Pavan Shetty has officially been appointed as Director of Porsche India, a division of Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Limited, with immediate effect. The area of activity officially assigned covers the entire spectrum of Porsche’s activities in India, overseeing the functions of Sales, Marketing, After Sales and Network Development. Shetty is tasked with strengthening the brand’s presence in the country and ensuring new and existing customers enjoy an unparalleled ownership experience.
Prior to his appointment, the 37-year old professional was working with Lamborghini in India as the Head of Operations and has been with Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Limited since March 2012. Before joining the Volkswagen Group, Shetty held roles within the automotive sector with various other brands like Ford, Tata, etc., for 11 years.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr Deesch Papke, Chief Executive Officer, Porsche Middle East and Africa, said: “Pavan is a seasoned professional who brings with him several years of relevant experience in the automotive industry and the environment Porsche India operates in. He will be a valuable asset for strengthening the brand and propelling it forward.”