Nitin Mantri has officially been named the CEO of Alliance Tire Group.
Mantri joined the company as CEO Designate in February and replaces ATG founder and CEO Yogesh Mahansaria, who is leaving the company.
“Our ambition is to become a $1 billion company by 2020. We plan to strengthen our position as the global leader in off-highway tires by continuing our focus on providing the best value tire to our customer, while improving our quality to world class levels by leveraging expertise from our new owners Yokohama Rubber Co.,” said Mantri.
Mantri has more than 23 years of global experience in general management, operations, business development and strategic planning. Prior to joining ATG, Mantri worked at Cummins Inc. in Columbus, Ind., as the general manager for the company’s fuel systems business, leading 3,000 employees across five countries.
Mantri has also worked at the Boston Consulting Group developing business strategies for Fortune 500 companies as well as Comau-Pico, a division of Fiat SpA in Detroit, and Bharat Forge in Pune as a manufacturing engineer.
Mantri has a degree in mechanical engineering from Pune University and has a master’s in industrial engineering from Texas A&M University. He also has an MBA from the University of Michigan.