Trust matters at 40,000 feet
and that’s where we deliver
Our Mission
We nurture long-term global partnerships with some of the biggest OEMs in the world, with a strong reputation for innovative solutions, cost-effective value addition, quick turnaround and customer satisfaction.
The SASMOS assurance powers 8 out of the top 10 OEMs in the world.
The Journey So Far
Started with a vision to revolutionize the A&D industry in India, SASMOS was incorporated in 2007 by experts with extensive experience in precision engineering and interconnection technology. In under a decade, the company has grown at a CAGR of 61% and built a 150,000 sq ft facility that serves as the nerve center of its innovation, handling upwards of 150 projects every year. SASMOS has newly acquired a 4 acre land in Aerospace SEZ, Bangalore, and intends to build a 300,000 sq ft production facility by March 20, 2020.
Our Growth Story
Strategically located at Bangalore, India’s A&D hub and IT and tech capital, SASMOS has a global presence in London, UK, for increased client proximity and round-the-clock engagement across time zones
Executive Team
Mr. Chandrashekar H.G.
Founder & Managing Director
A visionary with over 24 years of experience, SASMOS has grown under the stable leadership of H.G. Chandrashekar, whose strategic and operational excellence is unparalleled. An entrepreneur and innovative thinker, he was globally recognized by the International Biographical Center at Cambridge as part of their ‘Leading Scientists in the World’ in 2010. His extensive experience in fiber optics, interconnection solutions for A&D and customer focus, along with his experience in leadership roles at L&T, Timex and Tyco Electronics stand testament to his vision.
Mr. Subramanya Ullal
Chief Executive Officer
A techno-commercial top management professional, Subramanya is keen to lead teams of managers to achieve organisational goals by supporting in-depth analysis and coaching for problem solving and capability enhancements. Started his career as a Shop Floor Engineer and grew to the level of Vice President in an MNC through sheer intelligence and hard work. Was the Managing Director of Bosch Electrical Drives Private Limited in Chennai. He has also worked as CEO of Yuken India Private Limited, a Japanese multinational engaged in the hydraulics industry.
Mr. Santhana Kumar
Director - Sales & Marketing
Santhana Kumar is a Mechanical Engineer from University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering. He is a postgraduate in Materials Management and has over 22 years of experience in Operations, SCM, Projects, Marketing & Business Development. A competent professional with a great eye for detail, he takes a practical approach to identifying and solving complex problems, with a drive to see things through to completion. He has implemented and driven many organizational initiatives and donned many senior management positions. As a Strategic Sales and Sourcing head, his business acumen coupled with robust techno-commercial skills has helped build the A&D business to incredible levels.
Mr. Martin Kirkham
Business Unit Head - US & Europe
A long serving, supply chain operations professional, with over 35 years of experience, Martin is qualified in electro-mechanical engineering, electronics and automotive engineering. He has worked at Honda as a Senior Quality Engineer responsible for the development of their European supply base and the localization of engine components for both the Civic and Accord power units. He has also worked for over 20 years for GE Aviation systems across the spectrum, for the development and manufacture of avionic systems. Skilled in quality management, operational management, program management, lean manufacturing and procurement, he’s always focused on delivering value to the customer, and sharing knowledge for the benefit of future generations.
Mr. Venkatachalam M.N.M.
Director - Quality
Venkatachalam M.N.M. has over 29 years of progressive experience in functional and leadership roles in quality assurance, project management, new product development, and plant operations in multiple industries across the automotive, A&D, railway and engineering sectors. He is a postgraduate in Manufacturing Management from BITS, Pilani, India and graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Institution of Engineers, India. Proficient in P&L accountability, building strategic relationships and global team building, he has successfully implemented and mentored lean practices, TPM, and Six Sigma to improve plant efficiency. He has worked in key organisations like Maruti Suzuki, Autoliv IFB, Faurecia Auto Seating Systems, TVS, and TE Connectivity.
Mr. Ram Sanjiv
Director - Operations
Ramsanjiv is an engineering professional from RVCE, Bangalore with 22 years of experience in sourcing, supply chain and manufacturing ops, with proven abilities in global sourcing, project management, factory, supplier, and customer management, and cost reduction programs in electronics, A&D, consumer goods and energy products. He has worked in MNCs like Timex, Tyco Electronics and Subros. An APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional, he facilitates commercial acumen, numbers primacy, operating effectiveness and business excellence. He is also a certified Vacuum Technology Specialist from American Vacuum Society.
Mr. Pawan V.V.R.
Director - Finance
Pawan is a Cost Accountant with over 13 years of experience in working with large Indian companies and multinationals at various levels. Armed with his primary expertise in business finance, and costing and taxation, he has set up various controls and processes in order to plug the loopholes in the system and increase internal financial accuracy and speed of delivery. He has also acquired experience in the operational aspects of large manufacturing concerns, start-up projects and successfully led them to achieve their business objectives. During his tenure with multinationals, he had the opportunity to deal with global customers and was further exposed to international management techniques.
Mr. Rajashekar Rai
Head - Human Resources
Rajashekar is an HR professional with over 18+ years of significant experience in the domain, and a key leadership member and strategic partner to the executive team. He holds an MSW in Human Resource from School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore University. He has worked in multinational organizations like Toyota Kirloskar Motor, TE India, and TVS Interconnect Systems Limited in key roles, and has experience in strategic planning, organizational/leadership development, employee relations, labor relations, employee recognition/communication, performance management, total rewards, and compliance. With a creative approach and critical thinking, he aligns HR strategy with business goals and measures their results, while leading industrial relations, learning and development.
Mr. Ravishankar C.V.
Director - Engineering
An expert in fostering, building, mentoring and managing creative teams to successfully architect, develop, certify and deliver challenging niche airborne LRUs and ground support equipment, Ravishankar has been instrumental in building SASMOS as a reputed entity as Chief of Design. He’s experienced in systems integration on aircraft and land based systems and has successfully built a domestic supply chain and vendor base. He’s worked with the top global OEMS to develop requirements and architect value added solutions, including home grown LRU designs. He has also developed tele-command and telemetry systems for prestigious satellite programs like SROSS, IRS and INSAT, and resolved technical mission critical problems as a scientist/engineer in ISRO. He has trained the staff at Singapore Airlines, Lockheed Martin, Citicorp and Wipro Systems and worked in multiple positions at Melinhawk Aerospace and ISRO.
Mr. NV Maslekar
Director – Business Development
Has over 40 plus years of experience, spanning across space research (ISRO), management institute (IIMA), defence manufacturing (HAL), in various capacities. Has been an entrepreneur, promoter, CEO, for over 17, providing IT services & customer building of mission critical product/services to Indian and multinational customers, globally. Has experience of establishing subsidiaries, branch office in USA, UK, SINGAPORE for business development, and obtain business. The product and services were provided to global industrial automation, defence, semiconductor equipment manufacturers, Nuclear power plants, health care product in companies in USA, UK, EUROPE, JAPAN AND IN INDIA. Successful design development and deployment of mission critical products, services have been published as Case studies by IIMB for usage by business schools globally. Has published Papers in technical publications and have a co-authorised a book “Application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for Pest Surveillance, Monitoring and Management" published by Springer Nature. At Sasmos, responsible for Electronics business development
Mr. Seturaman
Director – Finance
Sethuraman is a Mechanical Engineer from NIT Trichy and has done his PG Diploma in Management from IIM, Bangalore comes with 32 years of rich & significant professional experience. He has managed the Glodesi (Part of SASMOS Group company) operations for 2 year till June 2017. Since 2017 onwards he been the SASMOS group Finance Director. He started his career in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., he had a stint at the Strategic Planning function of the Reliance Industries. He then moved to Garware Polyester Limited, Mumbai and set up their American subsidiary during 1997-2000. Subsequently, he was with the Duncan-Goenka, Shetron and TMI Groups handling Corporate finance, Business Head and Business Development assignments. Immediately before joining SASMOS Group, he was Executive VP – Corporate finance and Business development with Rane Group of companies.
Mr. S R Mukherjee
Chief Operating Officer
A dynamic professional with more than 35 years of rich working experience in Aerospace & Defence, Automobile and Automotive component manufacturing establishments. A result-oriented Business Operations leader with dedicated client relationship and partnership, which are built on trust. Very well networked with Indian and global Aerospace & Defence OEMs, Automotive OEMs, Indian Industry bodies/Foreign Trade commissions, Defence Public Sector Units (HAL, NAL, BEL, BDL etc), DRDO, Ordnance Factories, Automotive certifying agencies/ labs, DGQA, Government bodies, Ministry of Defence & HQs of Indian Defence Forces etc. Experienced in leading cross functional teams and successfully managing Defence Programmes of national & strategic importance with focus on “Make in India” initiative/ policies of Govt of India. Well acquainted with DPP (Defence procurement Procedure), indigenization requirements/ policies, quality systems & procedures and their compliance for aerospace and defence products. Previously he was associated with Tata Advance Materials Limited (TAML), Eicher Engineering Components (A Business Unit of VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd.), Ashok Leyland Ltd., Bhandara and Hindustan Motors Ltd., Kolkata in key leadership positions.
Mr. Diwakar N Belavadi
Director - Operations & Engineering
A seasoned Business Operations & Engineering leader with 22 years of diverse experience with leading global players in the Fiber Optic Interconnectivity, Aerospace & Defence and Automotive Industries. Key skills include Business Strategy, Operations, Engineering, Program management and setting up of Green Field manufacturing sites. Possesses a very strong background in the domain of Fiber Optics with over 15 years of hands-on experience in designing & manufacturing customized Fiber Optic Interconnectivity Products catering to various applications.