Rajendra Argade




BE (Mechanical Engineering), ICWA

Years of experience

35+ years

About Rajendra Argade

Mr. Rajendra Argade is a senior mentor at deAsra Foundation. He has 35+ years of experience in manufacturing, operations and supply chain management.


Mr. Argade is a gold medalist from COEP (mechanical engineering 1979 batch). Also having completed his ICWA, he brings on board over 35 years of experience in Professional Management, Manufacturing Operations, heading business units as a Senior General Manager and Head of Operations with multinational companies like Alfa Laval, Parker Hannifin and Tata Motors.

His expertise in managing Profit Centre/Cost Centre, Professional Management Practices, Business Process Management, Operations management & manufacturing of capital goods helps deAsra in providing the guidance to aspiring entrepreneurs within the manufacturing segment.

On a personal level, Mr. Argade is an avid wildlife photographer & exhibits his photography works at the annual exhibition of the organization “Shutterbugs”. His other passions include astronomy and playing “Bansuri” (flute).

As a part of his beliefs of ‘giving back to the society’, he has always been charitable on a personal level through various social causes like financially aiding girls’ education, annually sponsoring a meal for 300 people at “Akkalkot Trust” & providing education & healthcare to children of sex workers suffering from HIV through the NGO Manavya.

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Rajendra Argade

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