S Anbuvelan has taken over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HAL’s Helicopter Complex . Prior to this, he was heading the Helicopter Division as Executive Director.
“My focus will be to ensure quality products & services and timely delivery from Helicopter Complex”, said Mr Anbuvelan after taking the charge. Anbuvelan did his graduation in mechanical engineering from Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu and holds a Post Graduate Degree of M Tech in Aircraft Production Engineering from IIT Madras. He also holds Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from XIME, Bengaluru. He joined HAL as a management trainee (technical) in 1986 and has experience of 34 years in various key positions. Some of the highlights of his career so far include productionising ALH’s integrated transmission assembly, ramping up production of ALH gear boxes, reduction of snags during equipping of ALH, training & development of employees, quality improvements in ROH of Cheetah & Chetak helicopters at Barrackpore, streamlining of ALH production and implementation of latest technologies in the field of manufacturing & assembly of helicopter products.