CEO at Lohia Auto Industries (LAI)
Mr. Ayush Lohia is the CEO of Lohia Auto Industries (LAI), an automobile company that offers traditional as well as green energy mobility solutions. Lohia Auto Industries is a part of the diversified business conglomerate, Lohia Global, which has business interests in Manufacturing, Exports, Retail, Real Estate, Energy and Automobiles.
Mr. Lohia has a more than 15 years of experience in Auto sector. Before joining LAI in August 2008, he spent nearly 9 years in different companies of Lohia Global, leading strategic fronts and fostering engagements with brands like Wal-Mart, Tesco, IKEA, Pottery and Barns, Target and others. The initial Years at Designco, a handicraft—export arm of Lohia Global, were of great importance for Ayush in his learning. With his acumen and hard work, the company became a highest export award winning company in metal decorative trade. He has strategically expanded the portfolio of Lohia Global by acquiring the stainless steel manufacturing unit, where he roped in an exposure to the production and development of the raw steel. During his association with the stain-less steel unit he developed his perspectives about the production and development science.
As CEO at Lohia Auto Industries, Mr. Ayush is leading the team and provides thought leadership, vision, strategy and roadmap to enable LAI’s product and business strategies across national and global markets. He leads a team of strategists, R&D, Sales, services, marketing, and business development managers who work closely with the brand, dealers, vendors and agencies to ensure optimal delivery of consumer experiences across the company’s pallet of offerings. He has built a strong portfolio of products, strategically positioned at different segments, which provides Lohia Auto Industries, an opportunity to touch a larger base of customers.
Mr. Ayush Lohia is an alumnus of Delhi University and earned his graduate degree in commerce with cost accounting and management as specialization. He has also completed a number of management development programs with some of the reputed business institutes in India, like, BIMT and MDI.
Mr. Ayush is a well sought after speaker in technology and management institutes. His in-depth industry knowledge and easy to connect personality has made him a regular at the podium of colleges.
He is also involved in numerous mentor ship programs in which he mentors Lohia Global junior to senior level managers on new idea incubation and various strategies that their companies need to adopt.
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND INTERESTS:
Mr.Ayush always believes in creating amazing consumer experiences that inspire consumer behavior and arrives top-line growth and maximizes ROI. He is a true believer of the Leadership from the front, lead by example”.
He is a travel enthusiast and since his childhood, he has been an avid lover of automobiles. He loves driving different terrains and owns a good—collection of cars.
Mr. Ayush is a spiritual in nature and has faith in the power of ”Good-Karma”. He believes that education is the foundation of a prosperous society. He is dedicatedly working on social projects promoted by ”Lohia Manav Kalyan”, a trust run by Lohia Global, that supports the education for underprivileged.
Exhaust gases and emission – not sustainable. Electric Vehicles for long or short haul – currently surrounded by development and adaptation issues. Where is the balance in the near term?