Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, has announced the appointment of Mr. Sanjay Saraswat as the Senior Vice President & Head of Global Buses. He replaces Mr. T. Venkataraman who retired in October 2017. In this role, Mr. Saraswat will lead the Global Buses business unit and will be report to the MD, Mr. Vinod Dasari. Mr. Saraswat joins Ashok Leyland from Bajaj Auto, Pune, where he was the Vice President for Sales Operations and was heading Sales Planning, Field Service, Service Planning, Network Development, Logistics, and Special Projects.
Mr. Vinod K. Dasari, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland, said, “We are delighted to welcome Sanjay Saraswat to Ashok Leyland. He brings in-depth industry, market and cultural experience to the Company’s leadership team. His exceptional knowledge of industry trends combined with his cross-section of business experience will be of tremendous value to the Company.” Mr. Saraswat joins Ashok Leyland with close to 30 years of experience spanning across Manufacturing, Sales, Service, Network Development and Marketing. He is a Mechanical Engineer from IIT Delhi (1988 batch).
Mr. Sanjay Saraswat, Senior Vice President & Head, Global Buses of Ashok Leyland said, "I am excited to join the incredible team at Ashok Leyland. This brand has been doing some amazing work and delivering great results. I look forward to working with all the members who are shaping the future of our industry.” He has had extensive exposure and significant learning across functions in Bajaj Auto Ltd where he joined as a Graduate Engineer Trainee in 1988.