Ganesh Panneer

ATG Chairman; Vice President and General Manager, Automotive, North America, Novelis

Ganesh Panneer was appointed as Chairman of the Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) effective January 1, 2020. Ganesh leads Novelis’ North American automotive business, including sales activities, program launch and development, supply chain and logistics, service and order fulfillment, and demand forecasting. Ganesh began his career as a product manager for DaimlerChrysler, joining Novelis as a director of corporate strategy transitioning into the North America automotive director of sales position. In 2013, he moved to Europe as vice president and general manager of specialties for the region. Ganesh previously served as vice chair of the ATG (2016-2017) and holds a degree in mechanical engineering from West Virginia University and an MBA from University of Michigan.

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