Ex Mahindra tractor head Shubhabrata Saha joins MCF As MD – ET Auto


Shubhabrata Saha, Managing Director, Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers

Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers (MCF) has appointed Shubhabrata Saha as its Managing Director for five years. MCF is a subsidiary of Zuari Agro Chemicals ,an Adventz group company which holds 53.03% equity shares. “Shubhabrata was associated with the Mahindra Group since 2001 where he held a broad range of leadership positions. His most recent being Chief Executive Officer at Farm Division – Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, where he led the country”s largest tractor manufacturer until Aug 2021,” MCF said in the filing.

One of the recent high profile exits at Mahindra, Saha joined the tractor business to lead its sales, channel and service functions in 2015 and rose to becoming the COO and thereafter the CEO.
Prior to this, between 2012 and 2015 he was the Business Head for the Spares Business Unit where he helped in the transformation of the business by the aggregation of the spare parts operations of Mahindra group’s entire mobility business. Between 2008 and 2012, he was the CEO of Mahindra First Choice Wheels helped scale up the multi-brand used car company across both physical and digital mediums.

Shubhabrata’s first association with M&M was as Head – Sales & Marketing (Spare Business Unit) from August 2001 to October 2008 where he was instrumental in creating an end-to-end strategic business unit. He also synergized and integrated the independent Automotive and Farm business spares supply chains, logistics & IT systems and processes to form a cost optimized unified operating structure.Prior to the Mahindra Group, he worked with Cummins India, Exxon Mobil and Allied Domecq Spirits and Wine. He started his career with Blowplast in 1992.

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Saha, who joined the Mahindra Group as head- sales & marketing in August 2001 has held key leadership roles in Farm Division, Mahindra First Choice Wheels (MFCW) and the Spares Business Unit (SBU) over the years.

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