Ola Electric names Arun Sarin as Independent Director
Sarin, former CEO of Vodafone Group, will play the role of a mentor and advisor
Published - May 29, 2019 11:57 AM Updated: May 29, 2019 11:57 AM
Former CEO of Vodafone Group Plc Arun Sarin has been appointed Independent Director of Ola Electric Mobility Private Limited, as per media reports.
Sarin has invested in Ola and Ola Electric and will play the role of a mentor and advisor.
“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 and over-dependence on non-renewables,” Sarin was quoted as saying after the appointment was announced.
Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-Founder and Chief Executive, Ola, was also reported as saying: “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. We aim 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.”
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