Arun Kumar Malhotra did his PGDM from IIM-Calcutta in 1983 and since then has managed numerous assignments and roles in leading auto companies, the last being MD of Nissan India.
Presently he is an industry consultant, board member, corporate speaker and visiting faculty in prominent business schools.
He became a part of the automotive industry when it was at a very nascent stage in India. Over the past 3 decades has contributed to the establishment and growth of the Indian automotive industry. Worked with Bajaj Auto, Maruti Suzuki, and Mahindra & Mahindra in the past.
He has been deeply involved in areas such as sales & after sales, brand building, strategic marketing, retail network expansion and development, rural marketing as well as formulating strategies for growth. He was a member of the Executive Committee of SIAM (Society of Automobile Manufacturers) the apex body of the auto industry and was the Chairman of Auto Expo 2018 held in Greater Noida in Feb 18.
He is an independent director in the board of a reputed auto ancillary company Lumax Auto Technologies Limited.