BMW Appoints Vikram Pawah as CEO for Australia and New Zealand Business


BMW AG has appointed Vikram Pawah as chief govt of BMW Group Australia and New Zealand. Pawah, who additionally heads India enterprise will take cost of his new obligations from August 1, 2018. As for the India enterprise, he has been promoted as chairman of BMW Group India and can proceed to be part of BMW India.

In accordance with BMW, Hans-Christian Baertels, director (finance and administration) at BMW Group India, will take over because the performing president. Saying the adjustments, Hildegard Wortman, senior vice chairman (Asia Pacific) at BMW Group mentioned that Pawah brings glorious preconditions to guide BMW Group operations in India and Australia.

Pawah has been part of the BMW India Group since January 2017 and a wealthy expertise spanning over 25 years within the automotive trade. BMW Group India has efficiently stood floor within the extremely aggressive luxurious phase in India underneath his management. Pawah, 47 has labored with different famend firms together with Honda Automobiles in Australia and India and Harley-Davidson India.

When it comes to gross sales, BMW Group India has witnessed document gross sales throughout the first half of calendar 12 months 2018 for each brands-BMW and Mini. That mentioned, the 12 months on 12 months gross sales of BMW Group grew by 13 % throughout the first half of 2018 (January to June) with 5,171 items bought on this interval. Curiously, BMW model fashions accounted for an enormous chunk of the full gross sales with four,890 items to its credit score, which is up by 12 % and Mini vary accounted for 281 items, up by 30 %. The expansion in gross sales is accredit a few of the newly launched merchandise resembling 6-Sequence GT, X3 SUV, and many others. The corporate plans so as to add a few new fashions to its line-up in future.