Mr. Maitreya V. Doshi, aged 52, is the Promoter and Chairman & Managing Director of the Company. He is an MBA from IMD (Switzerland) and B.A. (Econ.) from Stanford University, U.S.A. He has been associated with the Company for over 30 years starting as Manager - Management Services (1984 – 1988), then Vice President - Corporate Planning (1988 – 1993), followed by Executive Director (1993 – 1995) and finally Managing Director in 1995. He was appointed as Vice Chairman of the Board in 2007 and thereafter appointed as Chairman of the Board in 2008. He has been largely responsible for the strong turnaround of the Company"s operations as well as development of new project activities such as the heavy engineering business.
Mr. Doshi has served CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) in his capacity as Chairman of the International Affairs Sub-Committee and the Family Business Committee. He also served as a member of the National Committee on Trade, the Western Regional Council and the National Council.
He was also a member of ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India), Pune, Western India Automobiles Association (WIAA), AIAM (Association of Indian Auto Manufacturers), Passenger Cars and MUV Committee of SIAM (Society of Indian Automobiles Manufacturers). He is an Executive Committee Member of SIAM. He has been nominated as a permanent member of the Executive Board of IMTMA (the Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers Association) and is a governing board member of the College of Engineering, Pune.
Mr. Doshi was a member of the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) for the past 20 years and he also served on the YPO International Board for 3 years from 2009-2012. He was previously the founder Regional Chairman of YPO's South Asia Region. In 2004, he was YPO Bombay's Chapter Chair. Mr. Doshi has also set up new YPO Chapters in Colombo, Sri Lanka and Gujarat. He is currently a member of the World Presidents' Organization (WPO).
Mr. Doshi has received many international YPO awards including two 'Best of the Best' awards for Chapter Education and Global Networking as well as YPO's Leadership in Global Membership' award.
In 1993, Mr. Doshi was nominated by the World Economic Forum, Geneva as one of 200 Global Leaders of Tomorrow selected from all over the world. He was also the first Indian speaker at Automotive News World Congress, Detroit, USA in 1996.