12th Asia Business Leaders Awards

M. S. Unnikrishnan

Managing Director & CEO
Thermax Ltd.

M.S. Unnikrishnan is the Managing Director and CEO of Thermax Limited, headquartered in Pune, India. A Mechanical Engineer from the Regional Engineering College, Nagpur, he completed his Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School, U.S.A. Joining Thermax as a graduate trainee, he established the marketing functions for the Western region's Energy division. He later headed engineering at EID Parry, and LED manufacturing, marketing and commercial operations at Terrazzo Inc, U.A.E.After rejoining Thermax, he turned around its ailing Waste Management and Absorption Cooling businesses. He joined the Executive Council, led the HR function during Thermax's turnaround and spearheaded the company's operational excellence initiative. He headed the captive power, boilers & heaters and air pollution control businesses before taking over as Managing Director &CEO. Mr. Unnikrishnan is the current Chairman of CII's National Committee for Capital Goods.

About the Company

Thermax is a USD 1 billion engineering major providing solutions in the areas of energy and environment. Clients in over 75 countries make use of Thermax's business-to-business solutions for energy efficient and eco-friendly operations: heating equipment fired on a wide variety of fuels including biomass and absorption chillers that work on by waste heat or steam; power and co-generation plants; waste heat recovery units; systems for water & waste water management and air pollution control; performance improving chemicals. Thermax operations are supported by innovative R&D, tie-ups with global technology majors, an international sales & service network spread over 25 countries, and state-of-the art manufacturing facilities that conform to international standards.


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