Startup News Magazine

Magenta Mobility appoints Shashank Chauhan

Magenta employs around 200 employees, with 15 people in the leadership role, Magenta Mobility said, adding that it plans to scale up its workforce by 450+ people this year. 

Mumbai: Magenta Mobility, an Electric Mobility solutions provider, has expanded its leadership team by appointing Shashank Chauhan as its new Operations Head as the company gears up for growth in the new financial year. Shashank has worked extensively in the Mobility space, focusing on Electric Mobility Operations.

In his new role, Shashank shall work closely with the founders to build the mobility fleet at Magenta, focusing on developing operational excellence.

Maxson Lewis, Founder and MD of Magenta Mobility, said, “Shashank is a highly respected personality in the e-Mobility space, and he will be part of the Central Control Tower with a mandate to build the fleet of the future to serve our growing clientele. I met Shashank at one of our charging depots and not in an office setting. His understanding of the EV ecosystem and his passion for bringing about change in the mobility sector impressed me. I am sure he will be an invaluable asset to Magenta’s leadership team.” 

“Shashank’s appointment is part of our growth strategy with a focus on infusing fresher ideas to solving the traditional logistics problem. We are proud to have a team with a median age of less than 30, which allows our teams a brilliant opportunity for career growth. I am pleased to welcome Shashank to our leadership team at this critical juncture in our journey. His leadership and business acumen will enable us to chart the next growth phase for Magenta Mobility. We remain committed to pushing industry benchmarks on business excellence.” 

Shashank has worked extensively in the Logistics space with Euler Motors and FoodPanda before joining Magenta Mobility.

“It gives me great delight to join the Magenta family. The company is a differentiated brand in the EV space and has undisputed leadership. Since its inception a few years ago, Magenta Mobility has shown all the makings of becoming a key pillar in India’s journey of decarbonizing the transportation sector. Like I say often, I am building the Cavalry of the future at Magenta,” stated Shashank Chauhan, Operations Head, Magenta Mobility. 

Earlier this month, the brand announced the inauguration of its North Regional office in Gurgaon with an aim to hire over 450+ employees. Magenta is a Series A funded company backed by HPCL and marquee investors such as JAN (JITO Angel Network), LetsVenture, and renowned Indian American philanthropist, Dr Kiran Patel. 

About Magenta Mobility

Magenta Mobility, India’s homegrown integrated electric vehicle (EV) charging and mobility solutions company, aims to revolutionize the Urban Freight & Transportation segment across the country with its state-of-the-art technology-enabled vehicles, with Fast Charging capabilities, heavy loading capacity & long travelling range. The platform aims to be the market leader in the clean mobility space by developing an electric ecosystem for mid-mile and last-mile delivery, supporting the e-Commerce, FMCG, FMCD, Pharmaceuticals, Food, Courier & Logistics businesses.