Kumar A. Chheda


Kumar A. Chheda was named vice president of Transformation in September 2018. He leads the Company’s Transformation efforts driving operational excellence in manufacturing, commercial, supply chain and back-office operations.

Kumar joined Worthington in 2015 as director of Corporate Transformation where he was responsible for developing transformation strategy and applying Lean tools and techniques. In 2016, Kumar became director of Cylinders Transformation, where he led the Transformation rollout to Worthington’s Pressure Cylinders business, spanning facilities across North American and Europe.

Prior to Worthington, Kumar spent four years at consulting firm McKinsey & Company, driving strategy and transformation engagements primarily within industrial companies. Before that, Kumar worked with KPMG LLP’s Advisory practice in Seattle, WA and later in Mumbai, India on international rotation.

Kumar earned his MBA from Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University where he received the Wiedler Scholar and Academic Excellence in Strategy awards. He has a master’s degree in computer science from University of Utah and received his undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University. Chheda currently serves on the board of Ohio Wesleyan’s Woltemade Center for Economics, Business & Entrepreneurship. He resides in Columbus, Ohio with his wife, Sharvari, and two children.