Chairman & Managing Director
Jayadev Galla is the Chairman and Managing Director of Amara Raja Energy & Mobility Ltd (ARE&M), previously Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. Under his guidance and leadership, the company has achieved many milestones viz., including the crossing of Rs 10,000 crore turnover, expanding its footprint in overseas markets, especially in the Indian Ocean Rim, etc.
Executive Director, Lead Acid Batteries
Mr. Harshavardhana Gourineni currently serves as the Executive Director for the Automotive and Industrial division of Amara Raja Energy & Mobility Limited (ARE&M). He is an accomplished business leader who has made significant contributions to the growth and expansion of ARE&M. He has worked in different positions at RN Galla Family Pvt Ltd, Amara Raja Infra Pvt Ltd, Mangal Industries Ltd and the group’s media arm – Amara Raja Media and Entertainment Pvt Ltd. As MD and CEO of Mangal Industries, Mr. Gourineni scaled the business by adding marquee customers like Samsung and IKEA and established a design partnership with AXISCADES Technologies. In June 2021, Mr. Gourineni was appointed as the Executive Director of Amara Raja Energy & Mobility Ltd (ARE&M), previously Amara Raja Batteries, where he is responsible for leading the Automotive and Industrial businesses.
Executive Director, New Energy Business
Mr. Vikramadhithya Gourineni currently serves as the Executive Director for the New Energy Business at Amara Raja Energy & Mobility Limited (ARE&M). He started his journey in Amara Raja in 2013 as a Management Executive handling various functional responsibilities relating to supply chain management, procurement, marketing and sales etc. while steadily moving up the ranks. In 2021, Mr. Gourineni was appointed as the Executive Director in Amara Raja Energy & Mobility Ltd, previously Amara Raja Batteries Ltd, where he is responsible for New Energy strategy apart from other key initiatives. Under his leadership, the company successfully established a subsidiary, Amara Raja Advanced Cell Technologies Private Limited (ARACT) in November 2022 to house the Li-ion initiatives, as part of which the company is setting up a 16Gwh Gigafactory for manufacturing cells and battery packs, and a state-of-the-art collaborative R&D facility called the E Positive Energy Labs with an investment of up to Rs 9,500 crore.
President - New Energy Business
Vijayanand S has done his Post Graduation in Chemical Engineering. His journey in Amara Raja started in the month of November 1992 as Assistant Manager. He has also undergone a General Management and Leadership Development Programme in Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. During his tenure, he handled Marketing, Research and Engineering and various other roles. He is the Merit award winner for his contribution to the "yellow hat / kantori startup team" by JCI in May 2005. He headed the Industrial Batteries SBU of ARE&M before and was also the CEO of Amara Raja Power Systems Business.