Martin Schwenk would now lead Mercedes Benz Thailand
Mercedes Benz has appointed Santosh Iyer as the new Managing Director and CEO for its India vertical. Iyer is the first Indian to take up this role. The previous CEO, Martin Schwenk will move to a new role of President and CEO, Mercedes Benz Thailand. The new appointments will take effect on Jan 1, 2023.
46-year-old Santosh Iyer is currently the VP- Sales and Marketing for MB India. Mercedes Benz had grown significantly in its brand reputation and market presence under Schwenk and the same is expected to shoot further under Iyer. He joined MB in 2009 and has over the time been exhibiting impressive performance and leadership skills across functions. Iyer had taken up his present role in July 2019.