On 29 August, German luxury car giant Mercedes Benz announced the appointment of their first-ever Indian Managing Director, Santosh Iyer. Iyer has been a part of the Mercedes Benz family since 2009. He has played a pivotal role in his current position as Vice President – Sales & Marketing at Mercedes-Benz India. Owing to his performance, the brand announced his promotion to Managing Director and CEO, making him the first Indian MD & CEO of Mercedes-Benz in India. He will be replacing current MD & CEO Martin Schwenk who has been in the role since 2018 with effect from January 1, 2023. Schwenk will be taking on the global role as CEO, Mercedes Benz, Thailand.
We are delighted to announce that Santosh Iyer will be elevated as the Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, effective 1-January, 2023. He is currently associated with Mercedes-Benz India as the VP-Sales & Marketing. We wish him the best as he embarks on a new journey. pic.twitter.com/8ceSukJS5d
— Mercedes-Benz India (@MercedesBenzInd) August 29, 2022