Mr. S D Gopalakrishnan is a B.Com Graduate from the Madras University and is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He has nearly four decades of rich and extensive experience in Financial and Management Accounting, Commercial Operations, Indirect Taxation and Costing. With in-depth knowledge in various disciplines of accounting and finance and proficiency in developing and implementing systems for streamlining various controls and processes, S D Gopalakrishnan joins Advinus with proven abilities to contribute towards improvement in operations, business growth and profit through analytical MIS and effective internal controls. Prior to joining Advinus, he was with Titan Company Limited, another Tata Group company, as an Associate Vice President, Commercial, and was instrumental in implementing the costing system for the watch, jewelry and precision engineering divisions of the company, establishing robust processes for business planning, monitoring performance and hedging the foreign currency exposures. He also played a key role in the implementation of SAP and Oracle systems in the company and in the setup of the Joint Venture of the company with Timex Watches Limited. At Titan, he was also a member of Watch Business Council of the Watch and Accessories Division of the Company apart from being a member of the Titan Management Council.