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Ola Electric appoints Arun Sarin as independent director

Arun Sarin is the former CEO of Vodafone Group Plc.
NEW DELHI: Ola Electric Mobility Pvt Ltd (Ola Electric) on Tuesday has appointed Arun Sarin, former CEO of Vodafone Group Plc, as an Independent Director on its board.

He serves on the boards of Cisco Systems, Accenture, Charles Schwab and Ola's parent company, ANI Technologies, the company said in a statement.

Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-founder & CEO, Ola said, "I am very excited to welcome Arun on the board of Ola Electric. Over the years, his guidance and support have helped Ola grow as an organization with a global perspective."

According to the company, Sarin will be a mentor and advisor to Ola Electric in its overall business strategy.

Speaking on his appointment to Ola Electric's board, Arun Sarin said, "I am delighted to be joining the board of Ola Electric. Electric Mobility at scale is the need of the hour and can help us solve some of the world's most complex problems like climate change, pollution, over- dependence on non-renewables amongst others."

"Ola Electric is pioneering the change by building an ecosystem that can help catalyze the adoption of electric vehicles globally. I look forward to working with Bhavish and the team at Ola Electric, towards their bold vision for the future of mobility," he added.

Arun Sarin is the former CEO of Vodafone Group Plc. He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and subsequently earned an MS in Engineering and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.
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