Gaurav Mathur is the most senior executive at Trina Solar India and overseas the company’s business in India as well as other South Asian markets.
Mathur, who has been with the company since 2011, manages a diverse team of people in India involved in: sales, marketing, customer care and technical support.
His career has been spent working in three key industries: solar energy, corporate affairs and telecommunications.
Prior to joining Trina Solar he was with Reliance Industries Limited Solar Group where he helped to develop the company’s marketing and distribution network in the north Indian market. This included marketing in rural areas.
Before moving into the solar industry, he worked for three years,, at Reliance Haryana SEZ Limited as Corporate Affairs Manager and his job involved dealing with many government ministries and agencies such as India’s Ministry of Power, Ministry of Railways and Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Airport Authority of India to name a few
In the earlier part of his career, he worked in the telecommunications industry. He started at Koshika Telecom, a regional telecommunications company, in a sales position. He also helped to set up dealer distribution networks and worked with retailers. Then moved to, Hexacom India Limited, before joining Reliance Communications in the year 2000 as Key Account Manager. He was at Reliance Communications for seven years. He started in enterprise sales, focused on fibre optic networks, and then later handled large corporate accounts selling a range of telecommunications services: wireless, fixed line, data products, VPN’s, Lease Line’s etc.
Mathur has a Master’s degree in physical chemistry and has done an executive MBA.