S. Vaitheeswaran (“Vaithee“) is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Manipal Global Education Services Private Limited (MaGE). In this role he is responsible to build and grow Medical schools and multi-disciplinary universities that the Company runs in Antigua, Dubai, Nepal and Malaysia. In India he steers the largest Banking Domain training initiative, Skill testing and Assessment through MeritTrac and nurtures Skill Development through a JV company.
Vaithee has more than 30 years of rich experience in the corporate world in areas of Sales and Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Operations, and Global Marketing. He has extensively travelled- both in the rural districts of India and globally across several countries.
He has spent a large time in the Automotive Industry and held the positions of Director – Sales & Marketing and COO – Eicher International. In his last assignment, before joining Manipal, he worked with Infosys where he led the Hi-Tech and Manufacturing Vertical for their BPO Unit. As Vice President, Delivery Excellence and Head – India Business he was also responsible for driving the global service delivery excellence across all businesses and providing leadership to drive Operational Excellence.
Vaithee is a member of the CII – CEO forum and also an active speaker and participant in the Higher Education panel of CII. He brings the much neededIndustry Academia Connect with his long experience in the corporate world. He is passionate on the potential of the youth and drives the need for Higher Education strongly through his Company, Industry bodies and the Regulators. Vaithee holds a post graduate diploma in Materials Management from the Institute of Materials Management and an Engineering degree from the University of Madras.