Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has appointed
Dimitrov Krishnan as Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Volvo CE, India, as
of October 15, 2014. He takes on the reins from A.M. Muralidharan who moves to
Singapore to assume the role of Vice President and head of Commercial
Management and Dealer Development for Volvo CE in Region Asia Pacific.
Dimitrov Krishnan will be responsible to further strengthen
Volvo´s leading positions in the premium segment of India´s construction
“India is a key market in Volvo Construction Equipment´s
global strategy and I am looking forward to take on the responsibility to
continue to grow our business here in India and to further strengthen Volvo´s
unique brand image”, says Krishnan.
With more than 21 years of service, Dimitrov Krishnan has a
wide experience from the construction equipment industry. Born in India and
with a Bachelor of Technology in Mining Machinery, he spent the first years of
his career working for Tata Group. In 1999, he joined Volvo Construction
Equipment in India, and worked there for seven years responsible for after sales
support and dealer development.
In 2006, Dimitrov Krishnan moved to Volvo CE´s Asia Pacific
regional office in Singapore, taking up different positions in dealer
development, aftersales business and marketing. Since 2007 he has been a member
of the Volvo CE Region APAC executive management team. His last position was
Vice President & head of Marketing and Dealer Development for Volvo CE in
the Asia Pacific region, including India.
“With strong focus on national and regional infrastructure
projects and the new government´s ambitious plans for economic growth, these
are truly exciting times for India, and Volvo´s world class products and
services has a natural and active role to play in this development”, says Krishnan.
Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) is one of the world's
largest manufacturers of construction machines, and is a wholly owned
subsidiary of AB Volvo. Volvo CE started operations in India in December 1997
from its headquarters in Bangalore.
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