Managing Director & CEO, Greaves Cotton Limited

Nagesh A Basavanhalli is the Managing Director & CEO of Greaves Cotton Limited. Nagesh is a global executive with diversified automotive experience across several geographies-developing international markets for business and engineering services, driving profitable growth, strategic roadmap and M&A.

He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University, India and a Master of Science from The University of Texas. He is an alumnus of the reputed Chicago Business School from where he completed his MBA (1998) and was awarded the prestigious “Booth India Business Leader – 2009”.

Nagesh has been associated in various senior leadership positions with FIAT Chrysler
Automobiles (FCA) for over two decades and served as the Managing Director and President for FCA India. He has additionally served as the Head of Chrysler Emerging Market offices.

Nagesh was also associated with ATG Tyres (KKR Portfolio company) as the Group President, Emerging Markets. Additionally, he has also served as the CEO at Hinduja Group of companies. He is currently on the Statutory Boards of Greaves Cotton Ltd., Premium Transmission Ltd. and Breach Candy Hospital Trust.