Skoda Auto Volkswagen strengthens leadership team

Chennai: Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Private Limited has announced key appointments to the management board to ‘strengthen the leadership team in India’ and to capitalise on future growth opportunities.

Christian Schenk, board member for Finance and IT at Skoda Auto will be the new chairman of SAVWIPL. Piyush Arora, as announced earlier, joins the board as managing director of SAVWIPL and Christian Cahn von Seelen will assume an executive position on the Board of SAVWIPL as executive director – Sales & Marketing.

Commenting on the appointments, Thomas Schäfer, CEO of Skoda Auto, said, ‘In line with our vision to be the leading European automotive brand in India, I am delighted to welcome this group of seasoned professionals to bolster the leadership team in India.’