New Delhi: The freshly-fashioned Stellantis India on Friday restructured its brands’ leadership in India, with Nipun J Mahajan taking over as Jeep’s brand name head and Saurav Vatsa as head of Citroen.
Mahajan has been serving as the Vice President of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles due to the fact September 2016. Ahead of this, he labored as the Sales Director with Harley-Davidson Motor Enterprise for virtually a few decades. Formerly, he has also labored for Porsche India, Volkswagen, and Honda Cars India.
Vatsa has been associated with the business due to the fact 2018. He recently up-to-date his designation on the social media community LinkedIn. Previously he served as the Chief Marketing and advertising Officer & Director, CX, Investigation, Media Obtaining & Products Arranging – India Functions for Citroen.
The business soon after the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Groupe PSA has merged the functions of each the erstwhile carmakers in India.
The most recent go follows the the latest world restructuring in the European business.
Previously in April, the business appointed Roland Bouchara as CEO and controlling director for India functions with total responsibility for the Jeep and Citroën countrywide gross sales providers (NSCs), coupled with the Group’s production functions.
Because 2017, Bouchara had been foremost the Citroën India functions as the senior vice president of gross sales and marketing and advertising for the brand name, the business stated in a release. This incorporated conclusion-to-conclusion execution of the the latest start of the Citroën brand name and its initially merchandise in India – the new Citroën C5 Aircross.
Prior to becoming a member of Groupe PSA in 2017, Bouchara held quite a few critical leadership positions at Renault such as, controlling director Uk, head of Europe NSCs (Germany, Uk, Spain and Italy), and SVP – gross sales and marketing and advertising for Asia Pacific and China.
In addition, Partha Dutta, president and controlling director, FCA India Automobiles Non-public Constrained, had assumed responsibility as Engineering, Style and design, R&D functions across the India and Asia Pacific region.
Because 2019, Datta has been foremost FCA India and productively launched the new Jeep Compass and regionally-assembled Jeep Wrangler, the business extra. He has been associated with the FCA for more than 22 decades. He joined as an Aerothermal Engineer in 1999.
In the course of his tenure at FCA, Partha was also the Director of Complex Centres in Chennai and Pune, as very well as the Head of Products Engineering in China.