Amit Deshpande, the Managing Director of Cummins Arabia, a dynamic joint venture between Cummins Inc. and the Olayan group, is at the helm of revolutionizing the distribution of Cummins products and solutions across KSA, UAE, and Kuwait. His leadership extends to pioneering the advancement of Cummins Arabia's New Power Business, propelling technologies like Battery Electric solutions, Microgrids, Electrolyzers, fuel cells, and the holistic hydrogen value chain into the forefront.
With over 23 years of dedicated involvement in the power generation sector, Amit's journey showcases a trajectory of excellence. Prior to his role at Cummins Arabia, he distinguished himself as the Head of Stationary Power and Sustainable Power at Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG. Here, he meticulously crafted and executed strategies that fueled the expansion of the infrastructure business. Furthermore, Amit's illustrious career spans a remarkable almost 14-year tenure at Cummins Inc., where he undertook diverse leadership responsibilities across India and Africa Middle East. During this time, his strategic acumen spearheaded the sales and marketing endeavors in pivotal Mission Critical sectors, including Data Centers, Hospitals, and Water Treatment.
Amit's proficiency in driving revenue and profit growth, adept talent management, strategic prowess, operational finesse, and inspirational leadership have underpinned his accomplishments. His academic foundation comprises a Master of Business Administration from the prestigious London Business School (UK), complemented by a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the esteemed University of Pune (India).