Ashok Leyland, the Indian flagship of the Hinduja Group and India’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, announced the appointment of Ganesh Mani as President and Chief of Operations. He will head the entire Operations that include Manufacturing, Sourcing, and Supply Chain the company said in a release.
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.” Ganesh joins Ashok Leyland from Hyundai Motors where he was the Director of Manufacturing Operations. He was also the Member of the Board of Directors at Hyundai. He has worked with Maruti Suzuki Ltd also. Being a process-driven strategic leader, he has been a pioneer of 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 serving as Vice Chairman, CII Chennai Zone.