Siddhartha Lal is the managing director and CEO of Eicher Motors Ltd., the flagship company of Eicher Group in India. Siddhartha has also been the chief executive officer of Royal Enfield and the chairman of VE Commercial Vehicles, a joint venture between the Volvo group and Eicher Motors Ltd. As CEO of Royal Enfield, Siddhartha helped revive the company’s fortunes and also strengthened stakeholders’ involvement with the brand.
Siddhartha is also passionately involved in the subject of transportation and the role it has to play in sustainability, especially in urban settings; and its role in our health, safety, and quality of life. Due to his efforts in this area, he has been nominated as a part of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Agenda Council on Personal Transportation Systems. As a young global leader at WEF, Siddhartha is co-championing the initiative – ‘Transforming Urban Mobility’. He is also a part of the newly formed Next Generation Leaders Board at the Indian School of Business.
He graduated in economics from St Stephen’s College, Delhi and holds a master’s degree in automotive engineering from the University of Leeds. He is also a qualified mechanical engineer from Cranfield University.