Mr S K Sharma has taken charge as the Chairman & Managing Director of Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) on Wednesday. He joined BEL in 1978 and had worked in multiple disciplines covering Electronic Warfare, Avionics, Network Centric Systems, Radars and Components, having served in various capacities at BEL's Bangalore, Ghaziabad and Hyderabad Units.
He was responsible for the development of Airborne Radar Warning Receivers and Avionic products in collaboration with DRDO. He was involved in the indigenous development of components for various strategic projects and was instrumental in setting up an automated production facility for Microwave Super-Components, a company press release said.
He was responsible for the successful execution of large land-mobile Electronic Warfare projects and induction of advanced Naval ESM systems for the armed forces. Mr Sharma was General Manager (Network Centric Systems) and head of BEL's Ghaziabad Unit before taking charge as Director (Bangalore Complex) in September 2011. At Bangalore Complex, he initiated various R&D and modernisation projects and achieved significant business growth.