Optiemus Infracom appoints A Gururaj as Managing Director of Optiemus Electronics

A Gururaj has previously spearheaded some of the finest organizations and is also been Advisor to the various state governments to promote the ESDM Industry in India.

Jun 17, 2021 04:06 IST India Infoline News Service

Optiemus Infracom Limited, a leading telecommunications enterprise on Thursday has announced the appointment of leading industry professional, A. Gururaj as the Managing Director of Optiemus Electronics Limited (OEL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Optiemus Infracom Limited engaged in the business of manufacturing telecom products in India.

A Gururaj has previously spearheaded some of the finest organizations and is also been Advisor to the various state governments to promote the ESDM Industry in India.

On his appointment, Ashok Kumar Gupta, Chairman, Optiemus Infracom said; “The appointment of A. Gururaj is a defining moment for the Optiemus group. As we envision participating aggressively in India’s electronics manufacturing growth story, we believe that Gururaj is the right leader to guide the group to new heights of success.

We look forward to playing a major role in Telecommunications and IT hardware manufacturing in India and we are confident that Gururaj’s able leadership and years of experience will immensely boost our team’s capabilities to deliver our objectives.”

On his appointment A. Gururaj, Managing Director, Optiemus Electronics Limited said, “Optiemus has a rich legacy of serving the industry with its dynamic approach. I am excited to be a part of Optiemus’s journey at a point when initiatives like PLI have potential to emerge as significant milestones in shaping the future of the Indian electronics manufacturing industry."

Gururaj holds a graduation degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (India) as well as a Master’s Degree from the University of Texas. In his previous roles, Mr. Gururaj spearheaded various leading multinational manufacturing and other companies in India such as Reliance Communications, Flextronics Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, TVS Electronics, Toyota group company and AMP Inc., Palo Alto, California.

Gururaj was also the Managing Director of Wistron India between 2016 and 2019 where he was primarily responsible for setting up a large green field for the manufacturing in Bangalore. Mr. Gururaj has been instrumental in setting up the manufacturing green field for Flextronics in Sriperumbudur, Chennai, India.

Optiemus Infracom ended at Rs127.50 apiece down by Rs0.7 or 0.55% on the BSE.

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