As per the statement, Agarwal will lead the technology development, future strategies and growth of the company in order to achieve its target to be among the top ten commercial vehicle players across the globe
The leading Indian multinational automotive manufacturer, Ashok Leyland on Thursday announced the appointment of Shenu Agarwal as its Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. As per the statement, Agarwal will lead the technology development, future strategies and growth of the company in order to achieve its target to be among the top ten commercial vehicle players across the globe.
Dheeraj Hinduja, Executive Chairman, Ashok Leyland, said, “Shenu has a proven track record as a leader from a business conglomerate and is an allrounder having worked in different capacities in many disciplines. Our focus on reliability, ambition to achieve global scale, and our constant pursuit of enhancing stakeholder value at Ashok Leyland all will get further strengthened with Shenu at the helm."
Before joining Ashok Leyland, Agarwal was at Escorts Kubota as President. He worked as Chief Executive for the agribusiness and remained there for more than 7 years.
According to a statement, Agarwal is associated closely with the transformation of Escorts into leadership positions by ushering in contemporary global standards of design, quality and manufacturing.
The newly appointed Shenu Agarwal, MD & CEO, of Ashok Leyland, said, “I look forward to working closely with all the stakeholders and employees to help achieve in an accelerated manner Ashok Leyland’s Vision to be among the Top 10 CV manufacturers globally.”