Varun Vijay Rao
President – India
Varun Vijay Rao joined CIRCOR as President – India in February 2018. He is responsible for driving growth and strategy in the region and is a key member of the CIRCOR leadership team. Prior to joining CIRCOR, he served as Managing Director at Actuant India and at ArvinMeritor. His career includes positions with several global firms, including Cummins. Mr. Rao has served in management roles in areas such as product and global marketing management, corporate development and strategy (with an emphasis on emerging markets) in the US and India. He also has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, business development, operations, technology creation, shared service centers and supply chains. Mr. Rao earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Physics from Elon College and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University.