Ashwini Bakshi is the Managing Director of PMI's Europe and Sub-Sarahan Africa regions. He leads PMI's growth and organizational development in the combined region. Ashwini is responsible for PMI operations which include 66 chapters across two continents, bringing PMI closer to customer needs. He plays a crucial role in developing an enhanced local experience for our stakeholders across Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Ashwini is a versatile professional with over 25 years in solutions, business development, managed mergers, acquisitions, and alliances across diverse geographies of Europe and the Asia Pacific. He has worked in larger organizations like Nokia and Ericsson. He excels in creating value through resolving customers' needs through agile team-work, and aims to build trusted win-win relationships.
More recently, Ashwini served as the Managing Director for Kathrein Mobile Communications for the Asia Pacific region. He set up and led the company's R&D, supply chain, operations, sales, and systems integration partnerships in the region.
Ashwini has a Bachelor of Science from Delhi University and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in India. Ashwini is a squash enthusiast and a qualified yoga instructor. He loves to read, trade ideas, and enjoys music.