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Mr. Murali Rajagopal has over 30 years work experience in automotive industry – both in OEM and auto component industry – and is presently the President of Rane Engine Valve Ltd., a part of Rane Group of companies. His earlier assignments were with Tata Johnson controls (Now called Adient India Pvt Ltd) where he was the CEO and Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

Murali has worked across multiple functions including automobile product planning, product development, business development, commercials, operations and general management. He has led technology transfer, set up green field manufacturing facilities, grown large offshore engineering center from scratch, built / turned around customer relationships, grown businesses, built management teams, and led joint venture companies in India and Indonesia. He has travelled extensively and worked across cultures.

Murali is a mechanical engineer from Government College of Engineering, Salem and pursued executive management program from IIM, Ahmedabad and Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan.

Murali is married to Sridevi and has a daughter who is pursuing PG in Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and son pursuing UG in Economics in Ashoka University, Sonepet.