Mishra will be reporting to the company's director, Hiren Gada.
Havmor makes 150 products from its two plants and has around 30,000 dealers.
The development comes at a time when the government has set an ambitious target of having only electric cars by 2030.
Kumar will report to Paritosh Srivastava, COO, Publicis India.
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