Ashith Hegde

Managing Director, Asia Pacific Region

Ashith Hegde was appointed managing director for the Asia-Pacific Region in September 2013. Prior to heading the office in Mangalore, India, he worked at the Arkieva headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware. Hegde’s areas of expertise include demand management, inventory planning, inventory structural and investment analysis, as well as working with business executives and supporting their needs for performance management and KPI reporting using the Arkieva software. His most recent assignment was managing one of Arkieva’s key multinational chemical accounts.

Hegde has a Master of Engineering Degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Supply Chains and Operations Management from the University at Buffalo, New York. He received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manipal University, India. He is also certified in Production and Inventory Management.

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Welcome to Mangalore!
“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city”. At Arkieva, we have three offices worldwide. Arkieva expanded its global presence by looking East in September 2013 and opening office at Mangalore, a small city on the west coast of the southern state of Karnataka, India.

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  • Effect of Lockdowns on Essential Goods Value Chain

    These interesting times that we are currently living through have thrown open a lot of challenges. Organizations and decision-makers must be agile and innovative to overcome the challenges that COVID-19 has thrown at us. In India, we had 2 lockdown periods in the last 15 months. Being a supply chain student, I try to watch and analyze day-to-day situations with a lot of interest and I see one area that needs improvement when lockdowns are implemented.

  • Supply Chain Planning Challenges: Exciting Times Ahead

    This past week Arkieva attended the India Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit & Awards 2016 in Mumbai. While attending the Summit we were able to discuss with our supply chain colleagues the many supply chain planning challenges we face every day in the industry. We invite you to share in the knowledge and discussions we were able to collect for this blog post. We at Arkieva are already preparing for those exciting supply chain planning challenges ahead; are you ready for these exciting times?

  • Welcome to Mangalore!

    Mangalore, located on the west coast of India is the location for the Indian office of Arkieva. It is a great place to work, live, and visit. Enjoy this short write up about the city. And it is a food lover's paradise. You will enjoy reading this post from Ashith and Shefali.


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