Ashok is an independent Director on the board of Eka. As the Managing Director of Rubber Manufacturing Industries in Bangkok, and having been instrumental in setting up Latex Industries from scratch, he brings an immense wealth of international experience to the Eka board.
Ashok moved to India in 1995 as Managing Director of M/s Security Cards India Pvt. Ltd and M/s First Pacific Management Consulting Pvt. Ltd Bangalore. He also helped found Select Technologies Pvt Ltd, which was sold to Wipro E Peripheral in 2002.
Ashok has actively participated in several Royal Thai Government sponsored civic and health initiatives, noteworthy of these being active involvement with Magsaysay Award winner Dr. Vichai Veeravaidya’s projects on AIDS awareness and control programs. He received a special award from HRH Princess of Thailand for work done in the areas of rural health and community development in South Thailand. He is currently involved with various socio-cultural and charitable organizations in Bangalore and was named the Outstanding International Director for Rotary Bangalore South West.
With a Bachelor’s degree in Science and Post Graduation Diploma in Business Management, Ashok has also served as a guest faculty with IIM, Ahmedabad, and B.K.School of Business Management Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.