Keshub Mahindra joined the Mahindra Group in 1947 and became its Chairman in 1963. It was under his supervision that this company took over the assembling of Willys Jeeps in India. Later became a full-fledged automobile company. After that, the business expanded into various sectors ranging from IT to real estate and financial services. Keshub Mahindra was a prominent member of many industry associations.
Worked as Chairman of Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry during 1966-67 and President of Assocham during 1969-70. He also served as the Chairman of IIM Ahmedabad. After his retirement, he handed over the baton to his nephew Anand Mahindra. Anand Mahindra stated that Keshub Mahindra was an inspiration to him and the entire Mahindra Group. His soft-spoken approach has made him a global business icon and has created many fans around the world.
Avoid the tension of buying and selling shares; Here is a formula
Keshub Mahindra grew up with the country
Mahindra’s former MD Pawan Goenka said that the industry has lost one of its highest personalities. Keshub Mahindra, who built one of India’s largest industrial companies, passed away at the age of 99, ending a chapter in India’s business history, particularly in the automobile industry. Mahindra’s career started with the birth of India in 1947. The growth of entrepreneur Keshub Mahindra was accompanied by the growth of the country. Businesses range from steel to tractors, software and electric vehicles. It was crucial in India’s industrial growth. Socialist-industrial economy, green revolution, growth of information technology, these are all crucial stages of India’s economy and Mahindra’s career.
Mahindra & Mahindra, of which Keshub was the chairman, started the business in 1945 in Ludhiana, Punjab under the name Mahindra & Mohammed. The business started by Keshub’s father and brothers split after two years. Later the name of the company was changed from Mahindra and Mohammed to Mahindra and Mahindra. From business steel to Willys Jeeps. Started assembling in India. In 1961, Mahindra & Mahindra tied up with the American company International Harvester to manufacture tractors. Keshub Mahindra, who joined the company in 1947 after graduating from Wharton University of Pennsylvania, became its chairman in 1963 and forged more alliances with foreign companies. This was crucial in the growth of Mahindra. He stepped down from the Mahindra Group in 2012 after leading the Mahindra Group for 48 years.