Chennai: The Board of Directors of Ashok Leyland earlier at their Board Meeting today have decided to induct Mr. Shom Ashok Hinduja as an Additional Director to its Board, subject to the approval of the shareholders.
Shom Ashok Hinduja, a third generation member of the Hinduja Family, is the President – Alternative Energy and Sustainability Initiatives, at the 100+ year old Hinduja Group – one of India’s leading diversified transnational conglomerates with a multi-billion-dollar turnover; having direct presence in over 38 countries; employing about 150,000 people across sectors ranging from Industrial Manufacturing to Information Technology.
Shom drives the execution of Sustainability initiatives globally across various companies of the Group and has led the Group’s foray into the alternative energy sector. He serves as the Chairman of the group’s Renewable Energy business.
Under his leadership, the Hinduja Group is venturing into next generation transformative spaces like Electric Mobility, Battery Technology, and Cyber Security amongst others. He is also leading to transform the group’s Digital experience for internal stakeholders, offerings for consumers and building a digital ecosystem.
“The induction of Mr. Shom Ashok Hinduja into the Board of Ashok Leyland will accelerate the Company’s sustainability and new gen transformational initiatives considering his expertise and experience in these areas. I look forward to working closely with him to help Ashok Leyland scale heights in this ESG driven world.” said Dheeraj Hinduja, Chairman, Ashok Leyland.