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MRO South Asia

STAT Times is organizing AEROSPACE & DEFENCE MRO – SOUTH ASIA, a Summit to highlight the opportunities of the MRO industry to the prospective players at large.

Luc Morvan - Chief Representative, MTU Maintenance Lease Services

Luc Morvan is MTU Maintenance Leases Services’ chief representative in Singapore. He is the focal point for airlines and lessors regarding MTU’s engine leasing and trading activities in the Asia-Pacific region

Ravi S. Menon - Executive Director, Air Works India

Ravi S Menon is a member of the founding family and Member of the Board of Directors of Air Works India, India’s largest 3rd party Aircraft Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Organization. He has over 45 years of experience in the aviation industry and is a member of several aviation bodies and forums.

Sanjeev Bedi - Vice President, MRO and Defence - Bird Group

Gp Capt Sanjeev Bedi (Retd) served in the Indian Air Force as a fighter pilot for 28 Years before joining the Corporate Sector in 2009. He held various Operational and Staff appointments during his tenure.

Arun Kashyap - Executive Vice President, Spicejet

Mr. Arun Kashyap is an aviator by professional with 20 years aviation experience. He has completed basic course in aircraft maintenance from School of aviation science and Technology, Delhi in 1997

Arnaud Brolly - Head of Portfolio Evolution & Digital Innovation, SITA

Arnaud Brolly is Head of Portfolio Evolution & Digital Innovation at He is a digital transformation leader with 18 years of experiences in IT industry

S.K.Dash - Senior VP, Engineering & Maintenance, Vistara - TATA SIA Airlines Limited

S.K.Dash, Senior Vice President, Engineering & Maintenance - Vistara - TATA SIA Airlines Limited. 34 years of experience in civil aviation. He is a licensed Aircraft maintenance engineer on Boeing, Airbus, and Bombardier

G. Sampath - Regional Director, Triumph Group Inc

Sampath Gajapathy is the Regional Director at Triumph Group Inc. since 2017.Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems, and aircraft structures.

M.P.Sajumon - Techno-Commercial Manager, Air Asia, India

Mr.Sajumon is a professional Techno -Commercial Manager, with an experience of about 25 Years in Aircraft Maintenance and Management. Currently, he is with AirAsia, India as Manager - Projects, Contracts & New Initiatives

Nishant Balakrishnan - Aviation & Aerospace Aftermarket business & digital transformation Leader, Airbus

Nishant Balakrishnan is an aviation enthusiast with focus on digitally enabling the aviation Industry.

Harpreet A De Singh - Executive Director & Chief of Flight Safety, Air India

She is President of Indian Women Pilots' Association (IWPA) affiliated to 99s world organisation. She is also Chairman of 'Aeronautical Society of India', Mumbai Branch & Council Member at Headquarters of AeSI

Christopher Rodrigues - Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Asia & CIS, SMBC Aero Engine Lease (“SAEL”)

“Christopher has been in the aviation industry for over 2 decades. He is currently Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Asia & CIS, for Amsterdam based engine lessor, SMBC Aero Engine Lease (“SAEL”), since 2017.

Aviation Minister applauds 'MRO for Safer Skies'

India’s minister of civil aviation, Mr Hardeep Singh Puri has appreciated the effort of STAT Times, the organiser of the 3rd Aerospace & Defence MRO South Asia summit, in providing a platform to enable aviation experts to deliberate and advance MRO policies, plans and projects

Rahul Shah - Senior Vice President Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa Strategic Growth and Business Development, AAR

Rahul Shah joined AAR in 1991 as a Development Engineer for AAR Engine Component Services in New York and Connecticut, USA.He then rose to the rank of Program Manager, with responsibility for the sales and marketing activities of the Company’s engine component repair business.

Abhishek Rastradhyaksha - Head of Civil Aerospace Business, Rolls-Royce

“Abhishek Rastradhyaksha is leading the Civil Aerospace business in India and South Asia.Based in New Delhi, Abhishek oversees and manages all business relationships with the country’s growing aviation industry.

Vandana Aggarwal - Economic Advisor, Ministry of Civil Aviation

Presently, serving as Economic Adviser (Additional Secretary Grade), in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, she is the Divisional Head for Economic Regulation, Air Cargo, GST, Skill Development Competition Issues, Economic Survey and Policy matters.

H.R. Jagannath - CEO, Air India Engineering Services Limited

Mr. HR Jagannath is an accomplished techno-commercial expert and has Over 33 years of extensive experience in Airline Industry.

Mantha Venkataramana - Chief Executive Officer, Expleo Technologies India Pvt. Ltd

He is working as Chief Executive Officer at Expleo Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, taking care of the two delivery centers in Bangalore and Chennai comprising of about 400 engineers. He possesses more than 33 years of experience in Aerospace engineering domain.


An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla, Vice Admiral Ramakant Pattanaik retired from the Indian Navy after much of his close to 40 years of service mostly on operational assignments. He had the rare distinction to command one corvette, two frigates, two destroyers, the legendary Killer Squadron of 1971

Amber Dubey - Joint Secretary , Ministry of Civil Aviation

Amber is an alumnus of IIT Bombay and IIM Ahmedabad and has a professional experience of over 27 years. He was one of nine professionals selected in Sep 2019 by the Government of India to join as Joint Secretaries in the union government.

Sunder Singh - Vice President Partners, MD India Operations, IFS Solutions

Sunder Singh is managing the Operations in India and directly responsible for P&L at IFS Solution. Previously he was working at TCS as Global Head, Oracle Practice

Commodore Pradeep Kumar Panda, VSM (RETD) - Indian Air Force

Commodore Pradeep Kumar Panda is Indian Naval aviation professional with over 3 decades of rich experience in Project Management, Operations & Maintenance and General Management in the domain of aviation, conceptualizing and effectuating measures / modifications in the operating procedures to optimize resource and manpower utilization

Ashok Gopinath - Chief Executive Officer, GMR Aero Technic Ltd. (GAT)

Ashok Gopinath is the Chief Executive Officer & Accountable Manager of GMR Aero Technic ltd. and responsible for development and growth of its MRO business segment within the GMR group.

Kapil Kaul - CEO & Director, CAPA

Kapil Kaul is the CEO & Director, CAPA South Asia, which he established in 2003. Kapil has led over 180 consulting and research projects in the last 16 years for over 110 global and Indian clients- covering the entire aviation value chain.

K. Adikesavan - Head of Materials and Planning, Blue Dart Aviation

Mr K. Adikesavan has an Aviation experience of over 36 years in large public and private sectors in multi-culture environment and having record for achieving effective results against tight schedules and resources. Respected for an analytical mind and an ability to take strategic view and plan accordingly.