Saugata Gupta,Vipin Sondhi Inducted to Ashok Leyland's Board of Directors

Saugata Gupta,Vipin Sondhi Inducted to Ashok Leyland's Board of Directors

Dheeraj Hinduja, Chairman, Ashok Leyland, said the induction of Saugata and Vipin into the Board of Directors at Ashok Leyland will add significant strategic depth to the company given their rich and unique experience across the FMCG and Automotive sectors in lndia and international markets

Ashok Leyland's Board of Directors at its last week's board meeting decided to induct Saugata Gupta as Independent Director and Vipin Sondhi as Director to its Board of Directors. Saugata is an accomplished corporate leader and currently serves as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Marico Limited. He has been instrumental in transforming Marico into a high-performing business, driving growth and operations in India and across international markets, with a commitment towards sustainable development.

The Hinduja Group had earlier announced that Vipin Sondhi is brought into its Group's leadership team. Apart from other responsibilities, Sondhi will focus on consolidation, growth and future strategy of Hinduja Group's global automotive portfolio.

Vipin Sondhi will formally join the Hinduja Group later this month from JCB, where he is the MD & CEO - India, South East Asia & Pacific and a member of their Global Executive Leadership Team. He had transformed JCB's lndia portfolio into leadership position by bringing in global standards of design, quality and manufacturing.

Dheeraj Hinduja, Chairman, Ashok Leyland, said the induction of Saugata and Vipin into the Board of Directors at Ashok Leyland will add significant strategic depth to the company given their rich and unique experience across the FMCG and Automotive sectors in lndia and international markets.