EV maker Simple Energy appoints Raghunath Subramanian to its board

This Bengaluru-based EV start-up will launch its first flagship electric scooter on August 15 this year.The company is aiming for expansion.
By : PTI
| Updated on: 25 May 2021, 14:18 PM
Subramanian, who is also the board member and non-executive chairman of the India unit of the Romanian Software company UiPath, has invested an undisclosed amount in Simple Energy. (Representational photo) (Bloomberg)
Subramanian, who is also the board member and non-executive chairman of the India unit of the Romanian Software company UiPath, has invested an undisclosed amount in Simple Energy. (Representational photo) (Bloomberg)
Subramanian, who is also the board member and non-executive chairman of the India unit of the Romanian Software company UiPath, has invested an undisclosed amount in Simple Energy. (Representational photo) (Bloomberg)
Subramanian, who is also the board member and non-executive chairman of the India unit of the Romanian Software company UiPath, has invested an undisclosed amount in Simple Energy. (Representational photo)

EV maker Simple Energy on Monday announced the appointment of Raghunath Subramanian to its board ahead of the launch of its maiden vehicle model in August this year. In his role as the board member and an investor, Subramanian will provide his expertise in the strategic decision process of the company, Simple Energy said in a statement.

Simple Energy founder and CEO Suhas Rajkumar said, "We cordially welcome Subramanian on board. Addition to the board is imperative at this hour as we are in the crucial phase before the launch. He will certainly help in scaling up the company's operations with the amount of expertise and the experience they carry."

Similar Cars

Find More Cars
Hyundai Kona Electric (HT Auto photo)
Hyundai Kona Electric
cc | Electric | Automatic
₹23.79 - 23.98 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Tata Tigor Ev (HT Auto photo)
Tata Tigor Ev
Electric | Automatic
₹11.99 - 13.14 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Tata Altroz Ev (HT Auto photo)
UPCOMING
Tata Altroz Ev
 
₹12 - 15 Lakhs* *Expected Price
Tata Nexon Ev (HT Auto photo)
Tata Nexon Ev
Electric | Automatic
₹13.99 - 16.85 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Mahindra Xuv400 Ev (HT Auto photo)
UPCOMING
Mahindra Xuv400 Ev
 
₹14 - 16 Lakhs* *Expected Price
Tata Nexon Ev Prime (HT Auto photo)
Tata  Nexon Ev Prime
30.2 kWh | Electric | Automatic | 312 Km
₹14.99 - 17.5 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price

(Also read | Simple Energy's first electric scooter to launch on August 15)

Subramanian, who is also the board member and non-executive chairman of the India unit of the Romanian Software company UiPath, has invested an undisclosed amount in Simple Energy along with joining its board, Rajkumar said. Besides being a founding management member of the Romanian firm, he has also served as its India president and CEO, the company said. It added that he was one of the first few executives to join UiPath globally. Subramianian has also been active in the start-up ecosystem, investing in more than the right deep-tech and high-growth start-ups, it said.

FOLLOW US:Stay Updated with latest content - Subscribe us on
FOLLOW US:Stay Updated with latest content - Subscribe us on

Earlier this month, the Bengaluru-based EV start-up it will launch its first flagship electric scooter on August 15 this year, even as it scouts for funding. The flagship e-scooter will have a 4.8-kilowatt-hour (kWh) lithium-ion battery with a claimed range of 240 km in 'eco mode' and top speed of 100 kmph. It will be priced at 1.10 lakh- 1.20 lakh, the company said. The company had said it is looking to raise USD 15 million (more than 100 crore) in a Series-A funding round in the third quarter of 2021.

First Published Date: 25 May 2021, 14:17 PM IST
Recommended For You
View All
NEXT ARTICLE BEGINS

Please provide your details to get Personalized Offers on

Choose city
+91 | Choose city
Choose city
Choose city
By clicking "View Offers" you Agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy

Dear Name

Please verify your mobile number.

+91 | Choose city