Mahindra Electric CTO Steven Woolley Quits

Mahindra Electric

In a recent development, Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited’s Chief Technology Officer, Steven Woolley has resigned from his position. Although there’s not much known about Woolley’s reason for exit, it is learnt that the company is already looking for his replacement. 

An alumnus of Loughborough University, Steven Woolley, is a mechanical engineer by profession. He started his career with a major German automotive lighting company in the early 1990s and became a part of Mahindra Electric in September 2017. During his brief but eventful tenure at the helm of affairs, Woolley played a key role in creating and executing major strategies for India’s leading electric auto manufacturer. He was the main brain behind the Mahindra Electric Scalable Modular Architecture (MEMSA) that became a success at the last Auto Expo in Delhi.

Prior to his engagement with Mahindra Electric, he has worked at Ricardo, a UK based company dealing in automotive, clean energy etc. Other than Ricardo, he has also worked with Webasto, Lotus Group and Intelligent Energy among others. His expertise was in areas such as operational business planning and management; programme and developmental management; CRM and solution selling, electric vehicle design among others. During his last month at Mahindra, the company collaborated with Blu Smart (a 100% electric-vehicles powered smart mobility and smart charging platform) on World Environment Day to drive the Electric Mobility Revolution in India. 

About Mahindra Electric:

Initially known as Reva Electric Car Company, Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited is India’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer. The company is based in Bengaluru and has its products exported to over 20 countries worldwide. Its mission is to bring tomorrow’s transportation solutions, today. Mahindra Electric is selling EVs across many segments in India and abroad. Some of its current offerings include electric commercial vehicle eSupro (passenger & cargo), electric CitySmart hatchback e2oPlus, electric sedan eVerito and three-wheelers e-ALFA MINI & Treo. 

The company was featured in the list of Top 50 innovative companies in the year 2013 by a renowned international business magazine called Fast Company. The coveted honour was given to the then Mahindra Reva for its innovation in electric car space ahead of the launch of its much-awaited next-gen electric car, Mahindra E2O.


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