Indian mobility platform Ola, has announced key leadership appointments across Ola Financial Services, Ola Cars, and Ola Electric. The appointments comes after Ola’s drive to “attract the best talent” to realize its vision of new mobility.
The company has shifted its focus towards AI, big data, analytics, and IoT that have been built on the back of its existing businesses.
“These additions to our leadership team add significant experience and diverse skills to Ola in key areas including lending, production and quality as well as engineering management and I look forward to collaborating with them to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable mobility,” Bhavish Aggarwal, founder and CEO, Ola said.
The latest additions by Ola to its leadership are,
PV Harinarayan joins as the VP Lending, Ola Financial Services. Hari brings close to two decades of experience in the banking and fintech domain, having previously been the CEO of Simple Pay, where he was responsible for building a High tech purpose led digital lending NBFC.
V Ramesh joins as the VP and Head of Operations at the Ola Futurefactory and will be responsible for efficient operations and instilling best practices in safety, quality and productivity that will help scale up the Futurefactory. He has previously worked at Toyota, Maruti Suzuki, Lucas TVS, and TATA Hitachi.
Priteesh Mahajan has joined as the head of two-wheeler product planning and program management at Ola Electric and will be responsible for overseeing the engineering program management for the company’s two-wheeler program. Priteesh has joined Ola after ABB where he managed global and local businesses as the head of the global instrumentation business.
Ola has undergone some changes over the few months including appointments like
- Arun Sirdeshmukh, CEO, Ola Cars
- Vinay Bhopatkar, head of delivery business
- R. Arun Kumar, group CFO
- N Balachandar, CHRO
- Rakesh Bhardwaj, Group CIO
- Wayne Burgess, Ola Electric’s head of design
- Jose Pinheiro, head global manufacturing and operations