Arun Malhotra

A well-established Business Coach, Auto Industry Expert and Former MD of Nissan India


An IIM-Calcutta graduate, Arun Malhotra has been a part of the automobile industry for over the last three decades. He is well-known for his immense contribution towards the Indian auto industry having worked with Bajaj Auto, Maruti Suzuki and many more companies. His last corporate assignment was as MD for Nissan Motors India from 2014 to 2018.

Arun Malhotra has been deeply involved in areas of brand building, strategic marketing, retail network expansion, training, rural marketing, customer-centric initiatives and formulating group-level strategies.

He has also attended executive management programs in Kellogs School of Management, Chicago and Harvard Business School, Boston. He is a professor of Practice in IIT Roorkee and visiting faculty in IIM Kolkata.

He is presently the strategic consultant and advisor in the auto domain and independent director on the board of reputed companies.

Arun Malhotra is a regular speaker and panelist for  prominent TV channels like CNBC, NDTV, ET Now, Zee and Sansad TV and is also a key speaker in marketing and sales conferences in companies across different industries.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

Arun has served as an executive council member of SIAM, the apex body of the auto industry and was the chairman of Auto Expo 2018 held in Delhi. 

He has successfully led many new product launches in the auto industry.

Why Arun Malhotra ?

During his talks, Arun sheds light on the Indian auto industry,  from its evolution to future trends – as well as topics such as rural marketing and leadership challenges.

A sought-after keynote speaker at management forums such as FADA, ETAuto, National HRD Forum, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), he is well-known for his expertise and knowledge of the auto industry.

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