MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER,
DAIKIN AIRCONDITIONING INDIA PVT. LTD.
MEMBER OF THE BOARD (NON-RESIDENT) ,DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LIMITED JAPAN
(SENIOR ASSOCIATE OFFICER)
REGIONAL GENERAL MANAGER, AIR CONDITIONING BUSINESS, INDIA & EAST AFRICA
Mr. Kanwal Jeet Jawa is admired world over for his contributions to the
air conditioning Industry. Mr. Jawa is a veteran in the air conditioning
industry with four decades of experience that incorporates creating value
simultaneously for the brand and to the customers, and for initiating, planning and successfully
implementing the tasks. As a senior associate officer of Daikin industries Japan, he is an integral part
of leadership team contributing in the decision making process to enhance Business globally. He is
respected for his long time dedication and support as the consistent grass root contributor, who has
displayed a willingness to do whatever is necessary to contribute to the success of Daikin. He has
actively participated in every event and was largely involved in establishing and consistently
promoting the sector and continue to play such a vibrant role.
His long term vision to improve the lagging skill level prevailing in the Indian HVAC industry,
especially in the unorganized sector, led to the inception of a successful CSR initiative, focused on
training and learning, which has now come to be named as Daikin “Centers of Excellence”. His
interest in the skill development; and improvement in the employability of the workforce has made
him dabble in the field of academics & skill development. And as the President of Daikin Japanese
Institute of Manufacturing Excellence (DJIME), he is supporting and spearheading the IndoJapan collaborative initiative in India on behalf of Daikin.
He holds prestigious position in the Executive Committee of Indian Green Building Council (IGBC);
and is the Vice Chairman, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Delhi State. He is also holding
President’s Chair of Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Manufacturers Association (RAMA) and sits on
the advisory board of Lal Bahadur Shastri College of Management, Delhi; and a member of the
governing body of the renowned Bhartiya Skill Development University, Jaipur.
His multifaceted personality, immense perseverance and sustained hard work have helped him
explore the unexplored and brought him phenomenal accomplishments. He is known for his business
acumen, innovative Ideas and people centric leadership. Mr. Jawa is truly an iconic alchemist.