Mr. Dheeraj G. Hinduja holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in Economics & History from the University College, London, 1993. He has completed his Masters in Business Administration with specialization in Project Management from the Imperial College, London University, 1994.
Dheeraj is a third generation member of the Hinduja Family, who owns and runs the Hinduja Group, with diversified business interests all over the world. Employing over 50,000 people, the Hinduja Group’s portfolio includes Global Investments, Investment Banking and International Trading. He has over seventeen years of experience at strategic and leadership levels covering a variety of businesses across diverse sectors such as Automotives, Energy, Infrastructure, Finance & Banking, IT & ITES, Media and Healthcare. He has been leading the Human Resources Function for the entire Group – driving an agenda of transformation, through talent acquisition, engagement, retention and development strategies.
Currently, Dheeraj is focusing on the Group’s Indian Businesses, which have a diversified portfolio of organizations with Ashok Leyland as the flagship company. As Director of Hinduja Group India, he is setting and driving an aggressive growth agenda for all Indian entities. He is leading a corporate team to develop strategy for enhancing Group Portfolio and exploring new opportunities & markets and to oversee investments.
As Chairman of Ashok Leyland, he is particularly overseeing corporate strategy for quantum growth, M&A activities and the charter of HR issues & initiatives.
Dheeraj is active on the Board of Hinduja Foundries, the largest jobbing foundry in India. He is also on the board of Hinduja Global Solutions.
As Co-Chairman of Hinduja Automotive Limited (formerly LRLIH Ltd), Dheeraj’s focus continues to be on the expansion on the Group’s automotive activities with a special focus on acquisitions and Joint Ventures.
Dheeraj is also a non-executive Director of many Group Companies.