Months after the sad demise of Rudratej Singh, BMW Group India has now gotten its new leader…
It was with great shock that the automotive world heard the news of the sad demise of BMW India bossman Rudratej Singh in April. Eversince, Arlindo Teixeira, Chief Financial Officer has been carrying out the role of the acting president. BMW India has had a few important launches under the acting president including the recently launched BMW X6.
BMW Group has now announced its new leadership for India. Vikram Pawah, a very familiar face at BMW India and the CEO of BMW Group Australia and New Zealand, will now assume charge as the new president for India. Pawah has been with BMW Group since 2017. The president for BMW Group India then, he was appointed the CEO of BMW Australia and New Zealand in 2018. He will now head BMW India along with the Australia and NZ divisions.
“Under the leadership of Mr. Vikram Pawah, BMW Group has successfully stood ground in a fiercely competitive environment and gained significant momentum in both Indian and Australian luxury car markets. As a priority market, India presents tremendous potential for future growth and development of the luxury automotive segment. Mr. Pawah brings excellent preconditions to navigate BMW Group India in a challenging business situation due to the ongoing corona pandemic. We are confident that his strategic thinking, hands-on approach, and ability to drive people will navigate the organization in these turbulent times.”Mr. Hendrik von Kuenheim, Senior Vice President, Region Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, BMW Group