Chairman,Mahindra Aerospace

S.P. Shukla has over 35 years of varied experience in managing large projects and operations and has made a mark in various fields, including automotive tires and Information & Communication Technology(ICT), in India.

He is widely credited with taking mobile telephony to the masses by setting up telecom infrastructure even to the remotest parts of India.

Shukla is responsible for the aerospace, defence and steel businesses, key focus areas for the Group as it gears up to harness the vast potential that is emerging in these businesses under the “Make In India” policy of the Indian Government.

Mahindra Aerospace manufactures utility aircraft and aero structures.

Shukla chairs several companies engaged in developing and producing equipment to serve the needs of all three wings ofthe Defense forces.

He is also the Chairman of the Mahindra Sanyo Special Steel.

He has also been responsible for the Mahindra Racing portfolio – both MotoGP (motorcycle) and Formula E (electric cars) – in his capacity as Chief Brand Officer.

Shukla has a B. Tech Degree from IIT BHU Varanasi and an MBA degree from IIMAhmedabad.