Hyundai makes changes in top brass

By , agencyfaqs! | In | January 16, 2005
The developments are in keeping with the company's growth plans for the year

Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) has made some changes at the senior management. The company & #BANNER1 & # has elevated two deputy general managers to take on additional responsibilities as regional heads.

While N Raja has been designated general manager, northern region, and Manohar Bhat as general manager, western region. The developments are in keeping with the company's growth plans for the year.

HMIL has also taken on board four senior executives to head important divisions in the company. B. Mani joins the Hyundai family as general manager field service, while Pradeep Saxena has come in as general manager, marketing (advertising & promotions). Ms Anita Sharma has been appointed as deputy general manager, corporate communications, while Saurabh Srivastava has joined as senior manager, retail finance.

HMIL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea, and is India's fastest growing car company. It has rolled out over 700,000 cars in just over 70 months that it has been operating in the Indian market. It is the largest exporter of passenger cars with exports totaling of over Rs 1,700 crore.

Hyundai is India's second largest car company after market leader Maruti Udyog Limited, and markets over 25 variants of passenger cars across six segments. Its models are: Santro (in the B segment), Getz (B+), Accent (C), Elantra (D), Sonata (E) and the Terracan in the SUV segment.

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