Escorts Group

Leadership Team

Meet the leaders who have crafted Escorts Kubota’s success story

Mr. Nikhil Nanda

Mr. Nikhil Nanda joined the Board of Escorts Kubota Limited (Earlier Escorts Limited) in 1997 and assumed responsibility as the Chairman & Managing Director in 2018. He has led the transformative journey of the company to profitable growth and global reach, through innovation, strategic planning and technological collaborations. He has played a central role in leveraging EKL’s inherent capabilities to strengthen its position as a company dedicated to frugal engineering.

His initiatives led to Escorts Kubota Limited introducing a series of innovative products that demonstrate excellence in manufacturing quality, market intelligence and enhanced customer value across India and other emerging economies. It helped the company to evolve from being a product-led company to an innovation and technology-driven brand that crafts customer-centric solutions for enhanced productivity. Under his abled leadership, Escorts Limited strengthened its partnership with Kubota Corporation, Japan by institutionalising Escorts Kubota Limited.

Kubota, as part of their recent acquisition of equity stake in the company, resulting in them becoming a joint promoter in the company, has agreed with Mr. Nanda to avail his experience and expertise for expanding their agri-based business in India and globally, for manufacturing value based tractors. Also, to provide him the honorary positions of Senior Managing Executive Officer and General Manager of Value-Innovative Farm and Industrial Machinery Strategy & Operations in Kubota Corporation, Japan.

Mr. Nanda was among the five Indians selected as the ‘Global Leaders of Tomorrow’ for the year 2001 by the prestigious World Economic Forum, Geneva. He is a member of CII’s National Council, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Young President’s Organization (YPO). He is one of the few business leaders chosen by the Government of India to represent the country at the Indo-Spain CEOs Forum. He has been conferred upon the prestigious recognition of ‘Best CEO-Auto & Auto Ancillaries’ by Business Today for the October 2019-September 2020 period.

He holds a Baccalaureate Degree, Bachelor of Business Administration from The Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, class of 1995.

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors comprises a team of highly respected individuals who come from a variety of industries. Well reputed within the realms of the Indian business scenario, our Directors bring with them a vast experience and knowledge of brand, culture, governance, technology, and global know-how.