Amar joined Mahindra recently in May 2023 as Executive Vice President – Group Strategy. Amar Barua is a member of the Group Executive Board. In his current role, he is leading the Group Strategy Office and works with the Group’s overall portfolio of businesses for growth over the short and long-term. Prior to joining Mahindra, Amar was the Finance Leader for Oilfield Services & Equipment (OFSE) segment of Baker Hughes.

As the finance leader for OFSE, Amar was responsible for partnering with operations to deliver growth & profitability at the $14B, 35000+ employee segment of Baker Hughes Prior to Baker Hughes, Amar held multiple roles at General Electric Co. (GE) over the course of 18 years. Amar was the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for GE’s Power Conversion business. He also was the CFO for GE Mining, Financial Planning & Analysis Leader for GE in India and Executive Audit Manager at GE’s Corporate Audit Staff. In his early years with GE, Amar Barua completed the Financial Management Program and served as the finance manager for GE Aircraft Engines in India before joining the Corporate Audit Staff. Amar Barua holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA).