Mr Arvind Mathew
Chief of International Operations
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
Industry / Sector
Agriculture & Allied Services, Manufacturing
A successful global business leader, Arvind is the Chief of International Operations at Mahindra & Mahindra Limited. He is highly respected for his commendable track record of building profitable businesses and organizational capability. Arvind has more than 30 years of domestic and international experience with organizations such as Ford Motor Company, Tata Advanced Materials Limited, and Suzlon Energy Limited. With vast operational and general management experience across diverse sectors like aerospace, automotive, defense, and renewable energy, Arvind is credited with evolving business strategy, growing market share, improving operational excellence, and driving innovation.
Arvind was earlier the Chief Executive Officer of Mahindra Electric Vehicles Private Limited. Arvind also served as President and Managing Director of Ford India and spearheaded its capacity expansion and operations. While in India, he was credited with playing a major role in the development of new vehicle and powertrain program for Ford’s operations. He has held a vast range of engineering, product planning and new product implementation positions with Ford’s operations in North America, Germany, Spain, Turkey and the UK.
Arvind holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from BITS Pilani, and Masters’ degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
The Mahindra Group is a USD 20.7 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through
innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and
fostering communities. It enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial
services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also
enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, aerospace, commercial vehicles, components, defense, logistics,
real estate, renewable energy, speedboats and steel, amongst other businesses. Headquartered in India,
Mahindra employs over 2,40,000 people across 100 countries.