Hero Cycles has appointed Sreeram Venkateswaran as director, marketing. He joins Hero Cycles from Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, where he helped establish the BharatBenz brand in India. At Hero Cycles, he will be responsible for the growth of premium and new-generation bicycle business for the company.
Venkateswaran, too, on his part, looks forward to his new role. "It is my good fortune to work with Hero Cycles. I am conscious that we, as a company, need all the support that each of its employees can provide for it to prosper and shine. I believe that with the strong heritage of quality and customer orientation that we carry, my team and I shall work tirelessly to anticipate and fulfil our customer's expectation at all times," he says.
Incorporated in 1956, Hero Cycles claims to be the largest cycle manufacturer by volume in the world. The company claims to have a manufacturing capacity of 7.5 million bicycles per year, with its manufacturing units in Ludhiana (Punjab), Bihta (Bihar) and Ghaziabad (UP). The Hero Motors Group includes Hero Cycles, Hero Motors, ZF Hero Chassis Systems, Munjal Kiriu Industries, Munjal Hospitality, and Oma Livings.