Chennai, May 25, 2019: Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, today announced the appointment of Mr. Gopal Mahadevan as a whole time director for a period of five years from May 24, 2019 to May 23, 2024. The appointment is subject to the approval of the shareholders at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting scheduled on 25th May 2019. Currently, Mr. Mahadevan is the President – Finance & CFO of Ashok Leyland since July 2013 and a member of the board of several companies in the Hinduja Group.
Mr. Mahadevan is a Chartered Accountant and a Company Secretary with over 28 years’ experience in Finance function across a spectrum of industries. With his extensive experience in manufacturing, internet services, ﬁnancial services and project companies, he has been leading Ashok Leyland with efficacy.
He has numerous accolades to his credit including those of the Best CFO (Capital Goods & Engineering Industry) by CNBC TV18 in the year 2012, Best CFO (Capital Goods & Engineering Industry) by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 2011 and Best CFO by YES Bank Business Today in 2010 for CSR / Green Initiatives.