Talk about tough assignments. If you thought your job was tough, spare a thought for Vinod Dasari, who took over the reins of heavy vehicle major Ashok Leyland in April 2011, just after the last few tremors of the 2008 credit crisis had been felt and just ahead of the slowdown in the auto industry in 2012. Dasari took over as managing director of India’s second largest truck company at a time when the most brutal slowdown to have hit the Indian commercial vehicle industry in over three decades was creeping up on the company.
Ashok Leyland has battled from two separate slowdowns and a crippling dip in demand to emerge lighter and stronger
Summer wine and salad
Kishore Singh - January 19, 2015
A double topping for growth
Meghna Maiti - January 15, 2015
Scriptures for success
Kripa Mahalingam - January 27, 2015
The million-dollar question: Is investing a game of luck or skill?
Shankar Sharma - May 04, 2021
Where's the party tonight?
Aditi Saxena - January 27, 2015