Indian multinational ride-sharing company Ola on Tuesday announced key leadership appointments across Ola Financial Services, Ola Cars, and Ola Electric.
V Ramesh is 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 Futurefactory into the world’s largest and most advanced two-wheeler factory built on Industry 4.0 principles.
Ramesh brings over three decades of experience in production, quality, design, and development, having previously worked at Toyota, Maruti Suzuki, Lucas TVS, and TATA Hitachi.
“We are ushering in the era of New Mobility and continue to attract the best talent from around the world to build it out at scale,” Bhavish Aggarwal, Founder, and CEO, Ola, said in a statement.
“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,” Aggarwal added.
For Ola Financial Services, the company has also appointed PV Harinarayan as the VP of Lending. 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.
Priteesh Mahajan has joined as the Head of Two-wheeler Product Planning and Programme Management at Ola Electric and will be responsible for overseeing the engineering program manager for the company’s two-wheeler program which includes both the current line-up, as well as future products.
The company said that the appointments are a continuation of Ola’s drive to attract the best global talent to realize its vision of New Mobility which encompasses New Mobility Services.