Mr. Nishikant Ektare holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from NIT, Nagpur. He possesses working experience in tube industry and steel plant
before joining Kirloskar ferrous industries in 1994. He joined Kirloskar Ferrous at Koppal Plant initially as maintenance incharge and subsequently promoted
to SBU head, pig iron plant in 2001. Having successfully led the Pig Iron business he was also given charge of the Koppal Foundry and the Plant in 2013 as
Chief Operating Officer.
Before joining ISMT, he was working as President-Koppal Plant and led various growth initiatives and projects at Koppal plant. He joined ISMT as Managing
Director on 10 Mar 2022 post the acquisition by Kirloskar Group. He is passionate about innovation and open to new and breakthrough ideas that could
disrupt the business positively. He is a native of Indore and an avid cricket enthusiast.