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Dr. Anish Shah

Group CEO and MD

Dr. Anish Shah is the Group CEO of the Mahindra Group and the Managing Director of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, the parent company of the Mahindra Group. His role as Group CEO includes oversight of all Group businesses, which employ 260,000+ associates across 20 industries and 100+ countries. His primary focus is on nurturing a purpose-driven organization, establishing tech leadership in each industry and value creation across businesses.

Under Anish’s leadership, the Group is reigniting value creation with exponential growth across multiple businesses and prudent capital allocation. Anish believes that “purpose drives profits”. He is the custodian of Mahindra’s Rise philosophy, of driving positive change in the lives of our communities to enable them to Rise. And he is championing the Mahindra Group’s efforts to play a leadership role in Women Empowerment and Sustainability.

Prior to joining the Mahindra Group, Anish was President and CEO of GE Capital India from 2009-14, where he led the transformation of the business, including a turnaround of its SBI Card joint venture. His career at GE spanned 14 years, during which he held several leadership positions at GE Capital’s US and global units. He has also led Bank of America's US Debit Products business and worked with Bain & Company in Boston and Citibank in Mumbai.

In December 2023, Anish took charge as the President of FICCI, one of India’s oldest and largest industry bodies. He is also a member of the UK Investment Council, Chair of the Automotive Governors Council (World Economic Forum), co-chair of the India Alliance of CEOs for Climate Change (World Economic Forum) and co-Chair of the India-Australia CEO Council. Anish has also been ranked among the Best CEOs in Fortune India's Best CEOs, 2023.

Anish holds a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. His interests include sports (particularly Cricket and American Football), reading and travel.

Meet our Leaders

Mr. Anand Mahindra - Chairman, Mahindra Group

Mr. Anand Mahindra

Chairman, Mahindra Group

Dr. Anish Shah

Group CEO and MD

Mr. Rajesh Jejurikar - Executive Director and CEO - Auto & Farm Sector

Mr. Rajesh Jejurikar

ED & CEO, Auto & Farm Sectors

Ms. Abanti Sankaranarayanan - EVP, Group Public Affairs

Ms. Abanti Sankaranarayanan

EVP, Group Public Affairs

Mr. Amarjyoti Barua

EVP, Group Strategy

Mr. Amit Kumar Sinha - MD & CEO, Mahindra Lifespaces

Mr. Amit Kumar Sinha

MD & CEO, Mahindra Lifespaces

Ms. Asha Kharga - EVP, Group Customer & Brand

Ms. Asha Kharga

EVP, Group Customer & Brand

Mr. Hemant Sikka - President, Farm Sector

Mr. Hemant Sikka

President, Farm Sector

Mr. Kavinder Singh - MD & CEO, Mahindra Holidays

Mr. Kavinder Singh

MD & CEO, Mahindra Holidays

Mr. Manoj Bhat - President, Group Finance

Mr. Manoj Bhat

Group CFO

Mr. Mohit Kapoor

EVP, Group Technology

Mr. Naveen Raju - EVP, Group Legal

Mr. Naveen Raju

EVP, Group Legal

Mr. Puneet Renjhen - EVP, Group Partnerships & Alliances

Mr. Puneet Renjhen

EVP, Group Partnerships & Alliances

Mr. R. Velusamy - President Automotive Technology & Product Development

Mr. R. Velusamy

President, Automotive Technology & Product Development

Mr. Rajeshwar Tripathi - EVP, CHRO, Auto & Farm Sectors

Mr. Rajeshwar Tripathi

CHRO, Auto & Farm Sectors

Mr. Ramesh Iyer - Vice Chairman & MD, Mahindra Finance

Mr. Ramesh Iyer

Vice Chairman & MD, Mahindra Finance

Mr. Rampraveen Swaminathan - MD & CEO, Mahindra Logistics

Mr. Rampraveen Swaminathan

MD & CEO, Mahindra Logistics

Mr. Ruzbeh Irani - President - Group HR

Mr. Ruzbeh Irani

President, Group HR

Mr. Veejay Ram Nakra

President, Auto sector

Mr. Vinod Sahay - President (Aerospace and Defence) & Chief Purchase Officer - Auto and Farm Sectors

Mr. Vinod Sahay

President, Aerospace & Defence; Chief Purchase Officer, Auto & Farm Sectors

Mr. Vivek Agarwal - President Tech Mahindra

Mr. Vivek Agarwal

President, APJI & Corporate Development, Tech Mahindra

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