The new appointment comes into effect as Boris Fitz, Vice-President, Sales and Network Development, completes his four-year tenure in India. He will take over a larger role at Mercedes-Benz Turkey
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | August 8, 2016
Mercedes-Benz India has appointed Michael Jopp as its Head of Sales and Marketing. The key appointment in the Sales and Marketing function comes at a time when Boris Fitz, Vice-President, Sales and Network Development, completes his four-year tenure in India and is gearing up to take over a larger role at Mercedes-Benz Turkey.
Jopp comes with nearly two decades of experience in the domestic automobile industry in Germany and also in international markets, both on the OEM and distributor side. He has considerable experience in areas of sales management, product management, marketing and general management. Currently he is responsible for sales performance and sales profitability for Mercedes-Benz Cars in Berlin.
Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, âBoris played a pivotal role in Mercedes-Benzâs sales growth as the company witnessed a remarkable sales success amidst myriad market challenges. He was instrumental in creating the densest and most qualitative dealer network for Mercedes-Benz with dedicated dealer partners. We highly value Borisâ contribution to the rapid growth of Mercedes-Benz in India. We are equally excited to welcome Michael and are confident that with his rich experience in the domain of sales and marketing in Mercedes-Benz Cars, Michael will continue the strong growth momentum of the Three Pointed Star in this highly competitive and dynamic market.â
The appointment came into effect on August 1, 2016.