Mr Narasimha Gopalkrishna Hegde
Vice President - Corporate Affairs
Ashok Leyland Limited
Industry / Sector
Presently working as Vice President – Corporate Affairs with Ashok Leyland Ltd.
He is a B.com and MBA having more than 33 years of experience in the Corporate World. He has worked with various multinationals including ArcelorMittal, Aditya Birla Group, Ranbaxy, FIAT etc. He has contributed immensely towards the efforts made by the ArcelorMittal for setting up a Green Field project in India. He is instrumental in acquiring more than 3000 acres of contiguous land for ArcelorMittal’s proposed Green Field project in Karnataka.
He has been working with Ashok Leyland for the last two years heading the Corporate Affairs function for the company and the Hinduja Group. He has been dealing with various State and Central Governments, Industry Associations and Diplomatic Corp. He has extensively traveled in Europe, North & South America, Africa during his stint with ArcelorMittal. He has participated many Drama competitions in Kannada and has also lent his voice for All India Radio as a causal News Reader and various advertisements in Kannada. He has been staying in NCR for the last 35 years.
Ashok Leyland is one of the leading and second largest manufacturers of Commercial Vehicles in India. Founded in 1948, Ashok Leyland Limited is a public limited Indian automobile company which is the flagship company of Hinduja Group of Companies. Having manufacturing facilities located at different geo locations with predominance in pan India, with a combined turnover of INR 2,146,793.92 lakhs our installed capacity of 150,000 vehicles in India.
At Ashok Leyland, we offer a wide range of products to meet our customers’ requirements and preferences and are best suited for Indian markets. Ashok Leyland portfolio includes Buses, Trucks, Light Vehicles, Defence Mobility Solutions and Power Solutions.
Ashok Leyland has a robust global export programme, whereby our products manufactured in our India based plants are exported to nearly 30 countries.