12 January 2017 Current Affairs: Vikram Pawah, 45, has been appointed as the president of BMW Group India, effective March 1, 2017. He will take over from Frank Schloeder, who will assume new position at BMW Group headquarters in Germany.
Pawah brings 25 years of international experience both in the automotive and non-automotive industry. Previously, he has worked with Honda Cars in India and Australia. Most recently, he was the Managing Director of Harley-Davidson India.
Schloeder, acting President, BMW Group India will return to BMW Group Headquarters in Germany, where he will assume the position of Head of Business Steering - Luxury Class.
India is a growing market with great potential for mobility products and services. With his broad experience in the automotive industry and his country specific know-how, Mr Pawah brings excellent preconditions to strengthen our position in the Indian market.