Jehangir Ardeshir graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.In his executive career, he was the Group CEO of Forbes Marshall (Nov 2013 to Oct 2018), prior to which he was President and MD of Terex India Pvt Ltd (Oct 2008 to Sept 2013). He started his career in the Tata Group as a Tata Administrative Service Officer in 1983.
In 1984 he joined Tata Steel, where he spent 17 years till 2001, mostly in Jamshedpur in a variety of positions till he reached Principal Executive Officer, after which he was appointed as CEO of Tata Quality Management Services (the Business Excellence arm of Tata Sons, 2002 to 2005), and then took on the responsibility of President of Tata Teleservices (2005 to 2008).
Jehangir has participated in the Eastern, Southern and Western regions in CII, and in the AIMA in the Eastern region. He is a life member of the Indian Institute of Metals and was a Board Member of the QuEST Forum (a Global Quality Forum in the telecom industry).
He presently serves as a non-executive/independent Director at Forbes Marshall, Cyient DLM, and Sarotam Industrial, all privately owned.