A leading global specialist in Low Voltage (LV) power management Socomec has announced that Sushil Virmani, Regional Managing Director, will retire from its India operations on 31st March 2023. Meenu Singhal, a seasoned leader in Industrial automation will assume the role of Regional Managing Director as of 9th January 2023. He will spearhead all four business applications and play a vital role in contributing to the company’s strategic growth plans.
According to Meenu Singhal, Regional Managing Director of Socomec,
“I am excited to embark on this new responsibility particularly during a time of profound challenge and unprecedented opportunity. I want to congratulate and express my gratitude to Sushil for his strategic leadership in establishing a solid foundation for Socomec in India. To continue this success story, an inspiring vision for our future in 2025 will serve as our guide. Im confident and energised about developing a strong and sustainable future with our exceptionally skilled resource, who is deeply committed to innovation and outstanding customer service. A visionary organization requires a strong successor. Meenu’s strategic vision will be instrumental to realising our firm goals through continuing product innovation, top-notch customer service standards, technology, social and corporate responsibility, and our steadfast values and culture. We are confident that he will build upon the strong foundation that Socomec India has built.
O’ Neil Dissanayake, CEO- APAC of Socomec said:
I would like to express our sincere gratitude to Sushil Virmani on behalf of the APAC board members for his tremendous contribution over the last 8 years to Socomecs success in India. Under his leadership, Socomec has expanded significantly, becoming a market leader in power management products, built a dependable brand reputation, and is in a sound financial position. He has gained the utmost respect from not only Socomec employees but also from our esteemed clients, partners, and stockholders due to his industry understanding and focused leadership. We wish him the absolute best in his upcoming stage of life and a happy and healthy retirement.”
Meenu Singhal holds a degree in electrical engineering and a marketing management degree from IMT in Ghaziabad. He has served as a panel member for IIM workshops and guest faculty at IIT Delhi. He is a certified NLP for business and people. He has over 30 years of extensive industry expertise and has worked with well-known global multinational corporations, where he had the chance to develop digital transformation go-to-market strategies while overseeing operations, profit & loss, sales, marketing, and human resources. He spent more than 20 years working with Rockwell Automation, the majority of which were spent in general management, where he oversaw numerous organizational transformations. He served as the Vice President and Head of Global Industry Automation Distribution at Schneider Electric before to joining Socomec.