Ravi is a corporate business leader and management professional with over 35 years of experience across diverse industries. He is a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of 3 companies, and is an advisor to 2 other companies. He also undertakes Coaching and Mentoring assignments. At Tata Motors, Ravi was leading the large Commercial Vehicles Business. He chaired Joint Ventures including Tata Cummins and Tata-Marcopolo, as well as overseas companies such as Tata Daewoo (Korea) and Tata Motors South Africa, and served on the boards of Indian subsidiaries like Tata Motors Finance Ltd. His previous corporate roles include an 18 year stint with Philips India, where his last role was Vice-President, Consumer Electronics; and 8 years in BP/Castrol, where he was a member of the Board of Directors of Castrol India Ltd, and simultaneously Regional Director for Africa, Middle East and India, and subsequently based in Singapore as Head, Global Marketing for the Motorcycles and Scooters category.
Ravi is a graduate engineer from IIT Kharagpur and did his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta. His expertise is in sales and marketing, as well as Business Strategy. He has also been active in industry bodies; he has been a member of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI), a Council member and subsequently Chairman of the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC), and Vice-President of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) in 2016-17.