Shamprasad Ponkshe holds the position of Executive Vice President (R&D) at AMW Motors. He leads the product engineering and development across all vehicles platforms including tippers, transit mixers, tractors, haulage and buses for all markets. He runs to his credit the successful introduction of a range of vehicles across the haulage segment followed by introduction of new cowl product range on all segments as above. Prior to joining AMW, he worked as Vice-President (Engineering) at Mahindra Navistar Automotives, where he was instrumental in development of all new truck range. He has been an avid automotive engineering professional over last 30 years while he worked in various capacities with organisations like Tata Motors, Texmaco-Indonesia.