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Ashoka Achuthan, Senior Advisor
Mr. Ashoka Achuthan is a senior corporate executive with close to three decades of experience in Finance, Corporate Development and M&A with major multinational corporations. He is currently employed as Chief Financial Officer of Coda Automotive Group based in Santa Monica, California.
Mr. Achuthan worked with Siemens AG, a diversified global electrical and electronics firm for more than twenty years in a variety of Finance related roles. During his career, he assumed progressively larger responsibilities in Treasury and Finance functions and culminating in the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Siemens VDO Automotive Corporation in Auburn Hills, Michigan. After leaving Siemens, Mr Achuthan has also served in key Finance roles at Cooper Industries, ATC Technology Corporation and Key Plastics prior to joining Coda Automotive Group in 2011.
Mr. Achuthan is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) with undergraduate degree from University of Bombay, India and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

C.R. Rajan, Senior Advisor
Mr. Rajan is a senior corporate executive in India with over three decades of experience in strategy, operations and marketing with major Indian corporations.
Having recently retired from Murugappa Group, one of the leading conglomerates based in Chennai, India as President of Strategy and Development, Mr. Rajan is currently engaged as Advisory consultant to Coromandel Fertilizers. Murugappa Group is a market leader in India across a spectrum of products including fertilizers, abrasives, automotive chains, car door frames and steel tubes. Mr. Rajan held several senior management positions during his tenure at the company including General Manager, EID Parry and Group Vice President for Strategic Planning. Previously, Mr. Rajan was employed as a General Manager with Minerals and Metals trading Corporation (MMTC), a public sector corporation based in New Delhi, India.
Mr. Rajan holds undergraduate degree in Physics from Delhi University and Masters in Business Administration from FMS in Delhi, India. He is currently a lead consultant for Wista Consulting Associates and is also involved in teaching management and strategy courses at various Business Schools in India including Indian School of Business (ISB), Loyola Institute of Business administration (LIBA) and Institute of Financial Management & Research (IFMR).