Mercedes-Benz India promotes Santosh Iyer

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Marketing
Last updated : December 22, 2015
Currently vice-president, marketing and CRM, Iyer will now be heading the after-sales division of the company in India.

Mercedes-Benz India has promoted Santosh Iyer, vice-president, marketing, and customer relationship management. He will now head the after-sales and retail training function of the company in India.

Santosh Iyer

Iyer will continue to be part of the management board. The appointments will be effective from January 1, 2016. He has taken over the additional role from Devdutta Chandavarkar, who will take on a larger role at Mercedes-Benz Middle-East, and will be based in Dubai.

Roland Folger, managing director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, comments, "Mercedes-Benz prides itself in providing newer responsibilities and novel opportunities to its employees across the world. This helps promote internal talent by giving them new opportunities, is beneficial for the overall growth of the company, and is inspirational for others."

Iyer is instrumental for Mercedes-Benz India's success in reinforcing the brand image through numerous innovative marketing campaigns.

Established in 1994, Mercedes-Benz India's production facility is spread over 100 acres in Chakan, near Pune. Currently, the company has 81 outlets across 40 Indian cities including three standalone certified outlets.

First Published : December 22, 2015
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