Volvo Auto India has announced three new senior management team appointments in the country. In the new organisational structure, Mr Nalin Jain takes up the position of Chief Financial Officer while Mr Jyoti Malhotra joins as Director, Sales, Marketing and PR and Mr Rajeev Chauhan as Network Director.
Speaking on the appointment of the new team, Mr Tom von Bonsdorff, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India said “This year has been a promising year for Volvo and we have an aggressive plan to grow further by launching many exciting new models, some of which will be game changers for Volvo in India. The new robust team brings in industry, market and cultural experience with proven track record from different functions and markets. This team will lead our accelerating plans for India.” Nalin brings with him over 20 years of rich experience working in several operational and managerial positions at various renowned organizations both in India and abroad. Nalin comes to Volvo Auto India from Volkswagen Group where he was working as CFO with the India Sales team until 2015. Prior to this role, Nalin served as Head of Controlling, Volkswagen between 2010 to 2013.
Adding further he said, “We have an on-track for a 20% Y-O-Y growth this year. As a part of our expansion plan we are looking at expanding our dealer network aggressively with Pune, Lucknow and Jaipur planned for this calendar year. We seek to increase volume of sales and secure a 10% market share in the luxury car segment by 2020." Jyoti brings with him more than 21 years of rich experience spanning Indian Passenger Car & Commercial vehicle industry. During his previous stints, he has worked with renowned companies including Fiat India, Maruti Suzuki and most recently with Mahindra & Mahindra as Vice President Sales. His diverse experience including Field Sales, Channel Marketing, Business Strategy, Sales Training, Used car operations come as a significant value to Volvo business in India.
Rajeev will be leading the Network team at Volvo Auto India. Rajeev joins Volvo from Honda Cars India, where he was heading the dealer development team. He comes with an experience of over 20 years in the automotive industry with work stint at Daewoo and Honda, both in India and in the Middle East. His diverse job role ranges from service, service training, planning and strategy, to dealer expansion & dealer development. With its philosophy of ‘Designed Around You’, Volvo Auto India is committed to bringing the best in-class products and services that redefine industry benchmarks.