Andrea Bierce has over thirty years of industry and consulting experience in the financial services industry. Currently, Andrea works with some of the world’s largest financial institutions in the areas of governance, enterprise risk management, compliance and reporting.
John Paterson
Independent Director
John Paterson retired at the end of April as President - Marine & Industrial Power Systems at Rolls-Royce. In this role he also had responsibility for chairing the Supervisory Board of Tognum, a 50/50 joint venture with Daimler, covering all the reciprocating businesses within Rolls-Royce.
Som Mittal
Independent Director
Som has held corporate leadership roles in the IT industry at companies such as Wipro, Digital India, Compaq and HP. He also has extensive experience in the engineering, manufacturing and automotive industries, having held executive roles with Larsen & Toubro, Escorts and Denso.
Harsh Manglik
Independent Director
Harsh Manglik served as Chairman & Geography Managing Director, Accenture India, and was a member of Accenture's global Executive Leadership Team.
M.M. Murugappan
Independent Director
M. M. Murugappan is Vice Chairman of the Murugappa Corporate Board. He is also the Chairman of Tube Investments of India Limited, Carborundum Universal Limited, Wendt India Limited, and Murugappa Morgan Thermal Ceramics Limited.
Tom Prete
Non-Executive Director
Tom Prete is Vice President of Engineering at Pratt & Whitney, a world leader in the design, manufacture, and service of aircraft engines and industrial gas.
K. Ramachandran
Independent Director
K. Ramachandran is currently engaged with the Aditya Birla Group as Advisor to the Chairman for the group’s Higher Education Projects.
John Wiedemer
Vice President Engineering – Module Centers
Mr. John Wiedemer is the Vice President of Engineering for Module Centers at Pratt & Whitney. Mr. Wiedemer leads an organization of approximately 1600 engineers with primary responsibility for the technology development, design, analysis, production support, and field support of the components and modules that make up Pratt & Whitney engines.

Senior Leadership Team

Krishna Bodanapu
Managing Director & CEO
Krishna Bodanapu joined Cyient in 2001. In his current role, he provides the strategic direction for growth and is responsible for all operations.
B. Ashok Reddy
President, Corporate Affairs & Infrastructure
Ashok has fiduciary responsibility for all of Cyient’s subsidiaries. As the chairman of the subsidiaries, he maintains all government and industry body relationships.
Ajay Aggarwal
Chief Financial Officer
Ajay has extensive international experience spanning 27 years in financial management and commercial management at large multilocation, multiproduct organizations. He is skilled in setting up startups with expertise in funding, banking and strategic planning, business modeling, MIS, ERP implementations, capital budgeting, corporate finance, M&A and restructuring.
Katie Cook
Sr. VP, Industrial & ENR
Katie Cook joined Cyient in 2010. She currently heads Industrial and ENR business unit at Cyient.
Tom Edwards
President, Cyient North America
Tom serves as President of Cyient North America, where he is responsible for UTC and for Cyient’s North American operations.
NJ Joseph
Sr. VP, Corporate Strategy & Marketing
Joseph joined Cyient in early 1998. He currently heads the Corporate Strategy and Marketing functions. Corporate Strategy supports the development and execution of Cyient’s S3 strategy across focus industry verticals.
Sanjay Krishnaa
Sr. VP, Communications and Geography Head - Asia Pacific
Sanjay Krishnaa is the Senior Vice President and Global Head for Communications Business Unit. In his role, he has the responsibility of growing communications business globally and creating a robust and differentiated portfolio of offerings for our clients.
Sunil Kumar Makkena
Sr. VP, Utilities & Geospatial
Sunil Kumar Makkena was one of the first three associates of Cyient Ltd. since its inception in 1991. He currently heads the utilities and geospatial business units.
Anand Parameswaran
Sr. VP, Aerospace & Defense
Anand heads the Aerospace and Defense business unit. In this role, he is responsible for driving superior outcomes for clients by leveraging Cyient’s extensive capability across product design, manufacturing, and aftermarket solutions.
John Renard
President - EMEA & Head - Utilities & Geospatial
John Renard joined Cyient (then Infotech Enterprises) in 2000. He currently serves as President−EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) and also Business Unit Head for Utilities and Geospatial.
Rajendra Velagapudi
Sr. VP, Business Excellence
Rajendra currently leads the Business Excellence function. He led innovation, competency development, and service line creations across the operations unit in his previous role.
Brian Wyatt
Sr. VP, Medical & Healthcare
Brian joined Cyient (then Infotech) in 2009. He currently leads the Medical and Healthcare business unit at Cyient.
Dr. Venki Padmanabhan
Sr. VP, Systems & Solutions, Cyient and CEO – Rangsons Electronics
Dr. Venki Padmanabhan joined Cyient as the SVP – Systems and Solutions and CEO of Rangsons Electronics in October 2015. In his current role, he is building the Systems and Solutions business for Cyient. He will handle the definition and execution of Cyient’s S3 (services, systems and solutions) value proposition, which differentiates the company as a concept-to-solution partner.
Prabhakar Atla
Sr. VP, Transportation
Prabhakar Atla heads the Transportation business unit at Cyient. In his current role, along with his team, he is responsible for articulation and realization of Cyient’s goals towards enhancing operational and business performance of our clients in this segment.