Indian CEO insights: An interview with Vipin Sondhi, managing director and CEO of Ashok Leyland
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Indian CEO insights: An interview with Vipin Sondhi, managing director and CEO of Ashok Leyland

Vipin Sondhi discusses the role a CEO plays in encouraging a digital culture in an organization and the relationship between digital dexterity and innovation.

In the next installment in our series featuring interviews with Indian CEOs, Heidrick & Struggles’ Astik Ranade speaks with Vipin Sondhi, managing director and CEO of Ashok Leyland, an Indian multinational automotive manufacturer. The two explore what role a CEO plays in encouraging a digital culture in an organization, the attributes of a high-performing leadership team, and the relationship between digital dexterity and innovation. Says Sondhi: “All of us now operate within an ecosystem, and you see that even competitors are collaborating on certain issues because they realize that with the kind of resources that are necessary, it is extremely difficult to do it oneself.”

Insights: Innovation and digital dexterity

Insights: Driving digital change

Insights: High-performing teams


About the interviewer

Astik Ranade (aranade@heidrick.com) is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Mumbai office where he leads Heidrick Consulting in India.

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