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Ashok Sharma

Over 32 years of experience in entry strategies for Italian companies in India, market research, setting up of projects and environmental studies.Ashok Kumar Sharma

B 5&6- 4154, Vasant Kunj New Delhi - 110070

91 (11)26894269, 9810184251

Email: ashok23051958@gmail.comBRIEF OVERVIEW

Fitness Freak as I believe a healthy mind resides in a healthy body. A techno- commercial individual, matured in a highly competitive environment.

Over 30 Years of diverse experience in engineering, business management, liaising international deals and project management with highly reputed national and international organizations. Identify and analyze trade opportunities and defining marketentry strategies between Piemontese companies and institutions primarily with Indian market. Advising for various sectors such as projects in Automotive manufacturing & Automotive Component manufacturing, Aerospace, Aviation & Defense, IT / ICT, Agro-food &, Industrial, Engineering & Automotive Design, Building Materials & Construction and the Tourism Industry Assisted and promoted local SMEs through strategic actionable recommendations and research for all of the above mentioned sectors provided information to Piemontese companies on Indian Import / Export laws, duties and Taxation systems Managed on-site logistics and operations, including match-making for trade fairs and Exhibitions for global company visits to Italy Conceptualized, promoted, invited and provided on-site support for sector specific delegations involving Indian companies to Italy for the above mentioned sectors Prepared sector specific reports, business plans and proposals for strategic initiatives for all the above mentioned sectors. Good at starting a business establishment in India with in minimum time. Well versed with the rules for establishing a company in India. Since last nineteen years, advising the association on Indian economic situations and analysis of macro/ micro economic indicators of India.

Preparation of reports on the above topics for the members of the association.

Proven ability of handling multi-dimensional job responsibilities in fast paced work environment.

Knowledge of all the ministerial rules and regulations viz. foreign investment policies. Developed healthy relations with the ministries.

Selection of best suited project location Facilitated signing of MOU with ACMA to promote Italian company in India and vice versa

Prepared documents for procuring ISO certification.

Prepared EIA and EMP and obtained NOC from Ministry of Environment for Cement plant, Power plant, Copper Smelter

Project Engineering , execution of turnkey contracts, materials management ,designed and commissioned pesticides plants( Technical and formulation), successful plant operation

Travelled to countries like Germany, France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Finland, UK and Switzerland Learnt Playing Guitar for last 4yearsPROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Unione Industriale Torino (UIT)

1995- Present

Resident Representative One of the oldest industrial associations of Italy, having more than 1500 members of small and medium sector.Important Projects:

Working on JV with Bombay Dyeing with one of our Important member in Textile sector

Organized a business mission of Indias biggest car manufacture to Turin for localizing their component which they are presently importing. Working closely with supplier in Turin and Indian car manufacture to further facilitate the localizing. Preparation of yearly reports which includes analysis of Indian yearly budget and various economic indicators such as GDP, GNP, industrial progress, etc.

Conducted research on different sectors and products. Which involve study on market size, potential, viability of Italian products in Indian market, price of the products, duties, import restrictions etc.

Heading the liaison office in India and looking after its overall operations. Prepared a market research report on various industrial sectors including Mechatronics Established the offices of various Italian companies and recently of Prima Industrie in Pune, India starting from registering the company with registrar, finding an office space, recruitment, market research and B2B meetings. Prepared a reports for the opportunities in the sector of Food & Wine for the Italian companies in India and also in other field such as environmental etc. Procured land and obtained permission from various state government agencies for setting up Bar malt Plant In Bddi in Himachal. Assisted FIAT to establish its supplier base in India, which involved handling a delegation of more than thirty Italian suppliers. Organized and participated in Autoexpos which is held binary. Organized B2B meetings for Italian companies during the expo. Assisted Graziano Transmissioni to establish its operations in India.

Assisted Dalog SPA, Bangalore to convert itself into wholly owned subsidiary by obtaining permission from the Foreign Investment Board for enhancing its capital.

Assisted Gallina to establish office in India and helping them in recruitment in India

Helped REDAT to settle their dispute with Indian JV partner and recovering their machine.

Some names of other companys assisted are: Vagnone & Boeri , Pogliano , Oleodinamica GECO , FIAT Lub , SIAG , SICME Motori , Brugnago , Savio , Paglieri , Monoservizio , Sila Holding , BS Srl. SIPI, Unindustria, Prototipo,Dylog,Chinook , Giacomini , Cornaglia, Progetti Ambiente,Stola , Caeificio Pugliese , Lenti etc.Work Profile:

Provide all support functions to members exploring business opportunity and trade developments in India

Provide assistance in identifying a prospective joint venture partner

Facilitate transfer of technology by establishing contacts between technology,

Suppliers/ seekers

Organize delegation from Italy to India and vice versa and participate in various fairs in India

Interact with the government bodies and trade associations like ACMA, CII, FICCI, etc.

Reports on Indian emerging business scenario for the members identifying the growth areas and opportunities for investment

Represent the association's interest in various ministerial meetings

Metallurgical & Engineering Consultants (INDIA ) Ltd.,

1986- 1995

Senior Design Engineer

An ISO 9001 company, MECON, a government of India undertaking, has been playing a significant role in the development and expansion of INDIAS industry. With over 4000 strong workforce including 2000 topflight engineers and technocrats managing 35 specialized disciplines, it has emerged as one of the largest design, engineering and consultancy organization in the world, handling numerous prestigious projects both in India and overseas

Work profile:

Entrusted, for the creation and development of a new department of Environmental Engg

Independently incharge for the wing in Delhi. Liaisoned all activities with the HO

Developed marketing and sales, formulated business strategies and designed sales potentialities

Prepared Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Management Plan for Cement Plant, Lime- stone mines, Copper Smelter, Sulphuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Titanium plant, Power Plant Obtained NOC from the Department of Environment and forest and other governmental agencies Monitored various environmental parameters such as socio-economic/ air, water, noise etc. Prepared the software for prediction of impact of industrial activity on the base line dataAchievements:

Played a lead role in developing the environmental engineering section, entailing setting up of state of the art pollution control laboratory in India, having all the latest testing equipment

Prepared documentation for obtaining ISO 9000.

Successfully prepared various EIA and EMP, such as for Copper smelter, Cement plants, Thermal power stations, Lime stone mines, etc

Preparation of tender, its negotiation and wining the same.

Kick started and headed the division of environmental engineering at Delhi

Developed and maintained congenial relations with the environment and forest ministry

Pesticides India Ltd., Udaipur

1982- 1986

Process and Design Engineer

Work Profile:

Project management of Phorate technical grade, including formulation plants

Managed plant operations and maintenance, project management of expansion of Phorate

Also looked after utilities such as the DM plant and cooling water system, boiler, refrigeration unit inert gas generator

Designed basic engineering package for 800 tpa Malathion of FDPPC, Iran.

Design and commissioning of formulation Plants

Designed and commissioned Ethyl Mercaptane, cold storage plant

Prepared Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for enabling expansion of the plant. Designed complete new plant for manufacture of Phorat (Organo -Phosphorous compound), and retrofitted the new plant in the existing plant (without involving major project cost)


Designed, preparation of contract for procuring equipments (including specification data sheet). Erected all equipment such as reaction vessel, heat exchanger, piping, and commissioning of the plant ahead of schedule.

Designed and commissioned liquid and solid formulation plants.

Commissioning of Instrument Control Panel, all utilities such as boiler, DM plant, inert gas generator, distillation tower.

Successfully designed the instrumentation and safety procedures, involving HAZOP and HAZEN studies

Played a pivotal role in setting the plant free from major accidents

Successfully operated and maintained the plant and the utilities without any breakdowns

Undertook detailed engineering of pesticides technical as well as formulation plant


BIT Mesra


MBA, Industrial Management Major and Marketing Minor ElectiveBangalore University, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur 1981

B.E. (Chemical)


Underwent training on Corporate governance from IIM, Bangalore Underwent training at TUV, Rheinland, Cologne, Germany, on noise control, development of software for the prediction of noise level of an activity, and monitoring of noise and light


Well versed with MS office, World Wide Web and Internet Operations, CAD etc.STRENGTHS

A leader with dedication, integrity, motivation and domain knowledge

A self starter who believes in meeting deadlines


Date of birth:

23rd May, 1958

Languages Known: English, Hindi, Italian Rajasthani.Passport No: J0492271, Expiry : 9th June 2020Page 4 of 4


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