CHENNAI: Michelin India head Mohan Kumar died of Covid-19 on Tuesday. He was 53 and is survived by his wife, two children and parents.
Mohan Kumar graduated from NIT Trichy with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1989 and did his postgraduation in management at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Prior to joining Michelin, Mohan had worked in various Indian and multinational companies in the marketing and sales domain across a spectrum of industries including earthmoving equipment, toys, sports equipment and watches.
He joined Michelin India in July 2005 as the head of sales for passenger car tyres and since then had assumed various leadership roles both in Michelin India and Michelin USA.
Since December 2017, Mohan had been head of business of Michelin for India and the SAARC countries.