Tata Motors has been known for its employee appreciation and enabling them with authority to implement their way of development in terms of innovation. The company has always motivated its employees to take on the responsibilities and grab the opportunities. On the other side employees too, apply their proficient skills and dedication, which makes Tata Motors, a reliable name on the global platform.
Girish Wagh is one of the names that have served Tata Motors with auspicious service. The personality behind the Tata Nano and Ace will now have an opportunity to lead the commercial vehicle business of the company.
The company announced Girish Wagh as a new head of the commercial vehicle business unit and he will also be a part of the executive committee. Wagh will take over the authorities of these new duties with an instant outcome. He will also work with Pisharody for a smooth changeover.
The company also affirmed that the substitute for Wagh, where he previously played an appreciable role as head of product line of Medium & Heavy Commercial business (MHCV) will be soon declared in coming period. Till then Wagh will look after the MHCV business.
Girish Wagh pursued mechanical engineering degree from MIT and also completed a post–graduate programme in manufacturing after which he started working with Tata Motors in 1992. He played a significant role at the time of Indica Launch, but more than that, he is acknowledged for rolling out Nano where he headed a team of 500. In addition, he is known as a key person for the Tata Ace launch.
Recently, on June 5, Ravindra Pisharody— former Executive Director, Commercial Vehicle, Tata Motors, resigned from the position, mentioning personal reasons. As a replacement to Pisharody, Satish Borwankar took place for the newly formed position of COO. The tenure of Satish Borwankar has also been extended by two years by the company.
Focusing on the figures of the Tata Motors commercial segment, the domestic commercial vehicle industry witness a growth of 3.2% in 2016-2017, Tata Motors saw a drop of 0.8% in its domestic commercial vehicle sales. Till May, the company managed to sell 23,606 units and witnessed a decline of 13% in sales compared to the last year’s performance.
Tata has some serious plans in terms of positioning some talented and creative heads in to the executive body to make its management strong for which it is known.