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Vir S Advani

Vice Chairman & Managing Director of Blue Star Limited

Vir S Advani holds Bachelors Degrees in Systems Engineering and in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He has also completed a comprehensive Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Mr Advani, after a 2-year working stint in private equity in New York, joined Blue Star Infotech Ltd in 2000 and then founded Blue Star Design and Engineering Ltd in 2003, designated as its CEO. In 2007, he moved to Blue Star as Vice President-Corporate Affairs and later became Executive Director in 2010. In April 2016, he was appointed as the Managing Director of the Company, and in April 2019, he was elevated to Vice Chairman and redesignated as Vice Chairman & Managing Director. In his enhanced role, he is the primary interface between the Board and the Executive Management, and directly oversees the Professional Electronics & Industrial Systems business, International Operations, Corporate Finance, Corporate Human Resources, Information Technology and Corporate Planning.

Mr Advani is active in CII; he is an elected member of the CII National Council, CII Western Region Council and a member of various National Councils including International & Trade Policy.

Company Profile:

Blue Star is India’s leading air conditioning, commercial refrigeration and MEP (Mechanic Electrical, Plumbing and Fire-fighting) contracting company with almost 80 years of experience. The Company offers a plethora of cooling solutions and has also made inroads into water and purification, engineering facilities management, commercial kitchen and healthcare refrigeration including vaccine refrigeration. The Company’s integrated business model of a Manufacturer, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services provider; and an After-sales service provider enables it to offer comprehensive solutions for the Residential, Commercial and Infrastructure segments. The Company has an expansive global footprint.

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