Leadership Team

Mr. Rajan NandaMr. Rajan Nanda is a second generation entrepreneur with over four decades of experience in the engineering and manufacturing sector. He took over as the Chairman of Escorts Group in the year 1994 and has been centrally involved in every aspect of the company's management. A visionary and astute leader, Mr. Nanda has navigated the company in times of unprecedented challenges in the economy. His focus is on strengthening Escorts foundation by leveraging inherent design and development capabilities, instituting lean manufacturing practices, and better use of assets to move up the value chain.

Nikhil NandaMr. Nikhil Nanda is a third generation entrepreneur and the driving force behind the Group’s diversified business portfolio. He has played a vital role in monitoring the company’s performance and steering the operations to greater heights. His overall contribution spanning more than 15 years has been immeasurable, particularly in the areas of operations, finance and senior management functions such as strategic planning and investment decisions. Mr. Nanda is an alumnus of Wharton Business School, Philadelphia, with majors in Management and Marketing.

menon1Mr. Menon is an experienced professional who brings many years of leadership in corporate strategy, marketing, sales, branding, international markets and production. He joins us with the responsibility of leading our sales and overall direction of the organisation. Prior to joining Escorts, Ravi held senior leadership roles across John Deere, ACC Limited, Exide Industries Limited. He holds a Master’s degree in Management.

Ajay MandahrMr. Mandahr has over 25 years of rich experience in leadership positions including turnaround in Sales and Marketing, developing new product categories, developing new business model, etc. in companies like L&T, Indian Aluminium and Manitou South Asia Ltd. His last assignment was with Toyota Material Handling as Director – Operations. Mr. Mandahr is a Mechanical Engineer and MBA (Marketing).

Dipankar GhoshMr. Dipankar Ghosh has 23 years of rich experience in full lifecycle product development,manufacturing operations, engineering management, business development, and technology transfer from many Railway OEMs to India. He is an ex-Indian Railway Service officer and was the Vice President with John Deere India in his last assignment. Mr. Ghosh is a post graduate in Engineering from BITS Pilani, and has done his management from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, besides Advanced Global Leadership from London School of Economics as a British Chevening Scholar.

Amanppreet Singh BhatiaMr. Amanppreet Singh Bhatia, alumnus of University Business School (UBS), Chandigarh, has over 25 years of rich and varied experience in facilitating organizational transformation, creating performance driven culture, building leadership pipeline, bringing about internal coaching culture, and managing employee relations across manufacturing locations, among other areas. He has previously worked in companies like Nestle, Citicorp and Gillette. His last assignment was with Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles, where he worked as an Executive Vice President & Group HR Head. He was also a member of Executive Management Board for all Eicher Group companies and Volvo Trucks.

Mr. Ajay SharmaMr. Ajay Sharma is an associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and a Law Graduate. He has over 23 years of post-qualification experience in the field of Corporate Law, Overseas Acquisition, Legal Due Diligence, Joint Ventures Structuring, with specific focus on International Laws. He has been instrumental in developing and implementing statutory and legal controls aimed at improving compliances and competitively positioned the companies for successful implementation of Compliance Management. Prior to joining Escorts Limited, Mr. Sharma worked with Bharat Forge Limited.

Bharat MadanMr. Madan has 27 years of rich experience in financial management. He joined Escorts in 2005, and has since looked after overall financial accounting, audit, cash and capital management, forecasting and risk management, tax planning and optimization, financial modelling and analysis, and other such responsibilities. He has played a key role in the integration and consolidation of the finance function across all business units of the Group. In his last assignment, he was the Associate Vice President – Finance with Electrolux Kelvinator. He has previously worked with Spectrum Paints and Vishwanath Singh & Associates. Mr. Madan is a 1988 batch Chartered Accountant.

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