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Ashok Leyland Appoints Shenu Agarwal As MD And CEO

Agarwal joins Ashok Leyland from Escorts Kubota Ltd, where he was President

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Automotive Manufacturer Ashok Leyland on Thursday announced the appointment of Shenu Agarwal As the company’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

Agarwal joins Ashok Leyland from Escorts Kubota Ltd, where he was President. He was Chief Executive for the Agribusiness for more than seven years and associated closely with the transformation of Escorts into a leadership position by ushering in contemporary global standards of design, quality, and manufacturing.

An alumnus of NIT, Kurukshetra with Honors and MBA from Duke University, U.S.A., Agarwal has diverse experience in Sales, Marketing, R&D, Product Management, Strategy and Project Management, New Business startup, and Strategic Tie-ups.

In a statement, 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. I am optimistic that the company will carve new niches in the mobility sector soon under his stewardship and I wish him the very best for the future.”

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