NEW DELHI, Mar 3: German auto major Volkswagen today announced a top-level change in its Indian operations with Thierry Lespiaucq, the Managing Director of Volkswagen Group Sales India Pvt Ltd, set to take charge of Volkswagen Passenger Cars in the country.
The development follows Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars, India moving to the role of ‘Head of Sales and Marketing’ for Volkswagen Passenger Cars, China, after completing his assignment here.
“Mayer will be transitioning into his new role in China starting April 2017, post completion of his current assignment in India,” the company said in a statement.
He will report to the CEO of Volkswagen brand in China.
Lespiaucq will take charge of Volkswagen Passenger Cars in India until further notice, it added.
“Under Mayer’s leadership since June 2014, Volkswagen Passenger Cars in India prepared and implemented substantial expansion of its product portfolio with the launch of Beetle in 2015, followed by Ameo and GTI in 2016, and Tiguan and Passat, which have been planned for 2017,” the company said. (PTI)