Piyush Arora to be the brand new MD of Skoda Auto Volkswagen India


Piyush Arora would be the new Managing Director of Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Personal Restricted. He’ll take cost from March 1 as he succeeds Gurpratap Boparai. He will likely be liable for increasing the Volkswagen Group’s enterprise in India, together with the latest INDIA 2.0 mission of the manufacturers Volkswagen and Skoda. SAVWIPL oversees the India operations of 5 Volkswagen Group manufacturers; Skoda, Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche and Lamborghini.

Thomas Schäfer, CEO of ŠKODA AUTO, mentioned, “I wish to thank Gurpratap Boparai for his excellent efficiency as Managing Director of ŠKODA AUTO Volkswagen India Personal Restricted. I want him all one of the best for the long run. On the identical time, I wish to prolong a heat welcome to Piyush Arora. I’m delighted that we have now discovered a extremely skilled skilled to steer the India enterprise. His activity will likely be to advance and sustainably increase the Volkswagen Group’s enterprise in India. I’m satisfied that he’ll succeed on this endeavour and need him each success.”

The 12 months 2022 will see the rollout of the INDIA 2.0 mission with the Skoda Slavia and the Notchback from Volkswagen, together with commencing exports of the INDIA 2.0 automobiles throughout the globe.

He studied mechanical engineering at IIT Kanpur and started his profession on the Indian automobile producer Tata Motors. 

He later joined Mercedes-Benz India, the place he held a number of senior positions together with the Supervisory Board positions at Mercedes-Benz Indonesia and Mercedes-Benz Vietnam, whereas overseeing their operations. Most lately, he oversaw the Operations enterprise for Mercedes-Benz India as its Govt Director and Head of Operations.

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