Laxmikant Bhakre works for the development of the Local Market in China for EKC Brand products, as well as supports and develops nearby markets through Exports. He gets the plant equipped and keeps the plant ready for challenges provided by the sales team in terms of Local and export contracts. He works with CP Industries (USA) closely as a sister company of the group to help them market their products in China and also explore new products and designs to be brought into the China EKC plant for manufacturing in a phased manner.
Laxmikant also worked with PTS Motors, which is one of the few China-based manufacturers of mid-range displacement power vehicles, specializing in out-of-the-box products of international performance. It is a 100% export-focused company catering to overseas customers and importers of scooters, motorcycles, and ATVs and has exported more than 300, 000 vehicles worldwide. He reported to the CEO and led a team of 25 multinational professionals in managing export sales, acquiring new customers, developing vendors for trading and OEM businesses, contract manufacturing using existing resources, and coordinating the design of new products by an Australian company.
He was also part of an LML Limited as Sr Manager Assembly and Testing. LML manufactures scooters and motorcycles for domestic and export markets. Laxikant managed a team of 110 and looked after the assembly of engines – meeting production, quality, and cost parameters. He also supported R&D in developing new products by coordinating various tests at the engine test facility and coordinated with Service Department to resolve field issues. Team building and enhancing competencies through training and development is one of his core areas of business interests.
Jan 2018 – Present
Managing Director, Deven InfoTech Pvt Ltd
Dec 2012 – Present
Director,Deven Group ( Real Estate / Information Technology)
Dec 2009 – Dec 2012
COO (China Operations), EKC Industries Ltd Tianjin
Jul 2002 – Nov 2009
COO, PTS Motors Ltd HK and China
May 2000 – Jun 2002
Sr Manager Assembly and Testing, LML Limited
- Diploma in Business Management-Grade First class, Doctor Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University
- Bachelor’s Degree in Field Of Study Mechanical and Production Engg-Grade Distinction, Doctor Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University