Vinod Sahay is President & Chief Procurement Officer of Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd and is also member of Group Executive Board (GEB) of Mahindra group.
In his current role, Vinod manages a spend of approx. Rs. 45,000 Cr for the Auto and Farm Sectors across 3 major verticals of Vehicle parts, systems, software and solutions Sourcing, Capex Sourcing and Services Sourcing. He also leads the Spares Business Unit of M&M.
Prior to this he was CEO of Mahindra Trucks & Buses Division and Mahindra Construction Equipment Division, where he played a key role in strategizing & executing business turnaround in terms of profitability, volume & market share growth.
Vinod joined Mahindra in 2015 as COO of Mahindra Two Wheelers Limited and was elevated as CEO of Two-Wheeler Business in 2016. Vinod also served on the board of Peugeot Scooters, France and played a key role for developing turnaround strategy and its implementation.
Prior to joining Mahindra, Vinod was with Tata Motors for 17 years and handled different leadership roles of Business Head with P&L responsibility, Strategy, Sales & Marketing and Product Planning & Management.
Vinod’s strength lies in strategic business planning and creating solutions and strategies for being future-ready and executing them for targeted results. He is known for creating and nurturing high performance, self-motivated, empowered teams.
Vinod has a Bachelor’s in Physics from Delhi University and Master’s in International Business and Marketing from Symbiosis, Pune. He is a Fulbright CII Fellowship Scholar from Institute of International Education – New York / Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA.
Vinod has been recognized as India’s most Inspirational Business Leader by White Page International. He actively participates in World Economic Forum and World Bank Group interviews, working groups and community discussions, which contributed to the development of the Resiliency Compass and the release of white paper on Financing Resilience in Post-COVID-19 Manufacturing and Supply Systems.
He lives in Mumbai with his wife, Swatika and two children. Vinod enjoys listening to soft music & ghazals.