Mr. Ramashankar Pandey

Managing Director at Hella India Lighting Ltd, Regional Head-Asia –Hella Germany- Special OE Division & Member of its Global Executive Mgmt.at Hella

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Ramashankar Pandey
Managing Director, Hella India Lighting Ltd.(Subsidiary of Hella Germany)

India’s top 25 Manufacturing Great Place to Work Company. Most Innovative Enterprise by CII in
2017 (Mid-Size Manufacturing) EC Member & Chairman ACMA Aftermarket Committee GC Member at ASDC Chairman, Road Safety Sub

One of the Youngest Professional CEO, A Social Entrepreneur, Ramashankar Pandey is the Managing Director of Hella India Lighting Ltd. Since year 2010, a
Great Place to Work Certified Company & India’s top 25 Manufacturing Great Place to work in 2019 and the most Innovative enterprise as awarded by CII in 2017 in Mid-Size Manufacturing Category. He is an EC Member & Chairman of Aftermarket committee at ACMA – Auto Component Manufacturers Association of India. He is in the Governing Council of ASDC – Automotive Skill Development Council as part of NSDC. He is the Chairman, Road Safety Sub Committee at FICCI & Chairman, North Regional Task Force on Road Safety at CII.
He is very passionate and actively engaged to fight the menace of alarming Road Deaths on Indian Roads by steering various road safety awareness campaigns. On
this topic he is known more as a social activist, a Road Safety Warrior than a Professional CEO.
Winner of Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards ( APEA) for 2021 in the Master Entrepreneur Category, Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award for 2016, ET-Now CSR
Leadership Award in 2018 and Winner of The Economic Times Most Promising Business Leader of Asia 2019, he is an alumnus of NIT Calicut, ICFAI Hyderabad and IIM Bangalore. He also completed AIMA’s flagship Global Advance Management Program at University of California, Berkeley at Silicon Valley. He is Jury member of AIMA’s (All India Management Association) various competitions
including National Competition for Young Managers-2016.
His contribution towards Skill India initiative, as co-founder of “Prayaas Bangalore” since his BOSCH days in 1998, has benefited 100’s of underprivileged youths get jobs and livelihood they deserve, currently 3 Skill centres are run by Prayaas in association with Smart Village Project in Andhra.