Indian Institute of Technology (New Delhi) alumnus Pratyush Kumar has been appointed as President of Boeing India.
Indian Institute of Technology (New Delhi) alumnus Pratyush Kumar has been appointed as President of Boeing India. Kumar succeed Dinesh Keskar, who returned to Boeing Commercial Airplanes earlier this year.
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.
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, Kumar founded a biotech start-up in Boston, Mass. He began his career as a McKinsey & Company management consultant in its Atlanta and Delhi offices.
He 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.