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Pratyush Kumar to lead Boeing business in India

Staff writer | New Delhi, India – The Boeing Company named Pratyush Kumar as president of Boeing India, effective today. [break]


Mr. Kumar joins Boeing with significant business leadership experience and insight into the Indian market, having served in senior executive positions at GE Transportation since 2003. Mr. Kumar was Delhi
| December 14, 2012
Pratyush KumarDecember 14, 2012, New Delhi, India – The Boeing Company named Pratyush Kumar as president of Boeing India, effective today.
Mr. Kumar joins Boeing with significant business leadership experience and insight into the Indian market, having served in senior executive positions at GE Transportation since 2003. Mr. Kumar was Delhi-based president and CEO, GE Transportation for South Asia.

Previously, he led GE Infrastructure businesses in India, which included Aviation, Transportation, Energy, Oil & Gas, and Water business lines. Before joining GE in 2003, Mr. Kumar founded a biotech start-up in Boston. He began his career as a McKinsey & Company management consultant in its Atlanta and Delhi offices.

Mr. Kumar is co-chair of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry’s Infrastructure Committee. He is also chair of American Chamber of Commerce India’s Infrastructure and Energy committee and a member of The Energy & Resources Institute advisory board.

Mr. Kumar earned a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge) doctorate in materials manufacturing in 1994 and holds an Indian Institute of Technology (New Delhi) Bachelor of Technology degree in mechanical engineering. He succeeds Dinesh Keskar, who earlier this year returned to Boeing Commercial Airplanes in a senior Sales leadership role.


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