Mr. Jaishankar Unnithan is the Joint Managing Director of Sankar Group of Companies (Manufacturers and Suppliers of Sealing Products for Automobile Industry in India and abroad). He has worked in various other positions in the company before assuming the present position.He hails from Adoor in Pathanamthitta District and is born to Mr. M.K.Unnithan (Chairman, Sankar Group) and Mrs. Sreedevi Unnithan (Director, Sankar Group). He is married to Mrs. Gayathri Unnithan and has two children Keerthana Unnithan and Gauri Unnithan. In the social arena he held positions like: President – Rotary Club and Vice President – Ann Nagar Ayyappa Seva Samajam. He was Secretary, Rotary Club of Madras Mid-town.He is a Member of BJP as well.