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Altigreen appoints Ajoy Lall, Kiran Menon to lead manufacturing, finance verticals

Ajoy Lall was earlier VP, of Operations Tata Motors and looked after its five manufacturing plants in India

Altigreen appoints Ajoy Lall, Kiran Menon to lead manufacturing, finance verticals

Kiran Menon, VP, Finance, Altigreen

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Extending their focus on building a formidable leadership team, India’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer Altigreen has made two crucial appointments. Ajoy Lall and Kiran Menon have joined Altigreen as Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Vice President, Finance, respectively, at the Altigreen corporate office in Bangalore.

After a distinguished career spanning 35 years working with Tata Motors as Vice President, Operations and being responsible for all its five manufacturing plants in India, Lall brings a wealth of industry expertise to Altigreen. Lall has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Allahabad, in addition to holding a Post Graduate Diploma in General Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur.

Ajoy Lall , Senior Vice President, Manufacturing, Altigreen

Menon, on the other hand, has had an illustrious career spanning 30 years in Corporate Finance, with companies such as JSW Ispat Special Products Limited, Mahindra Susten, Essar Group, Reliance Communications, Shaw Wallace, Asian Paints, and Exide Industries.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a Master’s in Commerce from Pune University. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWA).

Commenting on the development, Shalendra Gupta, Co-Founder & CFO, of Altigreen, said, “We are extremely pleased to welcome Ajoy Lal and Kiran Menon to the Altigreen family. We're confident that their industry experience and subject matter expertise will assist our teams to work smarter and collectively achieve greater heights. I look forward to taking this journey ahead with both of them.”

Sharing his thoughts on the development, Lall said, “I am excited to take on the new role at Altigreen. The brand is doing stupendous work in revolutionizing the transition to electric mobility. I am excited for my stint at Altigreen and looking forward to rapidly scaling green mobility with a focus on quality, and ensuring a resounding all-round success.”

Reacting to his appointment at Altigreen, Menon said, “I am excited to join Altigreen and looking forward to taking giant strides in green mobility. My cross-industry experience and relationships will help us in achieving many industry-firsts. Here’s to a new, exciting chapter.”

Founded in 2013, Altigreen designs, engineers, and produces Electric Vehicles for the last-mile transportation segment. Headquartered with a factory in Bangalore, and with regional footprints across India, the company’s patent portfolio spans over 60 countries with 29 patents granted, including 6 in the US.

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