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About Us

Vulcan Management is a unique collection of global executives with proven operational expertise in all the management functions needed for an enterprise to be a market leader in creating value for their customers. We are comprised of team members with experience and expertise in leadership roles and individual functions. We are experienced leaders having run global businesses successfully in developed countries as well as developing countries.

Our experience includes starting businesses and operations in all the continents as well as successfully turning around under-performing businesses. Our team members have many years of working experience with multinational companies, such as McDonalds, Cameron, Roper Industries, PricewaterhouseCoopers, CompAir, Ingersoll Rand, and Noble Drilling.

Dilip Mistry

EVP- Engineering and Technology

Dilip is a globally acclaimed technocrat with proven credentials in combining technology with business needs. Vastly experienced in setting up global engineering and technology centers, he was responsible for laying out enterprise strategy and business model for serving global business locations from an engineering center with a staff of 500 in India. He is an expert in laying out technology road maps to build and drive long term enterprise business strategy. His expertise also includes driving new product development process for accelerated product launches. In his prior role, he was the Vice President of Engineering and Technology at Ingersoll Rand

He holds a Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, alongside the several certifications.

Wayne Wootton

EVP- Global Supply Chain

Wayne is an expert in global supply chain management with special emphasis on low cost country sourcing and contract manufacturing for managing profitability as well as improved inventory turns while maintaining highest standards of quality of products and service. He is a very well connected,globally-oriented executive, and known for his ability to set up supply chain at a fast pace to create competitive advantage in cost, quality, and lead time. His specialty includes contract manufacturing with cost efficiency. In his recent past Wayne was the Vice President of Global Sourcing for Process and Compression at Cameron International and prior to that he was Vice President of Global Supply Chain at ABB Vetco Grey.

Luis Moreno

EVP - Materials Management

Luis is an expert in sales, inventory, and operations planning (SIOP), and materials management. He has extensive experience in improving customer service levels and inventory turns performance in large and complex businesses through process standardization. Selected areas of specialization include SIOP, inventory strategy and planning, master production scheduling, materials planning, and ERP system optimization. His past experience includes Director of SIOP and Director of Inventory and Materials Management at Ingersoll Rand, and Principal Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

He earned his Master of Engineering in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University.

Capt. Ashwani Pathak

EVP- Global Logistics
Head Africa

A Master Mariner, he has over three decades of experience in shipping, port management, and logistics. He is highly experienced in cross border alliances, joint ventures, international businesses, market entry and development. His expertise includes shipping, transport, logistics, supply chain, business development, strategic planning and corporate marketing. He also has his own interest in shipping & logistics, mining and infrastructure businesses in Africa and the Middle East. He has traveled across the globe and has experience working with various shipping lines and ports in large variety countries. He brings unrivaled expertise in global shipping and logistics management.

He holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Luton.

Shailesh Thaker

Head –India Operations

An accomplished executive, having more than three decades of experience in field of finance and general management in a global organization. Working as a navigator of business, he has successfully lead teams striving for high business growth, operational excellence, and continual improvement. Over and above his expertise in controls and compliance aspects of enterprise, he brings in deep knowledge of process and system designing and has played leadership role in ERP migrations. He has proven track record of delivering continual and sustainable performance improvement by driving operational excellence and cost improvements. He is an expert in leading with the financial acumen to drive business and cultural transformation successfully. As a facilitator of business growth, he has extensive experience in the application of cost – volume – profit relationships and had been part of many successful product launches and large project wins. His other skills include risk management and mitigation as well as working capital and cash flow improvement. He is an expert on the Indian Business environment, especially for success of multinational companies.

Shailesh has a dual Bachelor's degree in Commerce and Law. He is a Certified Charted Accountant and a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is also a Certified Cost Accountant and a member of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India

Vinay Singh

EVP- HR practices

Vinay is a seasoned global human resources professional with extensive experience in HR strategy and program execution in over 50 countries globally. He has worked with large US and European global organizations such as Johnson Controls, and ALSTOM and represented diverse industrial sectors such as Automotive, Energy (Oil & Gas), Engineering, Chemical/Process, Pharmaceuticals, and Information Technology. He is an expert in designing HR strategy, developing processes, programs and implementing and evaluating programs globally in the areas of talent acquisition, management, development, succession planning, plant & engineering technical centers, HR operations, employee engagement, compensation, HR Analytics/Metrics, organizational capacity and capability building, developing leaders, employee and labor relations, supporting mergers and acquisitions and post-transaction integration. In his recent past he was the Group Director, Global HR at CIRCOR international.

He earned Masters Degree in HR &. Labor Relations from University of Wisconsin and is a certified compensation professional. He also has a Masters Degree in Social Work

Eric Wu

Country Head-China

Eric Wu is an expert on China market. He has intimate knowledge of China market and economy. He specializes in developing and growing business in China. He has two decades of experience in chemical/petrochemical, mechanical, energy, and high technology industries. Eric has worked in various disciplines including engineering, sales, marketing, operations, business development, and M&A. He started his career with SINOPEC Shanghai Engineering Co. as the Process Engineer. His experience includes Sales Specialist and Product Manager, Asia Pacific at Atlas Copco. Business Unit Manager for Asia Pacific at Ingersoll Rand, and Marketing Director for Asia pacific and Middle East for Cameron Centrifugal Compression Business. In his most recent assignment, he was the Managing Director of China for Areesys – a high technology company founded in Silicon Valley. He was the key member of the start-up team.

Eric holds a Bachelor of Thermal Energy Engineering from TongJi University, China and received the MBA degree from China Europe International Business School.

Fabrizio De Candia

Head Europe Region

Fabrizio is a global executive with extensive experience in managing global businesses as well as successfully leading regional teams in Asia, Europe and North America for sustained growth. He has unique expertise in working with multiple business partners across the globe for successfully managing large EPC contracts. His skill sets include negotiating and executing complex international projects. He has successfully lead teams for business transformation, process management, and cultural transition in diverse, multinational organizations. He has proven credentials in managing M&A process and negotiations, Integration strategy, developing and implementing global growth strategies, consolidation and restructuring of businesses, and Building consortium and Joint Ventures for large global EPC contracts. He held leadership roles in companies like Alstom, Cambridge Energy Research Associates, Entergy and InterGen. His experience includes General Manager at Alstom, Managing Director at Entergy, Director Business development at InterGen and Director European Power at Cambridge Energy Research associates. In his most recent assignment, he was the Group Vice President of Power and process at Circor International.

He is a graduate of The Advanced Management Program at INSEAD, France. He holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign