Greaves Cotton has announced the appointment of Arup Basu as Deputy Managing Director of Greaves Cotton and its EV subsidiary GEMPL announced the appointment of Sanjay Behl as CEO & Executive Director of Greaves Electric Mobility.
Both Basu and Behl will report to Nagesh Basavanhalli.
Behl quit Raymond as CEO in March 2020. He then launched Nextcore Inc., a real-time data science SaaS platform.
As CEO & Executive Director of GEMPL, Behl will focus on leading the growth of the electric mobility business. He comes with an experience in leading consumer-facing businesses such as Textiles (CEO of Raymond), Broadcasting (CEO of Reliance Big TV) and Technology (Co-founder/CEO of Nextqore Inc).
In his role, Basu will lead the development and execution of long-term strategies of GCL and will oversee the implementation of the overall corporate purpose and vision of GCL across Engines and Retail Businesses.
He brings over 30 years of experience in running manufacturing intensive businesses such as Packaging (MD at Huhtamaki PPL) Chemicals (President and CTO at Tata Chemicals), and Automotive (Tata Motors).
Nagesh Basavanhalli, MD and Group CEO, Greaves Cotton, said, “I am delighted to welcome Arup Basu and Sanjay Behl to join the leadership team of the Greaves Cotton group. Their immense experience in transforming and growing Indian businesses on a global scale will help us accelerate our growth. Their leadership skills in building future-facing organisations will help steer growth in their respective.”