Anurag Asthana, MS, MBA
Site Director and Board Member, Covidien India Engineering Center
Anurag Asthana leads the effort in managing relationships with engineering service providers from India and China, and he has been instrumental in helping to establish the India Engineering Services Centre. He brings with him over 15 years of experience gained in various capacities at multinational companies like Xerox, General Electric, and Hill-Rom, in the areas of engineering, product development, quality, and Six Sigma. Over the course of his career, he led various new initiatives such as the implementation of a company-wide design for Six Sigma, Reliability Engineering programs, along with outsourcing and off-shoring efforts. Anurag is a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Louisville, and another Master’s degree in Reliability Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Colorado State University.