Escorts announces appointment of Rohtash Mal as Executive Director and CEO of Agri Machinery Group (AMG)
Escorts today announced the appointment of Mr. Rohtash Mal as the Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer of its Agri Machinery Group.
An alumnus of IIM Calcutta and IIT Delhi, Mr. Mal has over 27 years of experience in managing a diverse range of industrial and commercial enterprises. In his previous assignment Mr. Mal was the Chief Executive of Bharti Fieldfresh Ltd. He started his career with Ballarpur Industries Ltd. where he went on to head the Paper Division as its Vice President for Sales & Marketing. Mr. Mal was also the Chief General Manager - Marketing & Sales at Maruti Udyog Limited and later the Chief Executive with Bharti Airtel Ltd. in its mobility and broadband / telecom services business verticals.
On his appointment, Mr. Rajan Nanda - Chairman of Escorts said, "With continued significant focus being laid on agriculture and farm mechanization in the country, we have a great opportunity on our hands. Mr. Mal's rich experience in successfully driving business growth in sectors like paper, automobiles, telecom and retail will help us further improve our competitive advantage. We are confident that Mr. Mal's strong business orientation will place Escorts in a stronger position in the Agri Machinery sector."