Itema names new Managing Director of Itema India

The new Managing Director of Itema India Updeep Singh (c) 2014 Itema
Itema announced organizational changes in Itema Weaving (India) Pvt Ltd with the appointment of Mr. Updeep Singh as the new Managing Director, succeeding Mr. Tapas Nandi.

Updeep Singh joins Itema with broad experience as a senior executive leader in the Indian textile industry.  Mr. Singh diverse and deep expertise was matured in a number of high level positions, including, most recently, the role of Chief Operating Officer at NSL Textiles Ltd. (since 2012), as well as leadership positions in Welspun India – Asia’s largest terry towel manufacturer. 

tema is a leading global provider of advanced weaving solutions, including best-in-class weaving machines, spare parts and integrated services.  India is one of the top 3 most important markets for Itema globally in terms of revenue from weaving machines and a country with significant prospects for continued growth. 

Fulvio Carlo Toma, the Group Sales & Marketing Director of Itema, says: “I have the pleasure of welcoming Updeep to our organization.  Updeep is extraordinarily prepared to take on this new challenge in his career and I am convinced he is the right person to lead our already strong presence in India to new heights of success. I take the opportunity to thank Mr. Tapas Nandi for his skillful leadership and dedication and wish him great achievements in his future professional endeavors.”

About Updeep Singh

Prior to joining Itema, Updeep Singh held the role of Chief Operating Officer at NSL Textiles Ltd. (since 2012) and Director of Business and Marketing for SEL Manufacturing Ltd. (since 2011).

From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Singh held a number of leadership positions in Welspun India – Asia’s largest terry towel manufacturer.  In Welspun, he was first appointed as President (Projects & Commercial) and later promoted to President (Corporate Function) with the responsibility for Business HR & Strategy.

Updeep Singh started his fast-paced career in 1987 as a Management Trainee in Vardhman Textiles Ltd. In 2002 he was named Vice President (Purchase & Projects) in the same company.

Mr. Singh‘s high level profile is further strengthened by his active and valuable contribution to Indian textile associations, including the Indian Institute of Materials Management and the Ludhiana Management Association, of which he is an Executive Member.

Updeep Singh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from the Punjab University (Chandigarh), an MBA in Marketing and Human Resources from the GND University (Amritsar), and a degree in Advanced Human Resources from the Executive Management Program of the University of Michigan (USA). Furthermore, Updeep attended an intense training program in Change Management at the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad.

Updeep Singh is happily married and has a son and a daughter.

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