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Sarwant Singh quits Frost Sullivan; joins Switch Mobility leadership team, Auto News, ET Auto

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Sarwant is an MBA from the University of Prospects and a B Tech in electrical engineering from Saurashtra University.

New Delhi: Sarwant Singh, former taking care of husband or wife at consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, has joined as Ashok Leyland-owned Swap Mobility UK’s president and chief setting up officer, and CEO of the mobility assistance organization of the Group, Ohm World-wide Mobility Pvt Minimal, supply shut to the improvement informed ETAuto.

He took around his new position on Tuesday and will be centered in London.

Previous yr, the country’s second-biggest industrial automobile maker Ashok Leyland acquired bulk-stake Optare Group and renamed it as Swap Mobility as aspect of its travel towards electrification and new mobility expert services.

Ohm World-wide Mobility is a Group arm that will work as a mobility assistance organization. Sarwant who was heading Asia, Center East and South Africa for Frost Sullivan until April 30, 2021, provides alongside extensive encounter of around two a long time doing the job generally in the automotive and mobility area.

Sarwant is an MBA from the University of Prospects and a B Tech in electrical engineering from Saurashtra University.

Swap aims to develop on the success of Optare in the United kingdom, where by it is a major player in electric powered buses with far more than 150 of them operating in its household market. Amid other folks, Optare has shipped 30 electric powered double-decker buses to Metroline in London. The organization is currently carrying out orders for operators together with Tower Transit, London, and First York. This will develop a basis for the growth of Switch’s functions in Europe and advancement in India and other pieces of the world.

Lately, Nitin Seth, COO, Ashok Leyland, and Swap India, indicated the firm’s intention to roll out electric powered LCVs for the Indian market.

The company’s approach also displays the crystal clear advancement alternatives in the worldwide mild industrial automobile (LCV) and bus electric powered automobile market, which is projected to grow at a compounded once-a-year advancement rate (CAGR) of far more than twenty five{ed0b873b90f1b87a4f3b347f1646a477c6eee9bccb9dcbe5ac9cb67a3d16495a} and to be worthy of in the area of USD fifty billion by 2030.

“To capture aspect of that market, we are taking into consideration EV initiatives through Swap that could contain money participation and strategic tie-ups,” Dheeraj Hinduja, chairman, Ashok Leyland, experienced mentioned lately.

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