Ola Electric has recently brought on various other industry veterans onto its team to help the company move to the next phase of growth in the business
Ola Electric is expanding its leadership team with the appointment of G.R. Arun Kumar as Group Cheif Financial Officer (CFO) for Ola and CFO for Ola Electric.
Having worked across varied consumer and industrial sectors in both corporate multinationals as well as entrepreneur-led global companies, including Vedanta Resources, GE and Hindustan Unilever, G. R. Arun Kumar brings more than two decades of experience in finance and strategy, including managing business growth and turnaround, large scale debt and equity capital market benchmark transactions, governance and reporting & compliance.
With his experience in leading large-scale supply chain teams, delivering sales & supplier returns, managing large third-party manufacturing and greenfield manufacturing projects, Arun joins the Ola leadership team at a time when Ola Electric is racing ahead to build the world’s largest two-wheeler factory which will also co-locate key critical suppliers in 2 supplier parks at the 500-acre site in Tamil Nadu, India, said the company.
Arun Kumar, Group CFO, Ola, and CFO, Ola Electric, said, “I am elated to have the opportunity to be associated with the game-changing vision of Bhavish Aggarwal (Chairman and Group CEO, Ola) and the Ola group to transform the urban mobility space by driving the acceleration to electric vehicles, as well as to expand the footprint of all its consumer internet businesses globally.”
“I look forward to partnering with Bhavish to build strong & profitable business models, drive efficiency in capital structure & businesses, unlock value and continue to build a best in class finance organization,” he added.
Ola Electric has recently brought on various other industry veterans onto its team, including N Balachandar as Ola Electric CHRO, Wayne Burgess as Ola Electric’s Head of Design, and Y. S. Kim as Ola Electric’s global head of sales and distribution, to help the company move to the next phase of growth in the business.