Ashwani Gupta

Ashwani Gupta

Alliance Senior Vice President, Renault-Nissan LCV

Biography

Born in Dehradun, India, Ashwani Gupta graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College, India, and obtained a diploma from INSEAD Business School in France. He has been vice president of Renault’s Light Commercial Vehicle Division since 2014, where he oversees the automaker’s worldwide LCV business.


He joined Renault in 2006 as general manager of purchasing at Renault India in Mumbai. In 2008, he moved to the Renault Nissan Purchasing Organization in Paris as global supplier account manager for braking systems. He joined Renault Nissan B.V. in 2009 as deputy general manager, global purchasing.


In 2011, Gupta was appointed global program director for Datsun programs at Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. in Japan, where he led the product development to launch in India, Russia, Indonesia and South Africa.

He started his career in 1992 in engineering and purchasing in the private sector and later moved to management positions in the automotive industry.
Ashwani Gupta’s appointment as Alliance Senior Vice President of the Renault-Nissan LCV Business Unit will be effective April 1st.