Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Vinod Dasari named Ashok Leyland's new MD

In a move described as “planned transition”, Ashok Leyland on Saturday appointed Mr Vinod Dasari the company's Managing Director in the place of Mr R. Seshasayee, who has been promoted the company's Executive Vice-Chairman.

Mr Seshasayee, who has been the face of Ashok Leyland for decades having served the company for the better part of his working life, will from April focus on “strategic initiatives towards globalisation of the company's operations,” says a press release from the company. He was made Managing Director of Ashok Leyland in 1998 and his present term expires on March 31.

Mr Dasari joined Ashok Leyland in 2005, before which he was Joint Managing Director of Cummins India. He will take charge from April 1.
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