India’s largest automaker (by revenue) Tata Motors Ltd’s has appointed Guenter Butschek as chief executive officer (CEO) and managing director (MD) of the company.
In his new role he will lead all operations of Tata Motors in India and in international markets, including South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand and South Africa.
Prior to this appointment he had served as chief operating officer (COO) of plane-maker Airbus Group SA and also was member of the group executive committee.
Prior to Airbus, he had worked with Daimler AG for more than 25 years in international automotive management and had lead functions like industrialization, production and procurement.
His last role at Daimler AG was as president and CEO of Beijing Benz Automotive Co. Ltd.which is a joint venture between Daimler and Beijing Automotive Industrial Holding.