Global Rolled Products, North America
Nandu Srinivasan is President, Global Rolled Products of North America. He joined the company more than 15 years ago and has held several leadership roles in different plant locations throughout his career. Most recently, Nandu was the Manufacturing Director for Davenport Works, Danville, IL, and Hutchinson, KS.
In 2014, Nandu assumed the role of Vice President – Operations at Maaden Aluminium JV in Saudi Arabia, where he was responsible for commissioning, start-up and ramp-up of the rolling mill. With a strong focus on EHS and quality, the rolling mill had an excellent start with rapid and highly successful qualification of can sheet products at customer locations. Nandu also led commissioning of the autosheet mill at Maaden Aluminium.
Prior to this role, Nandu was Director of Operational Excellence in GRP. In that capacity, he was accountable for development and deployment of standard practices across all GRP locations to enable process-driven and operational excellence culture. In addition, Nandu co-led Operational Excellence initiatives in several plants with plant leadership to improve quality, productivity, EBITDA and cash.
Nandu joined the company in 2004 at Davenport Works, where he held roles in Finance and Operations in Davenport, followed by serving as an operational leader in Bohai (China) and plant manager in Yennora (Australia). He had previously worked for Caterpillar for seven years.
Nandu received his M.B.A. from the University of Michigan – Ross School of Business, and his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of North Carolina. He also received his M.S. in Mathematics and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Birla Institute of Tech & Science in India.