Mr. Sanjay Jayavarthanavelu is the Chairman and Managing Director of Lakshmi Machine Works Limited (LMW), Coimbatore. LMW is one of the three leading Textile Machinery Manufacturers in the world, manufacturing the complete range textile spinning machinery.
He was the Chairman of the India-ITME Exhibition Society, Mumbai and is presently the Chairman of its Sub-Committee. He is a Member of the Textiles Committee appointed by the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India. He is a Member of the Development Council for Textile Machinery Industry and Machine Tool Industry constituted by the Govt. of India. He is the Member of Steering Committee on Industries & Minerals for the 12th Five Year plan constituted by Govt. of Tamil Nadu. He is an Executive Committee member of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), New Delhi. He is a Member of the Southern Regional Council of Administration of the Southern India Textile Research Association. He is the Member of the Board of Governors of Sardar Vallabhai Patel International School of Textiles & Management, Coimbatore.
He is a Trustee of the G. Kuppusamy Naidu Charity Trust which runs a 600-bed multi-speciality hospital, a higher secondary school and a feeder school in Coimbatore and an Arts college at Kovilpatti in Tamilnadu. He is a Trustee of the Coimbatore Masonic Charity Trust, which runs a Children’s Hospital and a Working Women’s Hostel. He is a Trustee of GKD Charity Trust, which runs D J Academy for Managerial Excellence, D J Academy of Design and GKD Institute for Technological Resources. He is also a Member of the Coimbatore Golf Club Trust.
An active supporter of Sports, he is the Vice-President of the Tamil Nadu Shooting Association, Chennai and the Hon Secretary of the Rifle Club, Coimbatore.