Rajesh Singh has been appointed as the new Vice President - Sales, Marketing & Aftersales, of General Motors India with effect from Jan 1, 2013. Singh will be responsible for the complete Vehicle Sales, Servicing & Marketing (VSSM) function of GM India. He will be based at the Corporate Office in Gurgaon and will report to the President & Managing Director of GM India.
"GM regards India as a significant growth opportunity and we are delighted to have Rajesh Singh leading our marketing, sales and service operations to accelerate our momentum here," said Lowell Paddock, President and Managing Director, General Motors India. "We are confident that Rajesh, with his wealth of experience in the field of vehicle sales, service and marketing, will accelerate GM's emergence as a significant volume player in Indian market," added Paddock.
Singh began his career with Maruti in 1992 and has held various sales, marketing and network development positions at regional and national levels for Maruti. Earlier this year, he joined Havells India Ltd as Senior Vice President (Sales & Marketing).
Rajesh Singh holds a PGDM from IIM, Calcutta and B.Tech. from IIT, Delhi.
Following a transition period, Rajesh Singh will replace Ashwani Muppasani, who had assumed the VSSM leadership role on an interim basis in August this year. In both his role as Vice President of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain as well as Vice President of VSSM, Muppasani has made a significant contribution to the growth of GM’s business in India.
Ashwani Muppasani will be moving on to a new role in GM in United States.
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