Ola Electric Mobility (Ola Electric), has been in the limelight for appointing of former top General Motors executive Jaime Ardila as a member of the company’s Board of Directors. A car industry veteran, Ardila had gone through 30 years at General Motors, where he held various positions of authority over the globe. In his latest job, Ardila was official VP and president, South America Operations, GM, being answerable for activities in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela. He at present fills in as the director of the board for Goldman Sachs BDC Inc, individual from the board for Accenture PLC, Nexa Resources and is likewise the organizer of Hawksbill Group, a differentiated business and correspondences counseling firm.
“Mobility is going through a global transformation as we build solutions to improve air quality, make clean energy more accessible and reduce fossil fuel dependence. Ola Electric has been reimagining electric mobility for the world and has emerged as the fastest-growing unicorn,” said Jaime Ardila. “Our ambition and capabilities of fostering the adoption of electric mobility at scale will have a deep impact on the mobility landscape in India and beyond. I look forward to working closely with the team at Ola Electric on their mission to electrify mobility at scale, for the masses,” said Ardila.
Specialists state that Ola is charming a great deal of top industry veterans whose business experience of structure worldwide organizations and profound comprehension of developing markets and openings will be significant to Ola Electric in executing their arrangements. The methodology is additionally expected to enable Ola to contend with opponent Uber.
In August this year, extremely rich person Pawan Munjal, administrator of Hero MotoCorp Ltd, the nation’s biggest bike creator, was in cutting edge discourses to put resources into Ola Electric, as per sources. In May this year, Ratan Tata, director emeritus of Tata Sons, put an undisclosed aggregate in Ola Electric as a component of a Series A series of subsidizing.
“Jaime (Ardila) is a visionary who has been at the helm of the automobile evolution across several countries in the world. As we build new and more sustainable modes of mobility, Jaime’s deep industry expertise and global experience will be an invaluable addition,” said Bhavish Aggarwal, co-founder and CEO, Ola.
Ola Electric claims that it is focused on enabling sustainable mobility for a billion people. The company is currently running several pilots across India to deploy electric vehicles and charging solutions, including battery swapping stations, primarily focused on developing a viable value proposition for the end-user, said the company.