Mr Anshuman Singhania, Managing Director JK Tyre & Industries Ltd has been elected as the new Chairman of Automotive Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ATMA) the national industry body for the automotive tyre sector in India. Mr. Arnab Banerjee, Managing Director & CEO of CEAT Ltd takes over as Vice Chairman of ATMA.

Mr Anshuman Singhania, the new ATMA Chairman, is a graduate from Oxford Brookes University, UK and an alumnus of London Business School. As a young leader, he started his career from the shop floor as an apprentice and has held several positions in Planning, Production, Product Development, Quality Control, Stores & Purchase, Finance as well as Sales & Marketing. Being a techno-savvy person, he has played a key role in implementing the latest technologies in the manufacturing process at JK Tyre.

Having joined CEAT in the year 2005 as Vice President-Sales and Marketing, Mr Arnab Banerjee has shouldered several responsibilities and has been the Chief Operating Officer at CEAT since 2018 prior to taking over his current role. He is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School, IIM Kolkata and IIT Kharagpur.

Set up in 1975, ATMA is amongst the most active national industry bodies in the country representing Rs 75000 crore (US$9.5 bn) automotive tyre industry. Eight large tyre companies comprising a mix of Indian and International tyre majors and representing over 90% of production of tyres in India are members of the Association. ATMA members include Apollo Tyres, Bridgestone India, Ceat, Continental India, Goodyear India, JK Tyre & Industries, MRF and TVS Tyres.