Piyush Arora Named The New Skoda Auto Volkswagen India MD

Piyush Arora is a veteran in the automotive sphere with previous stints at Tata and Mercedes-Benz

Piyush Arora has been appointed the new Managing Director at ŠKODA AUTO Volkswagen India Private Limited (SAVWIPL), with effect from March 1, 2022. He will be responsible for expanding and driving sales across the Volkswagen Group businesses in India.

Piyush Arora, who has worked with brands like Tata Motors and Mercedes-Benz India, has been in the automotive industry for more than 30 years. At Volkswagen Group India, he will be heading the brands,- ŠKODA, Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, and Lamborghini.

Piyush Arora is stepping into SAVWIPL at an exciting time as the German carmaker is about to roll out its INDIA 2.0 project sedans- ŠKODA SLAVIA and VW Virtus. The company is also looking to boost the exports of these cars into the various global markets.

VW Group had recorded 76% sales growth across the five brands, braving the pandemic and global chip shortage, and is confident of Arora’s proven leadership in escalating these further. Arora was a student of IIT Kanpur and also holds an International Business Diploma from Symbiosis International University in Pune, Maharashtra.

Piyush’s stint in the automotive field began when he joined Tata Motors earlier in his career. Later, he moved to Mercedes-Benz India, where he rose ranks to become the Executive Director and Head of Operations.

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