Dr. Venki Padmanabhan has been named Royal Enfield Motors new CEO. The new leader of the world’s oldest motorcycle manufacturer wants to restore Royal Enfield to past glories. “Charged with the responsibility of restoring the company to its natural place among the leading luxury classic motorcycle marquees of the world. As customers’ dreams are fulfilled with great rides behind them, a threefold increase in top line and bottom line is to be accomplished by 2015.” – said Mr. Padmanabhan.
“Padmanabhan has already proven to be an outstanding leader for Royal Enfield while working alongside R.L. Ravichandran as company’s COO,” said Kevin Mahoney, President of Classic Motorworks, Royal Enfield’s official United States distributor. “His world-wide experience in the automotive industry and passion for bringing new life to historic brands make him the ideal candidate to build on the success from recent years and continue Royal Enfield’s growth as global brand.”
via Royal Enfield