Our Team

Management Team

Litex has been managed and promoted by Dr. Avinash D. Kulkarni, who has over 30 years experience in the US lamp industry. Litex was an idea cultivated when he was working at Westinghouse, USA.

The core team at Litex is comprised of highly qualified and competent individuals. The team is as under;

Dr. Avinash D. Kulkarni, Chairman & Managing Director

IIT (Mumbai), Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania, USA) Metallurgy

  • Over 14 years experience in lamp related research at Westinghouse, USA
  • 41 years of experience in Indian Light Industry
  • 5 US Patents, 20 Publications
  • Past President of Indian Society for Lighting Engineers (ISLE)
  • Past President of Electric Lamps and Components Manufacturing Association (ELCOMA)
Mr. Shirish Karkarey, Executive Director

B.E. (Chemical), Jadhavpur University, Kolkatta

  • Sales and Marketing experience with Indrol.
  • 34 years of experience in Indian lamp industry, sales, Marketing & Top Management
Mr. Uttam Kawade, Manager- Product Development

B.Sc. (Physics)

  • 38 years of experience with Litex in Manufacturing, Quality & Purchase.
  • 34 years of experience with process and product development
Dr. S. V. Rajarshi, General Manager

Ph.D. (Physics) – University of Pune

  • 26 years of experience with Litex in Product & Process Development
  • 15 Publications
  • Past Chairman of ISLE Pune Local Centre(2012 – 2015)