Dr. Ram Charan joins the Advisory board of Ratan Tata backed Repos Energy
World-renowned business consultant, author, speaker and celebrated management expert Ram Charan has joined the Advisory board of Repos, a pioneer of the Doorstep Fuel Delivery industry in India. Backed by industry titan Ratan Tata, Repos is on a mission to help the world move toward a carbon-neutral future with the establishment of E-Commerce of energy.
Charan will advise the company on strategic direction, flawless execution, global expansion and corporate governance. He will counsel founders Chetan & Aditi Walunj and Co-founder Aparajit Subramaniam as they create an ecosystem that facilitates the delivery of all forms of energy to the doorstep of end consumers with the help of technology. By making new and old fuels available to end users with just a click, and delivering these through Mobile Fuel Stations, Repos Energy will help the world use fuel more sustainably and make new clean fuels available much faster!
With over 40 years of distinguished service as a consultant to global organizations like Toyota, GE, Bank of America, Honeywell, Aditya Birla Group, Novartis, Fast Retailing (Uniqlo), and Matrix, Ram Charan is revered across the world for his strategic leadership and insight. He has the unique ability to cut through the complexity of running a business in today’s rapidly evolving environment to uncover the core business problem. He has coached several dozen leaders who went on to become CEOs, and has worked closely with prominent Fortune 100 CEOs like Jack Welch of GE, Dick Harrington of Thompson Corp and Ivan Seidenberg of Verizon. Fortune magazine has called him "the most influential consultant alive." Charan has authored more than 30 books since 1998 that have sold over 4 million copies in more than a dozen languages. He also has written for publications including Harvard Business Review, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time, Chief Executive and USA TODAY.
As Repos continues to bridge the gap between the demand and supply of clean energy, Ram Charan will guide the next phase of growth for the business and advise the founders on scaling globally.
“I am very pleased to join the advisory board at Repos. They have an innovative new idea that will create huge convenience for customers and transform the distribution of diesel, liquefied natural gas, hydrogen and many other commodities. The convenience comes from the application of digitization, artificial intelligence and building a database platform where the accumulation of data overtime provides invaluable insights to improve efficiency, ROI and utilization of assets” said Ram Charan at the Repos factory in Chakan, Maharashtra.
“Over and above a good business solution, Repos will be helpful in transforming the sector and infrastructure in India, that is a high priority for the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and important to me as well. The challenge is now to help Repos scale and continue to innovate with the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning. I look forward to working with the management team at Repos” he added.
“We are incredibly honoured and delighted to welcome Mr. Ram Charan to our advisory board at Repos. He is an iconic business consultant with a rich legacy of helping companies solve problems strategically to scale up and expand. As we move into our next phase of growth, the support and advice of Mr. Charan will be invaluable in helping us reach our goals. We are deeply grateful for his support and look forward to learning from him” said Chetan Walunj, Founder and CEO, Repos Energy.
Aditi Bhosale Walunj, Founder and CVO, Repos Energy, added “Mr. Ram Charan’s business acumen and strategic leadership is exemplary. It is a huge privilege to have him join our advisory board. We are confident that with his expertise and guidance, Repos will scale new heights as we work towards our goal of transforming energy distribution and helping the world move towards a carbon neutral future.”