Yuma Energy appoints Muthu Subramanian as general manager and Managing Director
During his 17 year stint at Magna, Muthu Subramanian has held various key leadership roles, driving innovation and growth across different product areas including developing and launching Magna’s first fully autonomous last-mile delivery robot.
Yuma Energy, a joint venture between Magna and Yulu, has appointed Muthu Subramanian as General Manager and Managing Director. In his new role, Subramanian will be responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and overall operations of Yuma, which operates one of India’s largest networks of battery charging and swapping stations for electric two-wheelers.
He will play a vital role in driving innovation, enhancing customer relationships, and ensuring the continued success of the company in a highly competitive market.
During his 17 year stint at Magna, Subramanian has held various key leadership roles, driving innovation and growth across different product areas including developing and launching Magna’s first fully autonomous last-mile delivery robot.
Matteo Del Sorbo, Magna’s Executive Vice President and Global Lead for New Mobility said, “Muthu’s proven track record in delivering results, strategic thinking and technical expertise make him an ideal candidate for this important position. We are confident that under his leadership, Yuma Energy will continue to thrive and further strengthen its position at a time when cutting-edge advancements in energy storage are shaping the mobility ecosystem in the country.
Muthu Subramanian said, “Combating air pollution and decongesting our cities requires cost-effective mobility solutions. Battery swapping is one such area. I am thrilled at this opportunity to work with the incredible team at Yuma and our partners to build affordable and sustainable solutions that make a meaningful impact on India’s urban mobility landscape.”
Subramanian holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He has two issued and six provisional patents in automotive product and process design to his credit.
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