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5 Interesting Things To Know About Pawan Goenka, The New MD & CEO Of Mahindra

| Published on December 23, 2019

Pawan Goenka is not only a king of the technical world but performs awesome in the business arena, as well. Here are some of the amazing facts from his journey to becoming MD and CEO of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited.
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1. The Missed Interview

During the times of Babri Masjid Demolition, Air India had very few flights. Every time he visited Kolkata during holidays, her mom wouldn’t let him go anywhere for a long time. Due to strikes going on in the city, he nearly missed an interview with Anand Mahindra in Mumbai.
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2. The Settlement

Pawan Goenka finally had a meeting with Anand Mahindra who was very young at that point in time and wanted to build outstanding products. Only in the time span of 90 minutes, Goenka made up his mind and they both settled at NE118 to be given to Goenka as he was now managing director.
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3. The Blank Cheque

Goenka received a blank cheque from Mahindra and successfully built Mahindra’s most successful and amazing product i.e Scorpio. It was unexpected and extremely shocking as nobody thought such a product could be designed and created in such a small budget.
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4. The Partnerships

Goenka was not only just an amazing techy but he played his role in partnerships, well, too. It did not take a long time for Goenka to become the COO of the auto business. He contributed to helping grow many ventures including Ford, Reva, etc.
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5. The Sacrifices

Pawan Goenka’s most time is spent in working and he and his family strive to spend quality time together. Even on weekends, he is mostly indulged in work. Every time he gets an offer to go to a party or play golf with colleagues, he gives that time at home.

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