Ashok Jayaram is Chief Executive Officer of Coaching Foundation India Limited (CFI). He is responsible for all the day-to-day operations of the
institution, as well as for setting long-term vision, strategy and goals, and for
overseeing the planning and execution of activities leading to their fulfillment.
Ashok's professional career, spanning over 39 years, has taken him through a variety
of marketing and general management roles, the immediately preceding one being a
19-year stint as the Country Head and Managing Director, Rotork Controls India Limited,
a wholly owned subsidiary of the UK based Rotork plc, the market leader, globally
and in India, in valve actuation and controls.
His marketing experience is derived from 16 years in Best & Crompton Engineering,
Chennai and Guest Keen Williams, Calcutta, handling a wide range of engineered products
(steel forgings, automotive electrical, lifts, pumps, industrial carbons) and electrical
turnkey projects (sub-stations, transmission lines, railway electrification).
Ashok is B.E (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from BITS, Pilani and Post Graduate
Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.