1. Sri Jayadev Galla
Vice Chairman and Managing Director
Bachelors’ degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA. Experience
International Sales Executive at GNB Battery Technologies in USA Serving Amara Raja group since 1992
Mr. Jayadev Galla, serves as a Managing Director of Amara Raja Batteries Limited. Mr. Galla’s responsibilities include Marketing, Sales, Customer Support, New Business Development and Strategic Planning at Amara Raja Batteries Limited. He spent two years as an International Sales Executive at GNB Battery Technologies in USA. He served as Head of Corporate Operations Office - Chennai at Amara Raja Batteries Limited. He also served as an Executive Member of Confederation of ... Indian Industry of Andhra Pradesh State Council from 1998 to 99 & from 1999 to 2000 as well as an Executive Member of the Indo American Chamber of Commerce, Hyderabad Branch from 1997 to 1998. On his return from the United States in 1992, he took up the task of setting up the sales and service network for the industrial battery division of Amara Raja. Mr. Galla's key achievements include establishing the industrial network and spearheading Amara Raja's automotive venture. He was responsible for concluding the joint venture with Johnson Controls Inc. for the automotive battery business, which was a result of a global search for technology and strategic partners in the battery industry worldwide. His ideas on development of the sales and service operations at Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. have been influenced by his experiences of markets and consumer expectations in the United States where he was based until 1992. Achievements:
Spearheading Amara Raja’s automotive batteries (Amaron) venture Striking a partnership with Johnson Controls Inc. USA, for the automotive battery business The Company crossed a turnover of Rs. 1000 crores.
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