Volvo Cars India on February 13 announced the appointment of Mr Jyoti Malhotra as Managing Director of the company.
Forty-nine-year-old Mr Malhotra will be the first Indian to head the company in India. He currently serves as Director Sales & Marketing.
Mr Charles Frump, who has been at the helm since October 2017, is moving over to another global assignment.
“At present, we are at a critical juncture in the Indian market where the industry is moving towards a significant transformation to electric mobility and I am confident Jyoti will lead the company through this phase in an extremely seamless manner. And I feel extremely proud to announce Jyoti as the first Indian to head the company in India”, said Mr Frump.
Mr Malhotra has over 24 years of automotive experience in sales and marketing domain. He has held national, regional and local positions in various automotive companies in India namely Mahindra & Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki and Fiat Auto India before taking over as Director Marketing and Sales in Volvo Cars India.