Ashok Leyland, the Indian flagship Company of the Hinduja Group and India’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, today, announced the appointment of Mr. Ganesh Mani as President and Chief of Operations.
Mr. Ganesh Mani will head the entire Operations that include Manufacturing and Sourcing & Supply Chain.
Speaking on the appointment, Mr. Dheeraj G Hinduja, Executive Chairman, said, “I am delighted to announce this appointment as Ganesh brings over 3 decades of rich experience to Ashok Leyland and his expertise in the fields of Manufacturing Process, Strategy and formulation is well-known. He joins a strong leadership team and I look forward to him achieving our aspiration to be among the Top 10 Global CV players.”
He joins Ashok Leyland from Hyundai Motors where he was the Director of Manufacturing Operations. He was also the Member of Board of Directors at Hyundai. He has over three decades of experience working extensively with Maruti Suzuki Ltd and Hyundai Motors India Ltd. Being a process driven strategic leader, he has been a pioneer in innovating new ways of Operations and challenging the conventional methods.
He has 7 patents / Copyrights to his credit for the special Manufacturing Processes. He is also currently serving as Vice Chairman – CII Chennai Zone.