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Renault India appoints new CEO

Snapshot: Mr. Sawhney will replace Mr. Marc Nassif

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Renault India has appointed Mr. Sumit Sawhney as the new CEO and Managing Director for Renault Group operations in India. He is currently serving as Executive Director of the company, will join the new office as new CEO and MD on February 1, 2014. Mr. Sawhney will replace Mr. Marc Nassif, who will move on to a global assignment within Renault.

Sumit will be responsible for managing the entire operations for Renault in India and will report to Gilles Normand- Chairman, Asia Pacific Region for Renault.

Mr. Sawhney joined Renault India in September 2012 from General Motors. He has an experience of working in the Indian automotive industry of 20 years. He will report to Mr. Gilles Normand, Chairman, Asia Pacific Region for Renault.

Mr. Sumit will be responsible for managing the entire operations for Renault in India and will report to Gilles Normand, Chairman, Asia Pacific Region for Renault.

He has been instrumental in establishing the Renault brand in India and setting the company on a growth trajectory. In his tenure, Renault Duster has become one of the top selling SUV in the country.

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