Switch announces top-level organizational changes

Chennai, India – Switch Mobility Ltd. (“Switch”), the next-generation carbon neutral electric bus and light commercial vehicle company, announced the appointment of Mr. Mahesh Babu as CEO of Switch.

Dr. Andy Palmer, at his request, is stepping down as Vice President and CEO for personal reasons. To maintain continuity of strategy and execution of plans, the Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Mr. Mahesh Babu as CEO of Switch Mobility. Mr. Dheeraj Hinduja will immediately assume the role of Executive Chairman.

Sharing his thoughts, Mr. Dheeraj Hinduja, Executive Chairman, Switch Mobility Ltd, said, “I would like to personally thank Andy for his vision and commitment since the inception of Switch and what we have achieved so far would not have been possible without his wise leadership. Mahesh has a proven track record of successfully growing the business in India and I am confident that under his leadership we can achieve the same in the UK and Europe.

Switch has managed to establish a name and a platform as a credible EV manufacturer in the industry in India and UK. Switch has a competitive product line, including the double-decker bus. For the European market, a new 12m bus, E1, is expected to be introduced in 2023.

Aubrey L. Morgan