Kia Motors India, a 100% subsidiary of South Korea’s Kia Corporation, has appointed of Hardeep Singh Brar as National Head of Sales and Marketing, with immediate effect.
Brar will be responsible for enhancing Kia India’s leadership position and for enabling the next wave of growth. He brings more than two decades of experience in the automotive industry to Kia, having most recently served at Great Wall Motors as Director Marketing & Sales.
Before joining Kia, he has held senior leadership positions across sales, network, and marketing functions at the top vehicle manufacturers like Maruti Suzuki, Volkswagen, General Motors & Nissan.
He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Punjab and is also an alumnus of Harvard Business School.
Kookhyun Shim, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Kia Motors India said, “We are delighted to welcome Hardeep Singh Brar to Kia Motors India family as we accelerate our growth strategy to expand to newer regions in India. Kia has been able to disrupt the Indian automobile industry and emerge as a market leader in a record time and with Brar onboard, we are confident of consolidating our position further through a more consumer focused approach.”
Hardeep Singh Brar is a known leader in the automobile industry, recorginsed for his expertise in sales, marketing, customer service, and network development for the brands he has served in his career.
(With inputs from Automotive Lead Research Team)