known as Jimmy at home and to close friends is the kind
of chap who always looks ahead and stays ahead. Ever since
he was born on 4-June-1957, he’s always right where
the action is.
Schooling at Delhi and a 5 year stint at Aligarh Muslim
University, India prepared him for a career in Mechanical
Engineering. He joined the Bhilai Steel Plant in April 1980,
and was Assistant Manager with the Industrial Engineering
Always bouncing with boundless energy, his handsome looks
and a lopsided smile have reportedly set many a fair heart
a flutter. The reason for his excess energy can of course,
be traced to his penchant for getting all his work done
with the minimum of effort.
At present Mr. Sunil Thawani is working as Senior Manager
– Corporate Govn., Business Excellence Department
for Sama Dubai, an international Real Estate Investment
and Development company in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
He is MBA and Engineering with 25 years of experience,
practically trained and recognized hands-on professional,
who enjoys helping others to succeed.
He has assisted many organisations to enhance their business
performance in terms of quality, cost and delivery and has
significant achievements to his credit.
Throughout his career he has sought “opportunities
to improve in many aspects of life, enhancing the quality
of life.” To that end, he has become involved in many
activities and increased his skills through becoming:
Senior Examiner and Team Leader Business
Member of the Jury – Sheikh Khalifa
Excellence Award and Dubai Quality Award
American Society for Quality (ASQ)
certified Six Sigma Black Belt
Principal Auditor, QMS:2000, IRCA
For his contribution to leadership in the field of quality
management, ASQ honored Mr. Thawani, with a Testimonial
Award. As Member of Jury for Business Excellence Award,
he had the honour to meet H. H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid
Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai in 1998 and H.H. Sheikh
Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. On successful completion of
the tour he had the honour of meeting Late Mr. Rajiv Gandhi,
Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.
Mr. Thawani is also a speaker and author. He has addressed
several International Quality Conferences including the
Eighth World TQM Congress, Dubai, October 2003. A collection
of articles written by him can be accessed through www.qualitywaves.com.
Outside of the office, Mr. Thawani enjoys reading and traveling.
He has met, interacted and learnt from some of the world’s
eminent management gurus like Prof. Hitoshi Kume, Prof.
Nariaki Kano, Prof. Massaki Imai, Prof. Yoshio Kondo, Dr.
James Harrington, Dr. Edward de Bono, Mr. Janak Mehta, and
Mr. David Luther.
Mr. Thawani also enjoys time with his wife, Neha, and their
two daughters, Surbhi and Taruna.
He was selected in World’s Who’s Who of Professionals
in year 2001.
He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org