Mahesh BABU

MD & CEO, Mahindra Electric

Mahesh Babu is currently the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Mahindra Electric, a pioneer of electric mobility in India

He is a Fulbright Scholar and has completed his Leadership in Management from Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, USA and his post graduate degree in Engineering from BITS, Pilani.

Mahesh has been with the Mahindra Group for over 20 years. He has worked in design and development of engine and vehicle platforms, from frugal 3-wheelers to flagship models. The Mahindra XUV500, India’s first monocoque SUV, which won 25 auto awards within a year of its launch, is one of the most prestigious projects executed under Maheshs leadership.

Under his leadership, Mahindra Electric has launched four new electric vehicles, and a mobility platform, NEMO, which stands for Next-Generation Mobility. He has been instrumental in shaping electric mobility solutions for the future, through path breaking initiatives in the commercial fleet segment and by expanding the electric portfolio from 48V till 650V drivetrains.