With his knowledge, diverse business experience and global exposure, Guljit plays a vital role in the management of SKP Group, keeping in mind our rapid growth and future expansion plans. He has known SKP for over nine years, first as a client and since 2013, as a Senior Global Adviser.
His key role involves enabling SKP to develop into a truly global organisation, providing the necessary leadership and guidance in developing strategies, and providing a governance model based on human values to become an employer of choice with a continued focus on customer satisfaction.
Educated in the US and India, Guljit has over 42 years of successful global business experience and has worked in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific and has travelled extensively to all parts of the world.
He has played a major role in global outsourcing and has set up several large entities/businesses in the US, Europe and Asia. One of his major undertakings, a greenfield project, was the development/set-up of a manufacturing base of a world-class medical device operation in north India for a US corporation in record time.
An engineer and manager by training, Guljit has extensive experience in all aspects of running a global business. In his earlier years, he led the building and development of large and complex automated manufacturing pieces of machinery in the US to produce medical devices for global distribution.
Guljit has received several lifetime achievement awards and was a member of the Advisory Committee in the Department of Technology and Engineering at the College of Lake County in Illinois, USA for several years. Currently, he is on the Board of Directors for multiple companies and has served as a Senior Business Adviser to several others.
He supports many philanthropic causes and is a Founding Member and Director of two charities. Guljit finds it extremely satisfying to help people in need, especially supporting and guiding them through their educational process. When he gets a chance, he teaches school children by participating in the Junior Achievement Program supported by US corporations in the Chicago area.
In his free time, he enjoys travelling to new places, golfing, power-walking, horse riding and yoga.