Mercedes-Benz India announces multiple organisational changes

Mercedes-Benz India has announced multiple key organisational changes in the after sales, marketing communications and CRM divisions.

Devdutta Chandavarkar, who is responsible for the company’s Aftersales division currently, will take on a larger role at Mercedes-Benz Middle-East and will be based out of Dubai.

Santosh Iyer, current Vice-President, Marketing & CRM, has been promoted to head the Aftersales & Retail Training functions for the German carmaker in the country.

Commenting on the changes, Roland Folger, MD and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “Mercedes-Benz prides itself in providing newer responsibilities and novel opportunities to its employees’ world over. This approach not only promotes internal talent by giving them new opportunities to prove their excellence but also is highly beneficial for the overall growth of the company and inspirational for others.”

In addition, to these above-mentioned appointments, Marketing & CRM and the Corporate Communications function are now split, and will continue to report to the Managing director and CEO. Shekhar Das Chowdhury will now be leading the Corporate Communications function for the brand. While Amit Thete, who is currently heading the Event Communications division, will now be taking care of the Marketing & CRM function.

All these appointments will be effective from the New Year.

Source : CarDekho