Mr. Christman a seasoned corporate leader. He is intensely focused on delivering value-added solutions to customers world-wide by leveraging technology, innovation, and capitalizing on market opportunities. After completing his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, Indiana, he began his career as a design engineer for the Ford Motor Company. After obtaining his MBA in Marketing and Finance from the University of Michigan he joined Case Corporation in the Strategic Planning Group.
Over his 30 year career with Case and CNH Industrial, he held several senior positions including Sr. VP Europe, Sr. VP Parts, Sr. VP Product Management & Business Development, President Worldwide Case IH, President NA Agricultural Business and Chief Commercial Governance and Supply Chain Officer. Mr. Christman then became CEO of GSI in 2005. After the sale of GSI, he became an Executive Partner at Giant Partners that specializes in the development of growth strategies. In January 2008, he became the Chairman of Caresoft Global.
He has served as the Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). Currently, he is a Member of the Board of Trustees for the Carthage College and is also currently serving on the Strategic Planning and Small Enterprise steering committees for AEM.
Mathew Vachaparampil grew up in an entrepreneurial family in India. He completed his mechanical engineering degree from the University of Madras and did his Masters in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
After completing his MS in 1993, he commenced his career with Case New Holland (CNH), part of the FIAT Group as part of the Management Leadership program. During his long tenure in the farm equipment industry, Mathew has worked in manufacturing, engineering, business development, marketing, parts & service, and business process outsourcing.
He has traveled extensively across the globe as part of his sales career and speaks six different languages. In recognition of his results and leadership potential, Mathew was sponsored to pursue an MBA at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago. After several great years with CNHi, Mathew joined Caresoft Global as the CEO.
Mathew's global experience, credibility, and ability to build and nurture relationships at all levels has helped Caresoft achieve significant milestones and emerge as a preferred automotive benchmarking, manufacturing cost reduction and IT services supplier for several global OEMs and suppliers.
Terry Woychowski began his career with General Motors immediately upon graduation from Michigan Technological University (MTU) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1978. Terry had a very active and successful career at GM, where he served for 12 years as the Full-Size Truck Vehicle Chief Engineer, a product that won numerous prestigious industry awards. He went on to serve as the Global Vice President of Program Management, responsible for the program management Vehicle Line Executives and Vehicle Chief Engineers of all GM programs around the world, and later became the Global Vice President of Quality and Vehicle Launch.
He retired from General Motors in 2012, where he later accepted the position as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Quality at American Axle and Manufacturing. He is currently the VP of Advanced Technology Development at LINK Engineering Company in Plymouth Michigan.
During his career, Terry has served on many boards including SGM in China, The Engineer Society of Detroit where he served as President. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of MTU. He is a lifetime trustee of the Rackham Foundation
Terry has participated in several humanitarian missions to Albania and Kosovo following the Kosovo war and Haiti following the devastating earthquake there. Terry’s family charitable organization sponsored two MTU Senior Design Capstone projects to develop human-powered grain mills that were built and deployed in sub-Saharan regions of Africa.
Terry helped organize and execute an Advanced Propulsion training program at MTU to help retrain displaced engineers during the recession which was broadcast remotely to the Detroit area during this difficult time. Terry was the first recipient of the Michigan Tech Alumni Humanitarian Award in 2011 and he was inducted into the Academy of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics in 2007.
Terry attended the Duke University Fuqua School of Business Advanced Management Program and was presented with an Honorary Doctor of Business Management Degree from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2003.
At Caresoft, Terry plays a strategic role in growing customer relationships, building next-gen solutions, and mentors the global leadership team.
Kalyan Nagarajan - President, Engineering Business Unit
Kalyan is a mechanical engineer with over 18 years of experience in diverse segments such as Business & Quality Consulting, Six Sigma, and Lean Manufacturing, Engineering Services – Design, Manufacturing, Quality, and After-sales, BPO processes (Voice/Non-voice).
He is a Master Black Belt (Lean Six Sigma) with hands-on experience in implementing these methodologies in various businesses, from Automotive OEMs, Tier-1s to Process industries, and Services. He is also well versed in quality management system standards. He has done his MBA from INSEAD.
Kalyan joined us during our first big leap in 2010 and has been instrumental in managing all operations in Europe, establishing key partnerships and driving sales ever since. Under his leadership, Caresoft grew immensely both organically and in-organically while expanding our reach into different domains and markets within Europe.
He understands Caresoft services very well (across all domains) and with his wealth of experience in the Engineering Services business, supported by Lean Six Sigma Consulting experience and solution mindset, he can articulate the customer requirements in a better way and propose customized yet a well-integrated solution satisfying the business objectives.
He has lead major global projects executed for one of our key customers and is a trusted resource for managing complex global deployments.
In his current role, he is now helping Caresoft to diversify the portfolio further in the EU expanding from the existing customer base and is managing all our EU operations including key customer relationships.
Anita Burke started her career with General Motors and for 28 years held various positions in product design, aftersales engineering, vehicle performance, and most recently as the Global Vehicle Chief Engineer for Mid-Size Trucks and Commercial Vans. She is a dynamic leader with a record of success in vehicle vision/ strategy, developing and launching products for global markets. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan.
She joined Caresoft Global as a subject matter expert and plays a key role in driving global cost reduction programs.
Richard comes with extensive experience of over 20 years in varied industries. He was instrumental in setting up of off-shore development/design centers for many OEM’s globally through the various organizations that he was associated with.
Richard started working with Caresoft since its inception and plays an integral role in the growth of Caresoft across competencies and geographies worldwide with both new and existing strategic customers.
Currently, Richard heads global technology, innovation, and strategy. He drives the global product strategy. He brings in a wealth of experience in the outsourcing of the automotive, agricultural and construction equipment, heavy engineering, and information technology sectors.
Richard maintains key customer relationships for Caresoft and helps drive strategy for Customers by devising solutions that bring in efficiency and cost-saving by using the products and services offered by Caresoft.
Steve Jakubiec comes with over 3 decades of experience across various functions in the automotive and manufacturing value chain. Steve has spent over 35 years in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles working in different capacities in design, material development, vehicle integration, new product development programs, and advanced engineering pursuits such as autonomous driving.
Steve excels in developing cross-functional teams spanning concept to production and his success in international assignments in widely known in the industry. Steve has a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University, USA.
Arjun graduated in mechanical engineering from the University of Mysore, Karnataka, India, and started his career in 1992. He has worked in the automotive and manufacturing sectors at Visteon Automotive Systems and Delphi Automotive Systems for over 13 years.
His role in manufacturing was focused on areas such as manufacturing costing, manufacturing planning, process design, manufacturing documentation, interfacing with suppliers, development of machinery & tooling, and setting up of new product lines with exposure to lean manufacturing and quality engineering.
Using his deep-rooted experience in core manufacturing, Arjun moved into manufacturing engineering services and later handled processes around procurement and other domains for the past several years. While expanding his domain knowledge and engineering skills, Arjun also gained a good understanding of business finance and its drivers in the service industry. This helped him move rapidly into a leadership role as Vice President in a leading IT Services company where he was responsible for the service delivery and focused on providing solutions in the engineering domain, Procure to Pay (P2P) BPO functions.
He also had a brief stint at Cognizant Technology Solutions before joining Caresoft Global.
Currently, Arjun is the Vice President of Global Operations at Caresoft. He drives operations strategy for Caresoft and provides leadership in establishing and sustaining delivery excellence for global customers. Also, Arjun drives several strategic initiatives that strengthen Caresoft's internal controls and business processes which have an impact on both customers and the enterprise.
Arul is a Mechanical Engineer with over 28 years of experience in the areas of operations, corporate finance, business development, manufacturing, and quality engineering. He is an all-rounder, a professional who has seen several ups and downs in businesses. He has travelled to several countries to accomplish business and statutory requirements. He has an in-depth knowledge of global compliance norms relative to taxes, EXIM and rebates.
He has spent more than 15 years working for a major global Tier -1 auto component supplier and has been part of Caresoft since its inception.
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