At the board of directors’ meeting recently, Vinod Agarwal was appointed as the managing director of VE Commercial Vehicles. Agarwal joined Eicher in 1983, and has since successfully played various finance and commercial roles in Eicher businesses, including tractors, trucks, buses, components and engines. In 2006, Agarwal took over as the Group Chief Financial Officer. In 2009, he was elevated to the position of president, Eicher Trucks and Buses. In 2010, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of VE Commercial Vehicles. Agarwal’s elevation as managing director comes at a time when Eicher is expanding its reach by launching new trucks and buses.