Valeo is a leading automotive component supplier and partner to all auto OEM’s worldwide. It focuses on the design, production and sale of components, integrated systems and modules for cars and trucks. Established in 1923 in France, it today employs 74,800 people at its 124 production sites, 16 Research centers, 35 Development centers and 12 distribution platforms in 29 countries throughout the world. The Group appointed Mr. Sanjay Sethi as National Finance Director for Valeo India Private Limited, which in January 2015 set up its 6th factory in India with an investment of INR 1000 million.
After working as Management trainee in Ranbaxy Laboratories, Sanjay joined HMT’s Machine Tools Division as Assistant Finance Manager. Later during his long stint at Delphi Packard, India he progressed through many roles like Senior Finance Analyst, Finance and HR Manager – Asia Pacific for Delphi Aftermarket, Finance Director for Delphi Diesel Aftermarket at Warwick, UK; moving on to Delphi Fuel Handling Business Unit & Powertrain Asia Pacific (Shanghai, China) and lastly Delphi Diesel Systems (Paris, France). From August 2012 he moved on to become a Management Consultant for Delphi Diesel Systems and other clients.
After a successful stint with Valeo India, Sanjay got elevated to take up a bigger responsibility within the group, moving to United States, as the North America Finance Director.