Ashok Leyland appoints Shenu Agarwal as new managing director, CEO
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Ashok Leyland, the flagship company of the Hinduja group and India’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, on 8 December announced the appointment of Shenu Agarwal as its new managing director and chief executive officer.
Shenu joins Ashok Leyland from Escorts Kubota Ltd, where he was president.
He was the Chief Executive of the agri business for over seven years and was instrumental in making Escorts a leading company by introducing contemporary global standards of design, quality and manufacturing.
Dheeraj Hinduja, Executive Chairman, Ashok Leyland said, “Shenu has a proven track record as a leader from a business conglomerate and is an all-rounder who has worked in various capacities across multiple disciplines.
Agarwal is an MBA from Duke University, USA and B.Tech from NIT Kurukshetra and brings with him over 30 years of experience.
He has worked across sales and marketing, product development, R&D, strategy, and project management.
The board of Ashok Leyland was looking for a suitable person for the post of MD and CEO after Vipin Sondhi stepped down due to personal reasons in 2021.
Sondhi served as MD & CEO of the company between December 2019 and December 2021.
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