Our Leaders

The torch bearers of our institution, our leaders are some of the best in the nation. Take a look at them.

Management Team

Rahul Bajaj
Chairman
Rahul Bajaj is an Honours Graduate in Economics and Law and a Business Graduate from the Harvard Business School. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bajaj Auto in 1968 and took over later as the Head of  the Bajaj Group of Companies.
Madhur Bajaj
Vice Chairman
After graduating in Commerce, Mr. Bajaj did his MBA from Lausanne, Switzerland. Joined as DGM in March 1983, took over as General Manager - Aurangabad Division in June 1986, as its Chief Executive in October 1988, became President of Bajaj Auto in September 1994, Executive Director in May 2000 and is Vice Chairman since July 2001.
Rajiv Bajaj
Managing Director
Rajiv Bajaj graduated first in class, with distinction, in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pune in 1988, and then completed his masters in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, with distinction, from the University of Warwick in 1990.
He has since worked with Bajaj Auto in the areas of Manufacturing and Supply Chain (1990-95), R+D and Engineering (1995-2000), and Marketing and Sales (2000-2005), and has been its Managing Director since April 2005.
His current priority is the application of the scientific principles of Homoeopathy to the task of building a brand centred strategy at Bajaj Auto with the objective of achieving its vision of being one of the world's leading motorcycle manufactures.
undefined
Pradeep Shrivastava
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Pradeep Shrivastava joined Bajaj in April 1986. He took over as Vice President in April 2005 and is currently the Chief Operating Officer. After receiving a degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT - Delhi, Mr. Shrivastava obtained a graduate diploma in Production and Finance from IIM - Bangalore in 1986.
undefined
Abraham Joseph
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Joseph started his tenure in Bajaj in July 1989 as a Graduate Trainee Engineer, took over as General Manager (R&D) in April 2005, Vice President (R&D) in April 2007 and is currently the Chief Technology Officer. He is a Mechanical Engineer from the National Institute of Technology, Bhopal.
undefined
R.C Maheshwari
President (Commercial Vehicle Business)
Mr. Maheshwari joined Bajaj in July 2007 as President (Commercial Vehicle Business). He is a gold medallist Mechanical engineer from BITS, Pilani.
undefined
Rakesh Sharma
President (International Business)
Mr. Sharma joined Bajaj in October 2007 as President (IB). He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM - Ahmedabad
undefined
Eric Vas
President (Motorcycle)
Mr. Eric Vas joined Bajaj in March 2009 as President (New Projects) and is currently President (Motorcycle). He is a Mechanical Engineer from College of Engineering., Pune, & PGDM from IIM, Calcutta
undefined
Kevin P D'Sa
President (Finance)
Mr. Kevin D'sa began his career with Bajaj in September 1978 and is presently the President (Finance). After acquiring a Bachelor's degree in Commerce, he completed his CA in 1978 and ICWA in 1981.
undefined
S Ravikumar
President (Business Development & Assurance)
Mr. Ravikumar joined Bajaj in June 1984 as an Accounts Officer and is now the President (Business Development & Assurance). He is an active member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
undefined
Amrut Rath
President (Human Resources)
Mr. Amrut Rath joined Bajaj in August 2009 as Vice President (Human Resources). He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering.
undefined
N.H Hingorani
Advisor (Materials)
Mr. N.H. Hingorani joined Bajaj in 1997 as the General Manager (Materials), took over as the Vice President (Purchase) in 1998 and is Advisor (Materials). Hingorani holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Malaviya Regional Engineering College, Jaipur.
undefined
C.P Tripathi
Advisor (Corporate Social Responsibility)
Mr. C.P. Tripathi joined Bajaj in January 1996 as the Vice President (Waluj Plant ), took over as Vice President (Operations) in April 2001, Vice President (Corporate) in July 2007 and is Vice President (Corporate Social Responsibility) since October 2009. A Science Graduate from Agra University, Tripathi also holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

Board of Directors

Rahul Bajaj
Chairman
Rahul Bajaj is an Honours Graduate in Economics and Law and a Business Graduate from the Harvard Business School. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bajaj Auto in 1968 and took over later as the Head of  the Bajaj Group of Companies.
Madhur Bajaj
Vice Chairman
After graduating in Commerce, Mr. Bajaj did his MBA from Lausanne, Switzerland. Joined as DGM in March 1983, took over as General Manager - Aurangabad Division in June 1986, as its Chief Executive in October 1988, became President of Bajaj Auto in September 1994, Executive Director in May 2000 and is Vice Chairman since July 2001.
Rajiv Bajaj
Managing Director
Rajiv Bajaj graduated first in class, with distinction, in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pune in 1988, and then completed his masters in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, with distinction, from the University of Warwick in 1990.
He has since worked with Bajaj Auto in the areas of Manufacturing and Supply Chain (1990-95), R+D and Engineering (1995-2000), and Marketing and Sales (2000-2005), and has been its Managing Director since April 2005.
His current priority is the application of the scientific principles of Homoeopathy to the task of building a brand centred strategy at Bajaj Auto with the objective of achieving its vision of being one of the world's leading motorcycle manufactures.
Sanjiv Bajaj
Executive Director
Mr. Sanjiv Bajaj, who took charge as the Executive Director in April 2004, is a Mechanical Engineer from Pune University. He obtained a Master's Degree in Manufacturing Systems from the University of Warwick and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School. Sanjiv Bajaj joined as an Officer on Special Duty in 1994, took over as the General Manager (CF) in 1997 and Vice President (Finance) in April 2001.
undefined
D S Mehta
Director
Mr. D. S. Mehta (born on April 27, 1936) is an honours graduated in commerce from Mumbai University. He is a fellow member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has been associated with the Bajaj Group of companies since 1966 and has more than 30 years of experience in corporate law, taxation, finance and investment.
He has been on the board of Bajaj Auto Ltd since 1998.
undefined
Kantikumar Podar
Director
Mr. Kantikumar R. Podar (born on April 12, 1935) graduated in commerce from Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics, Bombay. He has been a president of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry with headquarters in Pakistan.
He has been on the board of Bajaj Auto Ltd since 1983.
undefined
Shekhar Bajaj
Director
Mr. Shekhar Bajaj (born on June 8, 1948) is an honours graduate in science from Pune University with an MBA from New York University. He started his career as resident director of Bajaj Sevashram Ltd in Udaipur in 1968.During 1969-72, he was joint managing director of Bachhraj Factories Ltd, in Mumbai and took over as chief executive in 1974.In 1975 he was appointed as part-time managing director of the Mumbai-based Bajaj International Pvt Ltd and later its whole-time managing director. Bajaj Electricals Ltd is the company most closely associated with Mr Bajaj. In 1980, he became its chief executive and four years later, its managing director. Since 1994, he has been its chairman and managing director. This company is a leading manufacturing and marketing enterprise in the electrical and white goods appliances segment.
undefined
D J Balaji Rao
Director
Mr. D. J. Balaji Rao (born on December 15, 1939), is a mechanical engineer from the University of Madras and holds a postgraduate diploma in industrial engineering from Bombay University. He attended the advanced management programme at the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD) at Fountainbleu, France, in 1990. He was managing director of the Infrastructure Development Finance Company Ltd., executive director ICICI, and in April 1996, vice chairman and managing director, SCICI Ltd. He has served with distinction on the boards of many AAA rated companies, including Ashok Leyland, MICO, Wipro and Bharat Forge.
undefined
J N Godrej
Director
Mr. Jamshyd N Godrej (born on January 24, 1949) did his graduate studies in mechanical engineering and his Master's in Business Administration from the Illinois Institute of Technology, USA. He has been the managing director of Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co Ltd since 1991 and joined the board of its management as director in 1974. The Godrej Group is a leader in office equipment, industrial products as well as consumer products and services.
undefined
S.H Khan
Director
Mr. S. H. Khan (born on July 1, 1938) holds a Master's degree in commerce from the University of Bihar with two gold medals. He is also an alumnus of the International Management Institute, Geneva. He is a past chairman of the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI).
undefined
Mrs. Suman Kirloskar
Director
Suman Kirloskar (born April 22, 1935) is a science graduate. A well-known social worker, Ms Kirloskar is actively involved in the welfare of women and children. She is associated with the Mahila Seva Mandal (a rescue home for women and their children) and Empress Garden as chairperson. She is also the chairperson of the 40-year-old women's industrial enterprise, Mahila Udyog Ltd, which manufactures thin walled bearings. She is a trustee of the Ravi Kirloskar Quality Prize Trust and the Sanjeevan Vidyalaya Trust.
undefined
Naresh Chandra
Director
Mr. Naresh Chandra (born on August 1, 1934) is a postgraduate in mathematics and alumnus of the prestigious Allahabad University, where he also had a brief stint at teaching. A former career civil servant, he has had a long innings in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) from May 1956.
undefined
Nanoo Pamnani
Director
Mr. Nanoo Pamnani (born on February 26, 1945) is B A (Hons), B Sc (Economics) from London School of Economics. He is the non-executive chairman of Citibank, N A, India. He has held many important positions and handled various assignments in India and abroad during his long career with Citibank.
undefined
Manish Kejriwal
Director
Mr. Manish Kejriwal, (b. November 8, 1968) is the Managing Director of Temasek Holdings Advisors India Pvt Ltd. Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited is an investment holding company headquartered in Singapore. Established in 1974, Temasek holds and manages investments in companies which are involved in a wide range of business activities, from port, shipping and logistics, to banking and financial services, airlines, telecom and media, power and utilities, and rail.
undefined
P Murari
Director
Mr. P Murari (born on August 19, 1934) having done M A (Economics) from Madras University joined the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in which he served from 1957 till 1992. During his illustrious career as a civil servant, he has held many distinguished positions.
undefined
Niraj Bajaj
Director
Mr. Niraj Bajaj (born on October 10, 1954) did B Com from Sydenham College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai and Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, Boston, USA. He started his career with Bajaj Auto Ltd (two years) and Bajaj Electricals Ltd (six months) before joining Mukand Limited in March 1983 as Senior Marketing Manager. Since then, he has held positions of General Manager (Marketing), Deputy Chief Executive, Executive Director. He presently, holds the position of Managing Director since August, 1994

Company Secretary

undefined
J Sridhar
Company Secretary
Mr. J Sridhar is the Company Secretary since July 2001. A graduate in Commerce and Law, Sridhar also did his FCA, FCS and MMS. Prior to joining Bajaj, he was the Controller of Finance and Company Secretary, Maharashtra Scooters Ltd., a Bajaj Auto joint venture.

Committees on the Board

undefined
Nanoo Pamnani
Member
Mr. Nanoo Pamnani (born on February 26, 1945) is B A (Hons), B Sc (Economics) from London School of Economics. He is the non-executive chairman of Citibank, N A, India. He has held many important positions and handled various assignments in India and abroad during his long career with Citibank.
undefined
S.H Khan
Member
Mr. S. H. Khan (born on July 1, 1938) holds a Master's degree in commerce from the University of Bihar with two gold medals. He is also an alumnus of the International Management Institute, Geneva. He is a past chairman of the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI).
undefined
D J Balaji Rao
Member
Mr. D. J. Balaji Rao (born on December 15, 1939), is a mechanical engineer from the University of Madras and holds a postgraduate diploma in industrial engineering from Bombay University. He attended the advanced management programme at the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD) at Fountainbleu, France, in 1990. He was managing director of the Infrastructure Development Finance Company Ltd., executive director ICICI, and in April 1996, vice chairman and managing director, SCICI Ltd. He has served with distinction on the boards of many AAA rated companies, including Ashok Leyland, MICO, Wipro and Bharat Forge.
undefined
Naresh Chandra
Member
Mr. Naresh Chandra (born on August 1, 1934) is a postgraduate in mathematics and alumnus of the prestigious Allahabad University, where he also had a brief stint at teaching. A former career civil servant, he has had a long innings in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) from May 1956.

Shareholders and Investors Grievance Committee

undefined
D J Balaji Rao
Chairman
Mr. D. J. Balaji Rao (born on December 15, 1939), is a mechanical engineer from the University of Madras and holds a postgraduate diploma in industrial engineering from Bombay University. He attended the advanced management programme at the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD) at Fountainbleu, France, in 1990. He was managing director of the Infrastructure Development Finance Company Ltd., executive director ICICI, and in April 1996, vice chairman and managing director, SCICI Ltd. He has served with distinction on the boards of many AAA rated companies, including Ashok Leyland, MICO, Wipro and Bharat Forge.
undefined
J N Godrej
Member
Mr. Jamshyd N Godrej (born on January 24, 1949) did his graduate studies in mechanical engineering and his Master's in Business Administration from the Illinois Institute of Technology, USA. He has been the managing director of Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co Ltd since 1991 and joined the board of its management as director in 1974. The Godrej Group is a leader in office equipment, industrial products as well as consumer products and services.
undefined
Naresh Chandra
Member
Mr. Naresh Chandra (born on August 1, 1934) is a postgraduate in mathematics and alumnus of the prestigious Allahabad University, where he also had a brief stint at teaching. A former career civil servant, he has had a long innings in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) from May 1956.
undefined
S.H Khan
Member
Mr. S. H. Khan (born on July 1, 1938) holds a Master's degree in commerce from the University of Bihar with two gold medals. He is also an alumnus of the International Management Institute, Geneva. He is a past chairman of the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI).

Remuneration and Nomination Committee

undefined
D J Balaji Rao
Member
Mr. D. J. Balaji Rao (born on December 15, 1939), is a mechanical engineer from the University of Madras and holds a postgraduate diploma in industrial engineering from Bombay University. He attended the advanced management programme at the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD) at Fountainbleu, France, in 1990. He was managing director of the Infrastructure Development Finance Company Ltd., executive director ICICI, and in April 1996, vice chairman and managing director, SCICI Ltd. He has served with distinction on the boards of many AAA rated companies, including Ashok Leyland, MICO, Wipro and Bharat Forge.
undefined
S.H Khan
Member
Mr. S. H. Khan (born on July 1, 1938) holds a Master's degree in commerce from the University of Bihar with two gold medals. He is also an alumnus of the International Management Institute, Geneva. He is a past chairman of the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI).
undefined
Naresh Chandra
Member
Mr. Naresh Chandra (born on August 1, 1934) is a postgraduate in mathematics and alumnus of the prestigious Allahabad University, where he also had a brief stint at teaching. A former career civil servant, he has had a long innings in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) from May 1956.
Rahul Bajaj
Member
Rahul Bajaj is an Honours Graduate in Economics and Law and a Business Graduate from the Harvard Business School. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bajaj Auto in 1968 and took over later as the Head of  the Bajaj Group of Companies.