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Mr. Amit Gossain, Managing Director, KONE Elevator India

Mr. Amit Gossain, Managing Director, KONE Elevator India

An Industrial and Production Engineer with Masters in Management and Systems from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Delhi, Amit joined KONE India as Managing Director in 2015.

KONE is a leader in the elevator and escalator industry globally and in India. Listed in the most innovative companies list of Forbes for eight times, innovation has been a strategic imperative for KONE. Constantly developing technology is an integral part of KONE’s commitment to improve the flow of urban life.

Prior to KONE, Amit was the Executive Vice President for JCB India Limited with responsibilities for Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Product Management and Corporate Affairs for India and South Asia.  Amit worked with JCB for a decade and under his leadership, brand JCB was awarded amongst India’s most impactful brands twice. 

Amit has worked both in India and overseas. After working with L&T Earth Moving and Construction Equipment division in India, he worked for close to 10 years in Sydney, Australia with CNH Global, one of the world leaders in Agricultural and Construction equipment. He worked in various leadership roles, with the final assignment as Head of Sales and Marketing – Construction Equipment Group for Asia Pacific which included Australia, New Zealand, Oceania and Southeast Asia, before moving back to India to join JCB in 2005.

Amit is currently the Co-Chair of the CII National Committee on Real Estate & Housing and past Chairman of the Urban Development and Smart Cities Committee, as well as the past Chairman of the Solid Waste Management Committee for CII. He represents IEEMA as Chairman for Elevators & Escalators Division. Amit was the President of Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association and the past Chairman of Finland Chamber of Commerce in India.

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