Ampere Electric, a wholly owned electric mobility subsidiary of Greaves Cotton Ltd. has announced the appointment of Roy Kurian as Chief Operating Officer (COO) to Head E-mobility Business of electric 2-Wheelers and electric 3-Wheelers, with immediate effect.
Prior to joining Ampere Electric, Roy was associated with Yamaha Motors for 17 years as the SVP where he was responsible for providing strategic direction to the company and driving growth for the India market. Most recently, he was associated with EV startup Tork Motors as Sales and Marketing Head. Given Roy’s rich industry experience, Ampere will benefit from his deep domain knowledge, strategic direction and organizational efficiencies, which will help in accelerating next level of growth for Ampere Electric.
On Roy Kurian’s appointment, Nagesh Basavanhalli, Group CEO and MD, Greaves Cotton, said, “At Ampere Electric, our mission is to decarbonize the last mile mobility solutions using responsible technology. Roy Kurian has joined us to drive next level of growth & further boost our leadership position in the EV segment. We are delighted to have him onboard. With his expertise and rich experience, Roy will help us to strengthen Ampere’s leadership position in the country.”
Speaking on his appointment, Roy Kurian, COO, E-Mobility Business (2W & 3W), Ampere Electric. said, “I am delighted to be part of Ampere Electric family. In my new role, I aim to strengthen Ampere’s presence in the electric vehicle segment and achieve leadership position in both electric 2-wheelers and electric 3-wheelers in order to provide sustainable, affordable, reliable last mile connectivity and contribute to the government’s mission of clean mobility solutions.”
In the past year, Ampere Electric’s 2&3-Wheelers segments have seen a substantial growth both in terms of sales and improved livelihoods for drivers. Ampere Electric vehicles have superior designs and features, which are built to last and ensure passenger comfort. With each year, Ampere is becoming more conscious towards the environment by adopting responsible and sustainable technology solutions. With its pan India presence coupled with a strong retail network, Ampere Electric has established itself as a fast growing player in the organized electric 2-wheeler and electric 3-wheelers. Today, Ampere Electric has 300 dealerships (e-2W) in 230+ towns and cities in the country touching 75000 customers.