Shoeb Farooq, Head Sales &
Dealer Development, Triumph Motorcycles India has been promoted to take on role
of the Managing Director of the company with immediate effect, after Vimal
Sumbly resigned from the company. Sumbly had been with the company for the last
five years since its inception.
According to a company
release, Shoeb Farooq has been promoted to take on this role with immediate
effect. Shoeb has been with Triumph Motorcycles India since its inception five
years back and has been instrumental in expanding the business in India.
Marcelo Silva, Regional
Director, Asia/Pacific -Sales & Marketing, said, “We would like to thank
Vimal for his valuable contribution. Triumph, is the second largest premium
motorcycle brand in the country with over 5000 customers. We are confident that
Shoeb, who has been part of this journey in India over the last five years, is
well-poised to further strengthen the brand in India.”
Sumbly and his team, along
with Farooq were responsible for the growth of Triumph Motorcycles in
India. Several training and adventure
sessions were organised by the British motorcycle brand in India and Sumbly and
Farooq were always there to encourage the participants in such sessions. Under their
leadership, the company sold more than 5000 motorcycles in India, a majority of
them being Tiger adventure motorcycles.
Before joining Triumph as National
Head - Sales & Dealer Development from October 2013 to present, he was the Regional
Manager Sales (MP & CG), Bajaj Auto Ltd. He had been working in Bajaj since
January 2004. Just before that he was the Assistant Manager Sales with Usha
international from July 1999 to December 2003. (4 years 6 months). He has done
his Master of Business Administration - MBA, Business, Management, Marketing,
and Related Support Services from the Institute of Professional Education and
Research (IPER), Bhopal.
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