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.

Sreeram Venkateswaran
Sr. Vice President – Sales, Marketing & Communication
Sreeram Venkateswaran
Sr. Vice President – Sales, Marketing & Communication

Sreeram comes with close to 3 decades of experience in successfully building brands, growing businesses both in the Indian and the International markets.

He has been involved in leadership roles driving growth primarily in the Automotive space, both commercial transportation and personal mobility. His experience encompasses leading and setting up the European business of Hero Motors Co., leading the Sales, Marketing, Product Management and Network in Daimler’s greenfield project in the commercial vehicles space. He has also been associated in leadership roles in Bajaj Auto, Eicher Motors, Eicher Tractors and Tata Motors. Sreeram has done his Bachelors in Mechanical from Bhopal University.  He joined Mahindra Logistics in September 2021.

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.

Sreenivas Pamidimukkala
Chief Information Officer
Sreenivas Pamidimukkala
Chief Information Officer

Sreenivas joins us with 26 years of experience in the field of IT. He has extensive experience in major enterprise organizations directing IT strategy, building system roadmaps, and leading support and implementation projects. He is skilled in leading teams and projects to deliver results in Digital Transformation, Application Implementation, Business Analytics, and Process Automation.

In his most recent assignment, Sreenivas was associated with International company as CIO for India operations and International paper APPM Ltd. Sreenivas has a MBA in International Business from Roosevelt University, Chicago after Completing his BE – Computer Science From Madras University.

Sreenivas has joined Mahindra Logistics in September 2021.

Edwin Lobo
Vice President – Human Resource, Admin & CSR
Edwin Lobo
Vice President – Human Resource, Admin & CSR

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.

Lovinder Singh Saggu
Associate Vice President - Automotive Outbound Business
Lovinder Singh Saggu
Associate Vice President - 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
Associate Vice President - Auto Engineering Non-M&M Business
Vishal Barnabas
Associate Vice President - 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.

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.