N. RAMANATHAN (b. 1946)
Independent Counsellor in Quality-based Management
Adviser (TQM) SRF Limited
He is associated for 47 years in industry in diverse roles. From October 2005, he has been independent counsellor, engaged in training and in counselling of select companies and has been associated with seven successful Deming Prize challenges. Mr. Ramanathan took responsibility of President of Indian Society for Quality (ISQ) from 2003-2010. He was Board member of Asian Network for Quality (ANQ) from 2007-2011; Chairman of Awards Committee 2009-10 and founded the Ishikawa-Kano Award. He was Board Member of National accreditation Board for Certifying Bodies (NABCB, part of Quality Council of India) from 2000-2004 and served as Chairman of NABCB from 2004-2008. He was also CII, Chairman of the TQM Technical Committee from 1997-2004.