Mr. Bhaskar Bhat,Chairman

Mr. Bhaskar Bhat, is a B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering) from IIT Madras (1976) and has completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Ahmedabad (1976). Most of his working experience has been in Sales & Marketing. He started work as a Management Trainee at Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co. Pvt. Ltd. in 1978. After spending five year at Godrej, he joind the Tata Watch Project which was initiated at Tata Press Limited. Since 1983 he has been associated with the Tata Watch Project which later become Titan Watches Limited and is now Titan Industries Limited. At Titan, Mr. Bhaskar Bhat has handled Sales & Marketing, HR, International Business and General Managerial Assignments.

Mr. Bhaskar Bhat is a member of the Governing Council at the T.A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal and the SDM Institute of Management and Development, Mysore. Mr. Bhat was appointed as the Chairperson of the Board of Governors at the new National Institute of Technology established at Uttarakhand. He is also a director in Virgin Mobile India Limited, a Joint venture of Tata Teleservices and Virgin Group, UK.

Mr. Bhaskar Bhat Received the Distinguished Alumnus Award in IIT Madaras in 2008. Mr Bhaskar Bhat was conferred the Qimpro Gold Standard Award for Business in February 2010. Mr. Bhaskar Bhat won the Most Admired Retail Professional of the year 2011 at the India Retail Forum 2011.

Mr. Bhaskar Bhat has been the Managing Director at Titan Industries since April, 2002.