Mahindra Logistics

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Our Management Team

Rampraveen Swaminathan
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Rampraveen Swaminathan
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Rampraveen Swaminathan has two decades of global business leadership experience spanning the Automotive, Energy, and Paper sectors. He started his career with the Tata Group and his other stints include positions with Cummins Inc., International Paper Co., and Schneider Electric. He was Chairman & Managing Director of International Paper APPM Ltd, a listed company. His areas of expertise include strategy and planning, business management, international operations, and operations transformation.

He was appointed on the Board of Mahindra Logistics effective 4 February 2020 and is also a member of the Corporate Social Responsibility and Risk Management Committee of the Board.

He serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of LORDS Freight (India) Private Limited, a subsidiary of the Company. He is also an Independent Director on the Board of Dodla Dairy Limited.

He is a partner in SVP India, a strategic philanthropic organisation, and is on the Advisory Board of WWF-India.

He holds an MBA degree in Finance and Strategy from TA Pai Management Institute, India, and a bachelors’ degree in Commerce from the University of Bangalore. He is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School-Executive Strategy Program (2007).

Sushil Rathi
Chief Operating Officer - MLL Transportation & Procurement & Chief Executive Officer - Lords Freight Limited
Sushil Rathi
Chief Operating Officer - MLL Transportation & Procurement & Chief Executive Officer - Lords Freight Limited

Sushil graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Maulana Azad College of Technology, Bhopal University and has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering from National Institute for Training Industrial Engineering. Prior to joining Mahindra Logistics, he has worked with Anantara Solutions Private Limited, the Premier Automobiles Limited and Satyam Computer Services Limited. He was awarded with supply chain visionary of the year award by Kami Kaze. Sushil has joined Mahindra Logistics in March 2011.

Yogesh Patel
Chief Financial Officer
Yogesh Patel
Chief Financial Officer

Yogesh has over 20 years of experience across the Finance function, which includes FP&A, Accounting & Controllership, Pricing & Commercial Structuring, Procurement, Contracting, Treasury & Fund Management, Auditing, and Statutory Compliances. A Chartered Accountant and a Commerce graduate from Kolkata University, Yogesh was associated with HCG as CFO, E&Y – as a Director-Finance; Wipro as Vice President – Finance and with IBM as Country Finance Planning Manager, amongst others. Yogesh has joined Mahindra Logistics in August 2018.

Kannan Chakravarthy
Head - Enterprise Mobility Services
Kannan Chakravarthy
Head - Enterprise Mobility Services

Kannan is MBA graduate from Ross Business school, Ann Arbor, Michigan, US. He has over 30 years of automotive experience across OEMs and tier 1 vendors such as Delphi – US, Ford – US, and Tata Motors. At Ford Motors, Dearborn, he was the attribute leader for Mustang platform, and had launched several products such as Thunderbird and Freestar.

Kannan has been with Mahindra for the last 10 years. Currently, he is heading Alyte mobility business, and he is also director at Meru Mobility. He conceptualised and executed ‘CATAPULT’ Mahindra first open startup Incubator partnering with Intel, Cisco, Amazon and IIT Mumbai. In his previous role, he founded ‘Glyd’ – India’s premier e-mobility services and incubated ‘Smartshift’- digital platform for Small commercial vehicles.

As a head of Auto Sector strategy, he had successfully implemented several change management initiatives: ‘Crusade’ – Delightful Customer Experience & Quality, ‘Technology’ roadmap for product development and ‘Digitalisation’ for sales and service function. He successfully developed ‘Geelantheid’ – Mahindra’s strategy to be $1 Billion business in African sub-continent by 2025.

Huafreed Narsarwanji
Vice President - Sales, Marketing & Communication
Huafreed Narsarwanji
Vice President - Sales, Marketing & Communication

Huafreed holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration. He has previously worked with DHL, Jet Airways and Deccan 360. He has over 16 years of experience in aviation, express, and logistics. Huafreed has joined Mahindra Logistics in March 2010.

Rama Malik
Vice President - Consumer Business
Rama Malik
Vice President - Consumer Business

Rama holds a graduate in Arts from University of Mumbai. She completed her Post-graduation in Business Administration from University of Pune. Rama has previously worked with Hindustan Unilever (formerly known as International Bestfoods), Kodak India Limited and Writer Relocations, India. Rama has joined Mahindra Logistics in November 2015.

Prasanna Pahade
Vice President - M&M Auto & Engineering Business
Prasanna Pahade
Vice President - M&M Auto & Engineering Business

Prasanna graduated from College of Engineering, Pune in 1996 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and has a PGDM in Finance and Strategy from IIM Calcutta. Prior to joining Mahindra Logistics he has worked with Tata Strategic Management Group, Voltas Ltd and has co-founded a start-up, ‘Making Champs’. Prasanna has joined Mahindra Logistics in October 2017.

Rajesh Shetty
Vice President - Operations Excellence
Rajesh Shetty
Vice President - Operations Excellence

Rajesh’s 28 years of working career encompasses 17 years of expertise in Supply Chain Management. Rajesh has a vast experience in delivering business safely, ensuring projects are delivered as promised to customers, developing quality, setting up operation standards and measuring and controlling operations performance. His experience spans across working for companies like DHL, Excel India, AFL Logistics (now Fed-Ex), BPL Cellular, Modi Xerox, Zenith Computers, amongst others. Rajesh has joined Mahindra Logistics in January 2018.

Ankur Singhai
Vice President - E commerce Business
Ankur Singhai
Vice President - E commerce Business

Ankur has been a part of the Mahindra Group since 2010 and has held myriad responsibilities from Strategy, Planning, Sales, Business excellence to now heading the business vertical (since 2017). Prior to joining the Mahindra Group, Ankur was a Team Leader at Tata Strategic Management Group (TSMG) in the Chemicals and Energy practice. Ankur is a PGDBM from S P Jain (SPJIMR, 2006) and a Mechanical engineer (2002) from Mumbai University. Ankur has joined Mahindra Logistics in April 2014.

Lovinder Singh Saggu
Sr. General Manager - Automotive Outbound Business
Lovinder Singh Saggu
Sr. General Manager - Automotive Outbound Business

Lovinder has over 29 years of experience in managing Business Development and Marketing Operations in Office Automation, Consumables/Paper & Specialties, Information & Technology (Hardware) Industry, Defense Security Equipment. A Commerce graduate with specialisation in advanced statistics, Diploma in Information Technology & an MBA in Marketing & International Marketing, Lovinder has joined Mahindra Logistics in December 2008.

Vishal Barnabas
Sr. General Manager - Auto Engineering Non-M&M Business
Vishal Barnabas
Sr. General Manager - Auto Engineering Non-M&M Business

With over 24 years of experience in Operations Management, Lean Management, Project & Change Management, Warehouse Management, Forging Technology, Contract Negotiations, etc., Vishal worked with companies like Bharat Forge Ltd., Amforge Industries Unipart Logistics, Vijay Logistics, and TVS Logistics. Vishal has joined Mahindra Logistics in February 2017.

Edwin Lobo
Sr. General Manager – Human Resource
Edwin Lobo
Sr. General Manager – Human Resource

Edwin holds a degree in Human Resource Management. He has over 16 years of experience across HR functions including HR, IR, Administration & Compliance. He has previously worked with Jet Air Private Limited and Ambassador Group of Hotels. Edwin has joined Mahindra Logistics in July 2010.

Brijbala Batwal
Company Secretary
Brijbala Batwal
Company Secretary

Brijbala graduated from the University of Mumbai in 1995 with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, is a qualified Company Secretary and a fellow member of the Institute of the Company Secretaries of India. She holds a post-graduate diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from National Law School of India University and is also a Law graduate from University of Mumbai. She holds a Diploma in Financial Management from University of Mumbai and she has also been a member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, UK. She has over 17 years of experience in the corporate secretarial compliance functions. Prior to joining Mahindra Logistics, she has worked with Cleartrip Private Limited, Firstsource Solutions Limited, Pidilite Industries Limited and Sterlite Industries (India) Limited. She is a Director on the Board of Brijjay Technologies Private Limited. Brijbala has joined Mahindra & Mahindra Limited in March 2016 and was appointed as the Company Secretary of Mahindra Logistics in July 29 2016.

Shailesh Sultania
Chief Digital Officer
Shailesh Sultania
Chief Digital Officer

Shailesh brings around 2 decades of Supply chain/Logistics experience in Logistics Consulting, Operation, IT & 5 years of senior Management/Platform experience. He is a post-graduate in business management. Shailesh was associated with Unilever, DHL, Tech Mahindra, Accenture, and Miebach Consulting. Has worked in more than 7 countries and come with strong global & cross-culture exposure. He has managed large IT and consulting assignments globally. Shailesh has joined Mahindra Logistics in June 2020.