TVS chair's daughter weds B'luru-based tech entrepreneur
Chennai: Lakshmi Venu, daughter of TVS Motor Company chairperson Venu Srinivasan and TAFE chairperson Mallika Srinivasan, on Thursday tied the knot with Bengaluru-based tech entrepreneur Mahesh Gogineni at a private function in Jodhpur.
The wedding, a traditional South Indian ceremony, was attended by close family and friends, said a statement from the family.
Lakshmi Venu, granddaughter of T S Srinivasan (TVS) and A Sivasailam (The Amalgamations Group), is managing director of Sundaram Clayton Limited(SCL) and director of TAFE Motors and Tractors Limited (TMTL).
She holds a doctorate from the University of Warwick and is a graduate in Economics from Yale University. She spearheads Sundaram Clayton, which has global auto majors, including Cummins, Volvo, Hyundai, Daimler and Paccar, as its customers. Lakshmi Venu is also credited with SCL s foray into the US with the setting up of a greenfield factory in Charleston, South Carolina, to manufacture high pressure die-cast and gravity cast parts.
Gogineni, the great grandson of Swatantra Party president and Padma Vibhushan awardee N G Ranga, is the son of Suguna and Dr. Kamalendra Gogineni. The tech entrepreneur is currently pursuing his second start-up, Gifskey.