Mihir Kanti Mishra is new CEO of HAL’s Bangalore Complex

Mihir Kanti Mishra has taken over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HAL’s Bangalore Complex with effect from July 5, 2022
MK Mishra is new CEO of HAL's Bangalore Complex
MK Mishra is new CEO of HAL's Bangalore Complex

New Delhi: Mihir Kanti Mishra has taken over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HAL's Bangalore Complex on Tuesday. Prior to this, he was heading Aerospace Division as General Manager.

Mishra joined HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited) as Management Trainee in 1987. He is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from Sambalpur University, Odisha. He also holds Master's degree in Aircraft Production Engineering from llT, Chennai and has undergone Management Programme at IIM, Bangalore.

Mishra started his career in manufacturing and assembly of MiG engines under the Transfer of Technology (ToT) programme at Engine Division, Koraput and worked on absorption and assimilation of technical know-how and prove-out of the manufacturing process for series production of MiG engines.

His 35-plus years of experience in HAL includes a wide array of business verticals – engine, aircraft and space.  He also held important positions in manufacturing, assembly, engineering, strategy planning, project management and international marketing.

He led the team to support ISRO, as a strategic partner for the prestigious space programs.  He was instrumental in driving the business growth by moving upwards in the value chain through the establishment of new facilities for cryo engine manufacturing and for providing end-to-end realisation of launching vehicles along with integration activities.

Mishra as Project Manager successfully led a team for launching of first Indian civil aircraft.  Under his directions, the launching and certification of the civil version of HAL Do-228-201 aircraft by the Indian certifying agency for design, manufacturing, maintenance and training were achieved within a record time. At the corporate level, he played a key role in evolving company's marketing strategy and took initiatives in new market promotion activities and industrial cooperation.

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