Keshub Mahindra is the Chairman Emeritus of the Mahindra Group. He retired from his position as Chairman, Mahindra Group, on 9 August 2012 after heading the Group for nearly five decades, handing over the position to his nephew, Anand Mahindra. Keshub Mahindra is known for his various philanthropic efforts.
He is a proponent of good governance and ethics and has stated his views in several publications and forums, including in an interview for the Creating Emerging Markets project at the Harvard Business School, during which he talks about the Group’s evolution into a global business group and his determination never to compromise on high ethical values. He is a graduate from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, US. He joined Mahindra & Mahindra in 1947 and in 1963 he took over as Chairman.