Two-wheeler giant Hero MotoCorp further strengthened its leadership team by appointing Arun Jaura as the Chief Technology Officer of the company. Jaura will report to Pawan Munjal, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hero MotoCorp, the company said in their press release.
Outgoing leader Vikram Kasbekar, who has been leading the R&D function at Hero MotoCorp at a very crucial time over the past two and half years, will support Jaura for a seamless transition.
Arun Jaura started his career with the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in 1982 where he spent a decade developing servo and electrohydraulic weapon systems as well as hydro-pneumatic suspension systems for battle tanks besides working on subsystems of the combat aircraft. Prior to joining Hero MotoCorp, Jaura was the Managing Director of Michelin India Technology Center since 2017, where he managed the R&D department and the sustainability functions, and also represented the Michelin Pune site, consisting of more than 1,100 engineers and technologists.
Arun Jaura, an accomplished engineering and technology expert with considerable experience of over four decades in global markets across multiple continents, has also worked in leadership capacity with Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M), Eaton Corporation and Ford Motor Co.