Mr. Pendse brings over 30 years of senior executive experience in industrial operations. His worldwide operating experience as a leader of TRW's automotive operations gives him a unique perspective on integrating operations across continents. His responsibilities are primarily as an active advisor to the firm in its business development efforts in the industrial, Indian, and automotive markets. He will also take an active role in automotive projects or ongoing management oversight at the board level for international clients who desire an independent set of eyes on US based investments.
Kishor was also active in mergers and acquisitions in his career with TRW, both of US based companies and targets in Asia and Europe. In addition, he has extensive experience establishing and managing joint ventures between cross border partners. He continues to have active Board responsibilities in the US and in India.
Kishor holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and a master's degree in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University. He resides in Cleveland Ohio when not working in India.