Dr. A Sakthivel President, FIEO
Dr A Sakthivel is the President of the Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO). Dr Sakthivel is also currently the Chairman of Apparel Export Promotion Council. A visionary Trade and Industry leader with an experience of well over three and half decades. Dr Sakthivel has several path breaking initiatives added to his name as Guide, Mentor, Nationalist, Philanthropist and Humanist approach. A staunch votary of exporters issues, Dr Sakthivel has earlier also served FIEO, AEPC, TEA as its top functionary and played a vital role to help the growth of exports sector in India, especially for MSMEs, and his service has been well recognized both across the country and internationally. As the Founder President of Tirupur Exporters’ Association - popularly known as TEA, his immense contribution to the growth of Tirupur exports has been outstanding growing from a mere Rs 15 Crore to well over Rs 26,000 crores. He has played a key role in bringing Tirupur on the global map by getting it recognized as an association for cluster development.