The Group has constituted an apex decision council by instituting the Amara Raja Corporate Council (ARCC), to provide directions & decisions to drive the Group Culture, Vision, Corporate strategy, Succession planning and much more.
Mr. Jayadev Galla is the Chairman and Managing Director of Amara Raja Energy & Mobility Limited since August 2021. As a Co-founder of Amara Raja, he joined the Group in the year 1994 and worked in various capacities. Before joining the Company, he served as an International Sales Executive, at GNB Battery Technologies, Inc., USA (now part of Exide Technologies, USA). He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA.
Mr. Jayadev Galla is a member of the World Economic Forum representing the Amara Raja Group. He is appointed as a Governor of the Electricity Industry and as a Principal of the Global Battery Alliance. Participating in the Electricity Industry Governors meeting in the 2023 edition, he spoke on the implications of the energy crisis for security, climate, affordability and its impact on the pace of energy transition, and he was also part of a roundtable on Building Resilience in Global Electronics and Semiconductor Supply Chain.
Executive Director - Automotive and Industrial - ARE&M, Convenor - ARCC
Harshavardhana Gourineni (Harsha) has done his Graduation in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Purdue University, USA. Harsha joined the Amara Raja Group as Sr. Management Executive in October 2015 and worked in Supply Chain Management, Sales and Marketing functions. He was the MD & CEO of Mangal Industries Limited. Presently, he is the Executive Director – Automotive & Industrial Batteries, Amara Raja Energy & Mobility Limited.
Executive Director- New Energy Business, ARE&M, Convenor - GROCOM
Vikramadithya Gourineni has attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison and received a Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemistry from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Vikram joined the Amara Raja Group as a Management Executive in the month of August 2013 and worked in various capacities including Sales & Marketing of Galla Foods and Amara Raja Energy & Mobility Limited. He was the Managing Director of Amara Raja Power Systems Ltd and Amara Raja Electronics Ltd. Presently he is Executive Director- New Energy Business, Amara Raja Energy & Mobility Limited.
Vijayanand S has done his post-graduation in Chemical Engineering. His journey in Amara Raja started in November 1992 as Assistant Manager. He has also undergone a General Management and Leadership Development Programme at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He handled Marketing, Research and Engineering and various other roles during his tenure. He is the Merit Award winner for his contribution to the “yellow hat / kantori start-up team” by JCI in May 2005. He previously headed the Industrial Batteries SBU of Amara Raja Energy & Mobility Limited and was also the CEO of Amara Raja Power Systems Business. He’s now the President of New Energy Business, Amara Raja Energy & Mobility.
Jaikrishna B has joined us in the capacity of Vice President – HR in the year 2005. Jaikrishna is a graduate in Economics and a postgraduate in Social Work with a specialisation in Personnel Management from the Madras School of Social Work- University of Madras. He has also undergone a General Management and Leadership Development Programme at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He’s handled the CSR and other Social responsibility roles in the Group and has headed the IT function. He’s also the Advisor to the Galla family. He is currently the President – Group HR and Ombudsperson of the Amara Raja Group.
Narasimhulu Naidu C has done his Graduation in Mechanical Engineering. His journey in Amara Raja started in the month of Oct 1994 as Sr. Engineer. He has also undergone a General Management and Leadership Development Programme in Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. During his tenure, he handled Production Planning & Control, Purchase, QA, Production – Auto SBU, Projects & Environment, Operations of Mangal Industries and various other roles. He’s now the Chief Operations Officer, Amara Raja Energy & Mobility Limited.
Venkat Madhav has done his Post Graduation in Mechanical Engineering. His journey in Amara Raja started in the month of May 1993 as Management Trainee. He has also undergone a General Management and Leadership Development Programme in Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. During his tenure, he handled Production Planning & Control, Purchase, Production of Auto SBU, Operations – Galla Foods and various other roles. Now he is heading the Group Supply Chain Management Function.
Kannan has done his graduation in Commerce from Madras University and CA from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has rich experience of over three decades in the functions of Finance, Treasury, Commercial , SCM, Operations, Taxation & Legal. His journey in Amara Raja started from November 2020.
Kishore is an Engineering Graduate in Computer Technology and holds MBA in Marketing. He has also undergone Leadership Course for Top Management from the Indian School of Business(ISB), Hyderabad and IT Leadership courses from GE Crotonville. His Journey in Amara Raja Started in Jul 2016. He is the Chief Information Officer of Amara Raja Group.