Gajanan V Gandhe
Country Head and Vice President, Dana India

Gajanan Gandhe serves as country head and vice president of Dana India. In this role, he works across Dana’s organization, including the business units, functional teams, and joint-venture partners, to accelerate strategic and profitable growth, including the implementation of the company’s e-Mobility strategy in this important market. Specifically, Gajanan and his team work to leverage the synergies across India to ensure local operational excellence, human resource management, corporate governance, compliance, ethical business practices, and corporate responsibility. He is also an active member on each of the India based boards of directors.
Gajanan joined Dana in 2019 bringing nearly 27 years of senior-leadership experience in the automotive industry in the United States, India, and China. He most recently served as executive director, India and vice president, South Asian/African operations for International Automotive Components (IAC). Prior to that, he was instrumental in establishing IAC Asia, where he helped to grow the business with important customers, including BMW, General Motors, Mahindra and Mahindra, Mahindra Trucks and Buses Ltd., Mercedes, SAIC, Volkswagen, Volvo, among other large OEMs in the region. In addition, Gajanan held leadership positions with Easi Engineering, General Motors, Dow Automotive, and Lear Corporation.