General Motors has announced the appointment of Arvind Saxena as the new president and managing director of GM India, with effect from March 1, 2014. He will succeed Lowell Paddock who is moving to GM international operations as vice president of planning and programme management.
Arvind Saxena has more than two decades of experience in sales, marketing and management with several Indian and global automakers including the likes of the VW Group, Bajaj Auto and Fiat India, among others.
"We are delighted to have Arvind join our team and with his extensive experience, lead us in to a successful future in India, with its significant growth potential. GM is committed to India and with Arvind’s leadership, we look forward to recognising the long-term growth potential of the market," said Stefan Jacoby, GM executive vice president and president, GM international operations.