The board of Volvo India Private Limited has announced the appointment of Kamal Bali as Managing Director, with immediate effect.

Bali is to be based in Bangalore and shall report at the Volvo Group level to Niklas Gustavsson, EVP, Corporate Sustainability and Public Affairs, and Chairman of the Board of Volvo India, and operationally to Philippe Divry, President VIPL.

An engineering graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), he began his professional career with Eicher Group in 1981. Later, he headed the sales function for Escorts’ Tractors & Claas Harvestors, followed by the position of CEO & Managing Director for Same Deutz -Fahr India and Escorts Construction Equipment. Prior to joining Volvo India, Bali was working as the President & CEO of LeeBoy India Construction Equipment Private Limited.