Jayant Davar

Mr. Jayant Davar is the Founder, Co-Chairman & Managing Director of Sandhar Technologies Limited. The Company manufactures diverse range of automotive components.
STL operates out of 4 countries and 41 manufacturing plants. From its inception in 1985, Sandhar has grown to be a one of the leading component suppliers to most of the Automotive OEM’s and Tier 1 suppliers. The company employs over 8200 people.
Mr. Davar is a Mechanical Engineer and is also an alumni of Harvard Business School. He has been conferred with the distinguished alumnus award by his High School (Springdales School, New Delhi) and his Engineering College (Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala).
He has also been actively involved in several professional bodies as given below:

Offices Held::


  • Advisory Committee Member - Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Germany
  • Advisor - Pillar 4 - JV/ TA/ M&A/ Overseas Investments/ Industry Associates, Automotive Component
    Manufacturers Association
  • Member Governing Council- Indian Institute of Management, Amritsar
  • Founder Trustee - Sandhar Foundation
  • Confederation of Indian Industry
    - Executive Committee Member - National Council
    - Member - Trade Fair Council
  • Member – Haryana Government Sectoral Committee on Auto & Auto Components
  • Governing Body Member- Springdales Education Society
  • Executive Committee Trustee - Raman Munjal Vidya Mandir


  • President - Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (2009-10)
  • President - Automotive Skills Development Council, Govt. of India (FY 2013-15; 2016-17)
  • Governing Council Member – Innovation Council, Govt. of Haryana
  • Governing Council Member – National Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP), Govt. of India
  • Chairman - ACMA Center of Technology
  • Chief Mentor - Young Business Leaders Forum, ACMA (2012-2013)
  • Confederation of Indian Industry
    - Chairman - Northern Region (2013-14)
    - Chairman - Haryana Council (2005-2006)
    - Chairman – MSME Council - Northern Region (2014-15)
    - Co-Chairman – MSME National Council (2014-15)
    - Member - Manufacturing Council, Governing Council VLFM Program (2014-15)
  • President - Rotary Club of Delhi Southend (2002-2003)
  • President - HSCI Suppliers Club (1998-2001)