Roland Folger new Mercedes-Benz India head
Roland S Folger has been appointed as new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer for Mercedes-Benz India. He will replace Eberhard Kern who is going to head company’s operations in Europe.
Eberhard Kern headed India’s operations for past three years and was responsible for expansion for production capacity and extension of network and product portfolio.
Roland S Folger is the current President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Malaysia will assume charge of Mercedes-Benz India from October 1. He has been with Mercedes-Benz for over thirty years. He has also assumed charge of sales department for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and commercial vehicles with responsibility for the Southeast region.
Note: Mercedes-Benz is a wholly owned subsidiary of the German Daimler AG. It started its operations in India from 1994 and is headquartered at Pune (Maharashtra).