About Dr. PK Iyenghar
Dr. PK Iyenghar is a recognized leader who is well-known for crafting a strategic vision to achieve business goals. He approaches each new business challenge with his intrinsic flair for innovation, creative problem solving, and measured risk taking for addressing business challenges and enhancing profitability.
Therefore, he moved ahead to finish his Master’s in business from the University of Bradford (U.K.). Thereafter, he started his career in India and the Middle East. During the early phases of his career he added professional milestones by working for top-notch organizations such as Brooke Bond India Limited, Tata Tea Limited in India, Liwa Trading Enterprises, Spinneys, emirates in Dubai, to name a few. He played an instrumental role in fine tuning an airline revenue accounting software for Emirates Airlines. This is where he demonstrated how he could dexterously apply his background training in computers for chasing goals in accounting. Using the software, data was captured and processed for the other airlines (Bureau services) much before the set deadline. This saved more than a US $0.5 Million in the first year of implementation.
After his stints with the airlines, he established himself as a high potential executive and accepted a role as a Managing Director for RED Gas India Private Limited. There, he was responsible for
managing the entire gamut of day-to-day operations of production and administration. His hard work reduced variable production cost and increased the average monthly production by 12%, resulting in savings of approximately INR 1Million.
In 2016-2017, he took up the role of a Chief Financial Officer at Afri Tea and Coffee Blenders in Tanzania. Later, he was deputed as the CEO at the company. During his tenure, he discovered that there were many gaps between all the departments – R & D, Sales, Procurement, Production and Branches. Consequently, he discussed with all the departmental heads and crafted corrective plans and polices. His efforts improved the efficiency of all the departments and resulted in cost savings worth more than US$1.0Million in the first year of implementation.
Today, PK Iyenghar is the most sought-after professional for his proven expertise at financial management, organizational leadership, production and procurement planning, forensic auditing, statutory compliance, FOREX and working capital management, budgeting and forecasting. This is because, over 3 decades, he has proven his mettle in handling an entire gamut of accounting operations and audits. He maintains active involvement with streamlining process operations and enhancing business growth.