SMA South East Asia & India Management Team
Kanakatara Subramanian, Finance Director-India & SEA

Kanakatara Subramanian

Finance Director - SEA & India

Kanaka has been associated with SMA India Private Limited (SMA IN) since May 2013 and her journey till date with SMA IN has been very interesting, evolving and challenging.

Each new task was welcomed by her as an opportunity to learn and grow.

Her key competencies are people and process management and the role in SMA provides her an opportunity to represent the Organization for Financial, Statutory, Compliance and Legal requirements.

Developing strategies and processes to meet business requirements and reviewing the financial health of the Company are some of her core responsibilities.

Prior to SMA she was associated with Patni, JLL and E&Y.

C.P. Gupta, Service Director- India & SEA

C.P. Gupta

Service Director - SEA & India

Chandreshwar has over all 22 - years’ experience in Power Electronics, Medium, Large-scale solar projects & solar inverter services.

He joined SMA in 2011 as a part of the Service Team, elevated himself to one of the Heads of SMA Solar India and overlooks products & services for the company. He is monitoring and evaluating the performance of the service department, increasing the effectiveness as well as the efficiency by driving continual process improvement to achieve business goals & maximize customer satisfaction.

Prior to SMA , he was associated as a Project Manager in TATA BP Solar for 11 years and executed many solar projects in India and overseas.

He has proven ability to build & maintain good customer relationship.

Manuel Sebastian, Sales Director-India

Manuel Sebastian

Sales Director - India

Manuel Sebastian joined SMA in February 2013, after completing his Master’s degree in Renewable Energy from Newcastle University.

Over the years, he has consistently demonstrated solid work - ethics, thereby taking ever-increasing responsibilities in the Indian Sales team covering different geographies, and currently leads the team in India.

With his positive attitude, excellent communication skills & customer-centric approach, Manuel offers mature leadership by building trust & long-term relationships.

Karan Singh, Sales Director-South East Asia & South Asia

Karan Singh

Sales Director - SEA

Karan is an alumni of IIT Roorkee and has over 10 years of experience across the renewable industry spreading across multiple products and solution offerings.

He has been associated with SMA since 2014 and has grown organically from being a part of regional sales team to now leading the sales operation for the entire South East Asia & South Asia region.

He has a unique blend of responding to changes and making customers a part of SMA, this helped him drive success for both SMA and our customers.

Being passionate and focused on delivering customer centric solutions in an everchanging market dynamics has helped him succeed and grow with the organization.