Jayadev Galla

Hon’ble Member of Parliament and Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Amara Raja Batteries Ltd.

Jayadev Galla, also known as Jay Galla or Galla Jayadev, is an Indian politician and industrialist in India. He is the managing director of Amara Raja Group and TDP Parliamentary Party Leader. Jayadev is a member of 16th and 17th Lok Sabha of India representing from Guntur Lok Sabha constituency and a member of Telugu Desam Party.

Jay holds a bachelors’ degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA. As an avid sports lover, he has played chess and tennis at a competitive level. He also enjoys golf, motor sports, diving, travel and pop culture in general. Married with two children; in his leisure time he loves spending time with his family and participating in community development initiatives.
After finishing his education in the US, Jayadev Galla worked for a while as an International Sales Executive for GNB Battery Technologies, Inc., USA (now part of Exide Technologies, Inc., USA). He then started as a management executive at Amara Raja Batteries in 1992, from where he has grown to take over as the Managing Director in 2003.

Under his stewardship, the company has grown steadily to become a significant player in the battery segment in the country.
Since 2009, he has also been the Managing Director of Group Company Galla Foods.