Ruzbeh Irani was Promoted as President of Group Human Resources and Communications at Mahindra

Date of management change: December 23, 2019 

What Happened?

Auburn Hills, MI-based Mahindra Promoted Ruzbeh Irani as President of Group Human Resources and Communications


About the Company

A USD 17.8 billion multinational group based in Mumbai, India, Mahindra provides employment opportunities to over 200,000 people in over 100 countries. Mahindra operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership. In addition, Mahindra enjoys a strong presence in the agribusiness, aerospace, components,consulting services, defence, energy, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, retail, steel, commercial vehicles and two wheeler industries. In 2015, Mahindra & Mahindra was recognized as the Best Company for CSR in India in a study by the Economic Times. In 2014, Mahindra featured on the Forbes Global 2000, a comprehensive listing of the world`s largest, most powerful public companies, as measured by revenue, profit, assets and market value. The Mahindra Group also received the Financial Times `Boldness in Business` Award in the `Emerging Markets` category in 2013. The Automotive, Farm Equipment and Agri Business is a USD 10 bn business – the largest contributor of the Mahindra Group revenue and includes 27 businesses, 18 subsidiaries & 9 companies. With total sales of about 950,000 vehicles and tractors, of which 146,000 are sold outside home markets, each business enjoys market leadership position. Our Farm Equipment business is the number 1 tractor company in the world by volume and enjoys a 40% domestic market share. It also looks at the end-to-end agriculture value chain providing irrigation, fertilization, seeds and varied agriculture and allied businesses. Our grape business is the largest grape exporter in the organized sector. In addition to our focus on maintaining a leading position in the core tractor mechanization business, we strive to deliver on our aspiration of “Farm Tech Prosperity” thus enabling our customers and our communities to RISE. Our Automotive business currently accounts for about 48% of India`s utility vehicle market share and is the number two CV Player in India. A full-range player with a presence in almost every segment of the automobile industry, our product portfolio ranges from world class SUVs, premium luxury UVs, sedans, pick-ups, light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles to three-wheelers. All these cater to a diverse customer base spanning across rural and semi-urban customers. Leveraging on our growing dominance, domestic & international market penetration and recent strategic acquisitions, we aim to be a global automotive brand to be reckoned with.


About the Person

Ruzbeh Irani is President of Group Human Resources and Communications at Mahindra. Previously, Ruzbeh held various senior HR leadership roles in the industry.


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