President, Smiths Medical
was born in India and completed his early schooling there and in Kuwait. He has
a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology &
Science, Pilani, India and an M.S. from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
He completed his MBA in Finance & Operations Management at the University
of Rochester in 1984.
began his career with GE on the Marketing Management Program in GE Plastics in
Massachusetts and New York. Upon
completion, he became a Field Market Development Specialist in Chicago. In 1989, he joined GE Medical Systems in
Wisconsin as a Product Manager and held several positions of increasing responsibility
in Marketing & Global Product Management in the Accessories, Mammography,
Radiography & Fluoroscopy businesses.
In 1998, he moved to Paris, France, where he led the Global Vascular
Business and in 1999 was promoted to VP, Services for Europe/Middle East/Africa.
returned to Wisconsin in 2001 to lead Global Services for GE Medical Systems.
He was promoted to the role of GM, Global X-Ray in 2003. In January 2004, he became Chief Marketing
Officer for GE Healthcare Technologies, with a charter to drive organic growth and
deliver a consistent brand image for the business.
March 2006, he was recruited to become President of Smiths Medical, a $1.4B
annual revenue division of Smiths Group. plc, headquartered in London and a
member of the FTSE100 on the London Stock Exchange. In 2008, as a part of a
wider restructuring of Smiths Group, Srini moved the headquarters of Smiths
Medical from London to St. Paul, Minnesota, where the division has a
2006, Srini has enjoyed the challenge of leading Smiths Medical from a
collection of small, stand-alone P&Ls to a unified division with common
global processes, driving functional excellence, operating on a global ERP
system and delivering steady customer satisfaction and profitability
In his spare time, Srini enjoys volunteering with the American Red Cross,
where he is on the board of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Twin Cities Chapter. He
also enjoys music and reading, while passionately following cricket and soccer.
His mania appears to peak and ebb around world cups.