Principal Chief Engineer & Head – Product Development at Mahindra Truck & Bus Division
Dr. Venkat Srinivas is Principal Chief Engineer and Head – Product Development, Mahindra Truck and Bus Division, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) Ltd. He is a member of the Senior Management Team at Mahindra Truck and Bus Division, managing engineering and product development functions for M&M’s Commercial Vehicle range of Trucks and Buses. He has twenty six years of R&D and management experience in Aerospace and Automotive engineering disciplines.
Prior to joining M&M in 2014, Dr. Srinivas was Special Director – Product Development at Ashok Leyland Ltd, and a member of the Ashok Leyland Senior Management Team, managing several engineering departments and a team of over 300 engineers and managers. Dr. Srinivas earlier had a 14-year career in Product Development at Ford Motor Company, Detroit, USA.
Dr. Srinivas holds a B.Tech. from IIT, Madras, India, MS and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland, USA, and an MBA with High Distinction from the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, USA.
Upgrading and overhauling the manufacturing ecosystem to ensure it meets testing and validation norms while keeping costs under control. Where is this headed?