Governor Abbott Discusses Business Development At Mahindra And Mahindra Headquarters
Governor Greg Abbott today visited Mahindra & Mahindra Limited in Mumbai, India, to meet with Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra and have lunch with executives of Mahindra’s subsidiary companies. In the meeting and over lunch, the Governor and Mr. Mahindra discussed strengthening the business ties between the prominent India-based company and Texas. Mahindra North America's headquarters, as well as one of its assembly plants, are located in Houston.
Mr. Mahindra gave Governor Abbott an overview of the company’s operations in India and in Texas, and both sides talked about the important relationship between Mahindra and Texas. Mr. Mahindra commented on the company's great relationships within the communities in which they operate, in addition to the state's ideal business environment.
Noting the important connection between Mahindra and Mahindra and the regions in which they operate, Governor Abbott thanked Mr. Mahindra for the company's generous donations to the Houston community in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Mahindra Group is a multinational conglomerate holding company with a presence in 20 key industries including aerospace, agribusiness, automotive, components, construction equipment, defense, energy, information technology, finance, logistics and real estate. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Mahindra Group employs more than 240,000 people in at least 100 countries. Mahindra’s group of seven companies in the U.S. have invested $1 billion in facilities and research and development, with more than 30 facilities and 3,500 jobs in the United States. Mahindra Group has four companies with a Texas presence including Mahindra North America, the parent organization of Mahindra Group’s U.S. Automotive and Farm Sector headquartered in Houston, which began selling tractors in the U.S. in 1994 and introduced a line of utility vehicles in 2015. MNA has eight North American facilities assembling, distributing and manufacturing tractors and utility vehicles. Mahindra donated $1.5 million to rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Harvey.