Country Head & Managing Director, Polaris India & Indian Motorcycle, India
Mr. Pankaj Dubey is Managing Director & Country Head at Polaris India Pvt. Ltd., 100% subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc. Mr. Dubey introduced Indian Motorcycle and Polaris Off-road vehicles in India.
Mr. Dubey is a postgraduate in Business Management from MONIRBA, University Of Allahabad, with an additional qualification in Program on Leading and Managing from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata. He has also attended Polaris Leadership development program at Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, US.
Mr. Dubey has enriched & diverse experience in the area of Sales, Marketing, Channel, Vendor and Business Development. His previous assignment was with Yamaha India Pvt. Ltd. as National Business Head, where successful models like R15, Vmax, Fazer & FZ16 were launched under his leadership. Mr. Dubey also had a stint in an IT company, Intex Technologies where he was instrumental in diversifying and launching the mobile phone
A man of substance, Mr. Dubey possesses the rare quality of turning negative in to positive. With a strong belief in “You become what you think” motto, he is a content man and preaches the same to his team. He invests time to build the next generation leaders through guest lectures at IIM’s, IIT’s and other leading business schools.
Mr. Dubey showed his softer side of the personality and contribution during national calamities when he donated Polaris off-road vehicles to Uttarakhand Chief Minister to help in relief operations in 2013 after flash floods & also to National Disaster Response Force during J & K floods in 2014 & donated to Nepal during Earthquake in 2015.
He received Excellence award 2016 “Path Breaker” from LT. GEN. Krishna Mohan Seth, PVSM, AVSM the former governor of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Tripura at 17th National Management Summit organized by Top Rankers in New Delhi. He was one of the Blackbook Indian Most Powerful Men in Luxury Top 100 in 2016. He is also the recipient of “Top 50 Indian Icon” 2016, an award given by M4 U entertainment to those “who have the capability to shape the future and have also contributed to the society”. He is also the recipient of Most Influential Marketing Leader at World Marketing Congress organized by CMO Asia 2017.
Mr. Dubey enjoys spending quality time with his family. Activities such as singing (He has sung songs with the likes of Sunidhi Chauhan & Dr. Palash Sen, Euphoria.), spiritual reading and Astrology are some of the other things that keep him busy. A teetotaler and a staunch vegetarian (No Onion and Garlic) recommends consuming only natural foods.
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