Ola Electric Mobility brings former CEO of Vodafone Arun Sarin on its Board
Ola Electric Mobility today announced that it has appointed Arun Sarin, former CEO of Vodafone Group Plc, as an Independent Director on its board.
Ola Electric Mobility today announced that it has appointed Arun Sarin, former CEO of Vodafone Group Plc, as an Independent Director on its board. Arun is a veteran in the telecom space and a globally recognised business leader. He serves on the boards of Cisco Systems, Accenture, Charles Schwab and Ola’s parent company, ANI Technologies. He also received an Honorary Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace in 2010.
Speaking on his appointment to Ola Electric’s board, Arun Sarin said, “I am delighted to be joining the board of Ola Electric. Electric Mobility at scale is the need of the hour and can help us solve some of the world’s most complex problems like climate change, pollution, over-dependence on non-renewables amongst others.”
“Ola Electric is pioneering the change by building an ecosystem that can help catalyze the adoption of electric vehicles globally. I look forward to working with Bhavish and the team at Ola Electric, towards their bold vision for the future of mobility,” he added.
Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-founder & CEO, Ola said, “I am very excited to welcome Arun on the board of Ola Electric. Over the years, his guidance and support have helped Ola grow as an organization with a global perspective.”
He added, “Ola Electric aims to build an ecosystem that can accelerate the adoption of electric mobility in India and across the world. Arun’s experience of building global businesses and his deep understanding of emerging markets and opportunities will be very valuable for us at Ola Electric in executing towards our mission. We look forward to his continued guidance and mentorship.”
Arun has served on numerous other Boards including Vodafone Group Plc, The Gap, Safeway and the Court of the Bank of England. He also served as a Senior Advisor to KKR, a global private equity group