Pawan Goenka



Dr. Pawan Goenka has been with the Mahindra group since 1993 in various leadership roles. Presently, he is the Executive Director & President – Automotive, Farm Equipment & Two Wheeler Sectors. Before joining Mahindra, Pawan spent 14 years with General Motors (GM) in Detroit, USA.

Pawan holds a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur and PhD from Cornell University, USA. He’s also a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

In 2007 he was honoured as “Man of the Year” by Autocar Professional, India’s leading auto magazine and “Automotive Man of the Year” at the annual NDTV Car & Bike Awards in 2011.  He is a fellow of SAE International and of the Indian National Academy of Engineers.  He is currently the President of SIAM (Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers). Dr. Goenka is on the board of several Mahindra Group Companies.