With a view to expand its presence and strengthenen the sales activities in the country, the Volkswagen Group on Monday made major appointments in its management with effect from June 1, 2009.
The company appointed Maik Stephan as Managing Director of Volkswagen Group Sales India, the Group's sales company in the country.
Stephan would report to Volkswagen Group Chief Representative India and President and Managing Director of Volkswagen India Joerg Mueller, the company said.
The company also appointed Lutz Kothe as Chief General Manager (Marketing and PR) at the Volkswagen brand.
He will report to Volkswagen India Director (Volkswagen Passenger Cars Division), Neeraj Garg.
"I am delighted that we are being joined by Maik Stephan and Lutz Kothe, whose long-standing experience in the Volkswagen Group and sound expertise will drive forward the expansion of our presence here on the Indian growth market," Mueller said.