The Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), the apex national body of All Automobile Dealers of the Country, unanimously re-elected Mr. Ashish Harsharaj Kale as the new President at its AGM held recently in New Delhi.
Mr. Kale is the Youngest President of the National Dealer Body and the First from Central India. He is MD of Provincial Auto, Nagpur. The AGM also unanimously re-elected Mr. Vinkesh Gulati from Allahabad as the Vice President, Mr. Manish Raj Singhania from Raipur as the Honorary Secretary and Mr. C S Vigneshwar from Coimbatore as the Honorary Treasurer for the year 2019-20.
FADA places on record its appreciation for the immense contribution made by Mr. Kale and other office-bearers in making brand FADA a strong voice of not just the Dealer Community but the Indian auto industry. Steps taken to reduce Dealer Inventory, Introduction of Auto Retail Registration figures and liasoning effectively with the Government Authorities has made FADA the one and only voice of the Auto Dealers.
Commenting on his re-appointment as FADA President, Mr Kale said, “I am thankful to all Our Members for reposing their trust in my leadership. Continuing from last year, I once again pledge to take up all Dealer related issues Honestly and fearlessly and work for the betterment of the Auto Dealer Community, in turn, contributing to the betterment of the Indian Auto Industry.”
Brief profile of Mr Ashish Harsharaj Kale – President, FADA and Managing Director – Provincial Automobile Co. Ltd. Mr Ashish Harsharaj Kale is the Managing Director of Provincial Automobile, Nagpur. Provincial is in the auto dealership business since 1930 and is one of the oldest dealer partners of Mahindra & Mahindra, both for its auto and farm equipment division. Provincial is also Dealers for Bharat Benz Trucks and Buses.
Provincial Auto is also dealer partners for Nissan Motor India and It also operates multiple franchisees of Mahindra first choice wheels, Provincial has also forayed into the insurance brokerage business and are licensed by IRDA as General Insurance Brokers in the group company, Provincial Insurance Broking Pvt Ltd.
Mr Kale is also the President of Vidarbha Automobile Dealer Association since 2012, a very active association and under his leadership, VADA has organized two very successful Auto Expos in Nagpur, with participation from all OEMs. Shri Kale is also a member of social organizations and clubs in Nagpur and has been involved in its committee in the past.
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