Slew of new appointments at Hero MotoCorp
Date: 01 Oct 2020
wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp has announced a slew of appointments to
strengthen its leadership team. Air Chief Marshal (Retd.) B. S. Dhanoa has been
appointed as a Non-Executive and Independent Director on the Board of the
Company, effective October 1, 2020.
of the Param Vishist Seva Medal (PVSM), he served as the 25th Chief of the
Indian Air Force from January 1, 2017 to September 30, 2019. Prior to that, he
headed various sub-committees at the Tri-Service level within the Ministry of Defence
(MoD) and was the ex-Officio Board Member of Defence Public Sector Units such
as the Bharat Dynamics Ltd. He also served as the Chairman of the Chiefs of
Staff Committee. He is also the recipient of the AtiVishistSeva Medal (AVSM),
YudhSeva Medal (YSM) and Vayu Sena Medal (VM).
Bhan, returns as Head of Global Business (GB) and will play a key role in the
rapid expansion and consolidation of Hero in the international markets. Bhan,
who had spent over three decades across Sales, After-Sales, Marketing and Parts
Business at Hero in his earlier stint, said, “This is like a home-coming for me
and feels great to be back in the Hero family. I am grateful to our Chairman
& CEO Dr. Pawan Munjal for giving me this opportunity and eagerly look forward
to consolidating the Company’s presence in the global markets and expanding
into new geographies.”
Hero MotoCorp also strengthened the leadership
teams in the Plant Operations by appointing new Plant Heads and elevating young
talent from within, effective December 1, 2020.
Bhargava, formerly Head of Strategy, Global Business and Emerging Mobility
Business Unit (EMBU) - was appointed to the newly created Chief of Staff role
in the office of Chairman and CEO, while Malo Le Masson, who was the Head of Global
Product Planning, was appointed the Head of Strategy.
Ravi Pisipaty, the Head of three plants and
the Global Parts Centre, was appointed the Head of Plant Operations, while
Mahesh Kaikini, the Head of Gurugram plant, was appointed Chief Quality Officer.