Mercedes-Benz today announced appointment of Santosh Iyer as Head - Sales & Marketing for its India operations, effective from 1st July, 2019. He takes over from Michael Jopp who will head Sales & Marketing for luxury car maker’s Malaysian operations. Iyer currently Vice President of Customer Service & Corporate Affairs has been appointed as the Vice President, Sales & Marketing of Mercedes-Benz India.
Iyer has two decades of diverse experience in the Indian automobile domain spreading across sales, marketing, retail, customer service and corporate affairs. He has been associated with Mercedes-Benz India since 2009. During his earlier stint as the Head of Marketing Communications, CRM & PR; he led some of the most exciting brand campaigns and digital outreach programmes. He is an MBA from University of Applied Sciences Konstanz-College of Technology, Business and Design.
Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, said the company is confident that Santosh will continue the growth momentum of the brand in this highly competitive and dynamic market.