With over two decades of experience in the automotive industry, Brar will be responsible for enhancing Kia’s leadership position in the Indian market.
Kia Motors India on Monday announced the appointment of Hardeep Singh Brar as the new national head of sales and marketing with immediate effect. He replaces Manohar Bhat who was instrumental in driving Kia’s sales network in the Indian market. With over two decades of experience in the automotive industry, Brar will be responsible for enhancing Kia’s leadership position in the Indian market. He will join Kia Motors from Great Wall Motors, where he served as the director of sales and marketing.
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Hardeep Singh Brar has held senior leadership positions across sales, network, and marketing functions at 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.
On his appointment as National Head of Sales and Marketing at Kia, Hardeep Singh Brar said, “I have followed Kia’s India journey and witnessed the way Kia has disrupted the market with three segment-leading products. It is an exciting phase that Kia Motors India is in right now and I look forward to continuing Kia’s phenomenal run and shaping the future for the brand.”
Commenting on the new executive appointment, 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.”