The Economic Times Factory of the Future Summit 2020


Speaker Profile

Vijay Subramanian

Site Managing Director
Sri City

Vijay Subramanian is a leader in the core manufacturing domain with a career spanning nearly 25 years. He has spearheaded key roles in large organizations—such as Aditya Birla Group, Saint Gobain Glass and SPIC—and is one of the most recognised executives in the manufacturing sector. At present, he leads Alstom’s rolling stock manufacturing unit in Sri City.


A chemical engineer with an MBA in operations management from Annamalai University, Mr. Subramanian is regarded by peers for streamlining complex manufacturing processes and in improving efficiency and productivity. His areas of expertise include general management, greenfield and brownfield expansions, world class manufacturing, operations, project management, industry 4.0, competency and capability building among others.


A certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Vijay has travelled the world gaining extensive exposure to a range of best-in-class practises. He combines his wide-ranging experience with fact-based analysis and innovation to turn-around plant operations.


He is an avid biker, enthusiastic learner and plays all outdoor sports.