Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Kamra served as the President – India Operations at JK Tyre and Industries Ltd., a leading tyre manufacturer in India. In this role, he led several transformative initiatives in operations, M&S, supply chain, human resources and communications with a strong focus on driving a technological shift in mindset and process management. He put in place a strong management and review structure to enable ambitious continuous performance improvement.
Mr. Kamra served at Tata Steel for 25 years where he served as President & CEO of Natsteel Holdings Pte Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Steel in South East Asia with operations in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, Australia, Malaysia and Thailand. He also served on the board of Tata Steel Thailand and Tata Steels Global Wires Business. In Singapore, Mr. Kamra also served on the National Workplace Safety and Health Council of Singapore.
His first P&L role was as the Executive-In-Charge Tata Steel Tubes Division in Jamshedpur; the steel tube and pipes arm of the steel company which supplied components to the automotive industry, structural sections for specialized construction and conveyance pipes for the building and construction industry.
Mr. Kamra also served as the Chief of Supply Chain (Customer Service Division) at Tata Steel and led a supply chain transformations at Tata Steel, Tubes Business, NatSteel and at JK Tyres.
A graduate from Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai, in Metallurgical Engineering he has completed an Advanced Senior Management Program at the Centre of Executive Development (CEDEP), INSEAD Campus and a One Year Business Management Program from XLRI Jamshedpur. Vivek is also a Chevening Scholar awarded by the British Council of India for Young Managers a study program at Leeds University.