CHENNAI, India—The All India Rubber Industries Association has awarded Apollo Tyres' P.K. Mohamed, chief research adviser – research and development, with this year's K.M. Philip Award, honoring his professional achievements in the fields of rubber and tires.
According to a news release issued by Apollo, Mohamed has more than 49 years' experience in the fields of tire manufacturing and technology and has played a pivotal role working with organizations that help to establish standards for tire and rubber products.
"His leadership qualities and passionate commitment to direct and facilitate strategic initiatives to achieve the vision of various institutes he has served in an honorary capacity is also worth gratifying," Apollo said a statement. "It is a matter of pride to each and every Apolloite to have an outstanding visionary like P.K. Mohamed."
K.M. Mammen, chairman and managing director of MRF Ltd., presented the award Jan. 19 during the inaugural India Rubber Expo 2017 in Chennai, India.