CEO - GP Petroleums Limited
Mr. Hari Prakash is professional with about 37 years’ experience and proven delivery of leading business operations across diverse geographies. He is well known for his experience in Sales and marketing in the B2B and B2C Retail lubricant market, in addition to his operational experience. Since Dec 2015, Hari Prakash is the CEO of GP Petroleums Limited, a listed company, which manufactures and sells lubricants in India under their brand name IPOL. GP Petroleums is part of the conglomerate GP Global based in UAE.
Prior to joining GP Petroleums, Hari Prakash was working with Castrol as the Sales Director for SE Asia for their lubricant division based in Shanghai and Singapore. Over the 16 years with Castrol, he also worked with the parent group British Petroleum for an energy project under the guidance of the management guru C.K. Prahalad. This project won the Harvard Business review-McKinsey award.
Prior to working with Castrol, Hari also worked with Kennametal (Widia) engaged in Machine Tools, catering to the Automotive, Machinery and Steel industries.