Mr. P. Arumugam

Chief Executive
EKKI Pumps
Deccan Pumps Pvt Ltd

Shri. P. Arumugam, a graduate of Mathematics with a Master’s in Business Administration has been the driving force behind EKKI & Deccan for over 40 years. He is the Founder & Chief Executive of Deccan Pumps Private Limited, Deccan Enterprises and EKKI Pumps. He is also a Director & Founder Trustee of Info Institute of Engineering, a not for profit Engineering College.

The EKKI Group is one among India’s Advanced Pumping Technologies Manufacturers that produces pumps and systems under the EKKI and DECCAN Brands. With its 4 world-class production centers, The EKKI Group today is the world’s largest producer of Vertical-Open-well Submersibles and is also a market leader in the Pumps business in India.

Apart from this, Mr. Arumugam is a fond agriculturist and philanthropist. He is ever committed to ensure that the group sustains its benchmarks of quality & customer services. He has donated heavily and extensively for the upliftment of his hometown village through infrastructure and education. He also runs an old age called “The Darbari Elders Home” which is a non-profit organization. With his diverse prolific experiences & philanthropic outlook he is a Founder Trustee of Kanapathy Charitable Trust and Darbhari Charitable Trust.

Mr. Kanishka Arumugam

Co-Chief Executive
EKKI Pumps
Deccan Pumps Pvt Ltd

Kanishka Arumugam is the Second-Gen member of EKKI Group. He is a Director of EKKI PUMPS, DECCAN PUMPS Pvt Ltd and is the Chief Executive of the Indo-German alliance EKKI HOMA Pvt Ltd.

The EKKI Group is one among India’s advanced pumping technologies Manufacturers that produces pumps and systems under the EKKI and DECCAN Brands. The privately held family owned firm shoulders transportation of water in an efficient and sustainable way for agricultural, building services, industrial and public utilities markets.

Established in 1981 this family business produces a wide range of pumps from its 4 world-class production centres. The company also operates a Systems division, which provides complementary products for the entire pumping system.

Internationally EKKI is establishing its global presence. It has several distribution partnerships and manufacturing collaborations with Technology leaders and Global Distributors. Today EKKI’s products are sold in more than 20 Countries.

The EKKI Group has an International Joint Venture Alliance with HOMA Pumpenfabrik GmbH of Germany, the world leader in waste-water pumps.

Arumugam holds a Masters from the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) at the University of Warwick (UK). He is an (Hons) Engineering graduate from Sheffield (UK) with a Certificate of Higher Education from the University of Leeds (UK). He is also an alumnus of the Stanford University’s SIGM program (USA).

Before joining EKKI, he has interned at Xylem Water Solutions (Italy), the world’s largest producer of pumping systems, Forbes Marshall (India), a leader in process efficiency and energy conservation technologies and Rentropsche Vermögensverwaltung (Germany) a private investment firm. He has travelled to more than 42 Countries.

As a next-gen member of the family business, he works closely in areas of Internationalization, Technology Management, Strategy and Business development.

He serves as a trustee of the Darbari Elder’s Home and Info Institute of Engineering; Kanishka is an executive member of the Manufacturing Panel of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and Family Business Network (FBN) of Switzerland.