Mahindra Renault Pvt. Ltd, the 51:49 partnership between Mahindra & Mahindra and Renault, has announced the appointment of Nalin Mehta as CEO. Mehta will join the board of MRPL after assuming responsibility from Rajesh Jejurikar who will step down as managing director from 1 October 2008, but will continue to serve on the board.
''From the inception of MRPL, Nalin has played a significant role in the success of the Logan which has won several accolades since launch and is among the top 3 selling sedans in India today. I am sure he will continue to steer the company to new heights as the Logan begins its global foray,'' said Dr Pawan Goenka, president, Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.