Deepaksingh Chandrasingh Thakur is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Mahindra Susten Private Limited (IPP with in-house EPC), the Mahindra Group’s flagship entity in the Renewables domain.
Mahindra group is one the largest and most admired multinational federation of companies with 260,000 employees in over 100 countries. In India, the Mahindra Group is the market leader in farm equipment, utility vehicles, information technology, and financial services, and it is the world's largest tractor company by volume. The group also has strong presence in renewable energy, agriculture, logistics, hospitality and real estate.
Deepak, is responsible for evolving the strategic direction, delivering business vision through organizational capability enhancement appropriately complimented by investments and collaborations. Additionally, he also oversees businesses of Mahindra Teqo Private Limited (Renewables O&M) and Mahindra Solarize Private Limited (C&I Renewables EPC). As a director on these two boards, he actively supports, creation and deliverance, of a sustainable business roadmap. Prior to Mahindra, Deepak was Lead – Renewables & Energy Storage (Executive Vice President) at the Reliance Group. He was part of the core group building the strategic plan for the New Energy vertical and actively involved in Mergers and Acquisition transactions in this domain of over USD 1.5 billion. Earlier to this, he was Chief Executive Officer – Hybrid and Energy Storage Business for Sterling and Wilson, a Shapoorji Pallonji Group company. In addition, he was responsible for the wind engineering, procurement and construction and e-mobility verticals of the Group and was on the boards of Sterling PBES Energy Solutions, a Canadian marine battery solution company and GCO Australia.
Deepak has also worked with major industry players such as Larsen & Tourbo Limited., Honeywell, and Thermax. He has a proven track record of incubating new businesses with global footprints. He has successfully handled various responsibilities encompassing sales, marketing, corporate strategy, business planning and strategic alliances in addition to profit and loss ownership across a wide spectrum of industries comprising energy, industrial equipment, electronics, and infrastructure, in a career spanning three decades. Deepak holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Pune, India and is an alumnus of Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.