Ashok Leyland appoints K.M Balaji as Chief Financial Officer

Current CFO Gopal Mahadevan will continue with the company as its Director - Strategic Finance and M&A.

Ashok Leyland, the Indian flagship Company of the Hinduja Group and India’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, announced the appointment of Mr. K.M Balaji as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Gopal Mahadevan, currently CFO and Whole Time Director, will continue to be associated with Ashok Leyland as Director – Strategic Finance and M&A  

Mr. Balaji K M, currently Deputy CFO, will take over the role of Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1st June 2024. Balaji has held a distinguished career with Ashok Leyland spanning 31 years where he has gained considerable experience in handling and managing different facets of the Finance function such as MIS, Budgeting, Product Cost Engineering, Indirect Taxes, Treasury, Investor Relations, Payables and Receivables.
Mr. Gopal Mahadevan as Director – Strategic Finance and M&A will continue to serve on the Board of Directors of Ashok Leyland and its subsidiaries. In his new role, Gopal shall focus on the growth agenda of Ashok Leyland’s subsidiary companies as well as M&A strategies of Ashok Leyland.