Mr. Michael Mayer has been appointed as Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India. He will take over responsibility as the new Brand Head for Volkswagen Passenger Cars in India with effect from 1st June 2014. Mr. Michael Mayer (45) who currently holds responsibility for Market Planning of
Volkswagen Passenger Cars European Sales Division located in Wolfsburg, Germany, holds a degree in Engineering and Business Administration and has been with the Volkswagen Group since 1993.
In his career of over 20 years in the Volkswagen Group, Mr. Mayer has worked on a number of factory planning projects with assignments in China and Portugal. Amongst the various positions he held in Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Mr. Mayer also headed Sales for the Western European Region. In his function at Volkswagen Group, he oversaw the worldwide wholesale development activities. Mr. Mayer also worked at Bentley Motors Ltd. for six years
as both Head of its European Retail Development activities and Regional Director for UK and Europe with operational responsibility for the Bentley brand in Europe, including Russia and Central Asia.
Mr. Mayer, in his new role, will be reporting to Mr. Thierry Lespiaucq, Managing Director, Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Limited.