Roland S Folger was appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mercedes-Benz India with effect from 1 October 2015.
He will succeed Eberhard Kern, who will now head company’s operations in Europe.
Currently, Roland S Folger is the President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Malaysia. He has been with Mercedes-Benz for over thirty years. He has also headed the Sales Department for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and commercial vehicles with responsibility for the Southeast region.
Mercedes-Benz is a wholly owned subsidiary of the German Daimler AG. It started its operations in India in 1994 and is headquartered at Pune (Maharashtra).