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Brij Madan

Brij Madan is the founder and owner of SpecialtyTransportation.net. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics (“LSE”) and of the Graduate Business School at Columbia University, New York, where he received his MBA.

His early work experience was with boutique firms in a thriving European consulting environment, including the business research unit of the famed British political economy magazine “The Economist”. From the London hub he managed global consulting projects serving blue chip clients in the industrial, vehicular, machinery and related industries, in particular leading a pioneering effort to quantify the diesel engine market in every country, resulting in the wwwelopment of a world-wide industry database. Using this knowledge, a consortium in which he participated executed a Leveraged Buy-out acquisition of a leading diesel engine camshaft manufacturer—that was profitably divested a few years later.

Following on the credentials of this unique combination of analytical and practical experience, he joined Racor Industries in California, a world leader in specialty diesel fuel filtration, as Vice-President of Business wwwelopment. Brij assisted in small product acquisitions to add external earnings, as well as in preparing and presenting the company for divestiture to various parties—resulting in thefirm being eventually acquired by the U.S. industrial conglomerate, Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH).

Brij has overall carried out numerous strategic and business assignments in his area of expertise in global transportation and industrial market segments.

His wide experience has spanned over scores of projects, ranging from extensive market analysis to M&A buy side work for corporate “bolt-on” acquisitions, as well as sell-side assistance to owners of mid-market companies to divest to large corporations.

Over time his business interests have included a number of entrepreneurial ventures, including high-end market research publications, private asset management for overseas investors, hotel ownership and hospitality management for third party hedge funds and private equity investors. Brij serves as a Director on the board of a number of small and mid-size companies, where his services are valued as a Finance, Strategy and Market Planning adviser.

SRN has an extensive network of skilled researchers and analysts located in the United States, India (Bangalore, Chandigarh, Mumbai) and São Paulo, Brazil.