Sukanto Aich
    Whole Time Director and
    Head of MarketingSection
    – Management team

    Mr. Sukanto Aich is an accomplished Enterprise Business leader with experience of working with Market Leaders in the field of Information Technology, Telecom, Office Automation and Lighting. His last corporate assignment before joining Philips Lighting was as President – Enterprise Business, Tata Teleservices.


    Mr. Aich’s core experience and competencies include managing P&L responsibility across different business segments, Enterprise (B2B/B2G) sales management, product management, managing presales consulting teams as well as managing a portfolio of equity invested medium and small portfolio companies. Across his various assignments, Mr. Aich has been responsible for Business Transformation and turnaround, creating strategic vision and plans while ensuring sustainable business processes. He has successfully groomed senior leadership talents who have gone on to manage important assignments in their respective careers.


    Mr. Aich has worked with Bharti Airtel Limited, HCL Infosystems Limited, the Tata Group and Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited in various senior management assignments. He has also been associated with the Association for People with Disability (APD), Bangalore in order to lend support to the cause of disability.


    Mr. Aich has done his management from IIM – Calcutta and his graduation in engineering from Jadavpur University. His continued learning has seen him successfully complete Executive Leadership Programs at INSEAD Singapore, ISB Hyderabad, IIM Ahmedabad and Bangalore.

    Rene van Schooten