09, New Delhi
Goodyear, one of
the world’s largest tyre companies, has appointed Sandeep Mahajan as the
Managing Director of India operations with effect from June 1, 2020 for a
period of 5 years or up to the date of superannuation or retirement.
A release issued by the company stated that he has succeeded Rajeev Anand, who is superannuating from the company after completing more than 38 years of service and will continue as the Chairman of the Board for India operations with effect from June 01, 2020 till December 31, 2020.
Anand said, “As I
superannuate from the company, I am happy to hand over this role to Sandeep. I
congratulate Sandeep on his new role. He has made significant contribution to
the company in the past eight years and I am confident that under his
leadership Goodyear will further strengthen its position in the India market.
His deep knowledge in Retail and diverse experience across domestic and
international markets will help Goodyear grow its business in the India region.”
has successfully led Farm, Commercial, OTR and Consumer businesses within
Goodyear over the last 8 years. He has been instrumental in consolidating
the market leadership of the Farm business in India. Mahajan has over 29 years of experience in working with large and well-known
multinational companies. He started his
career with Tata Steel Ltd and has had extensive sales & marketing
experience at Hindustan Unilever Ltd and LG Electronics. He brings extensive
P&L as well as sales and marketing experience, both in Indian and key
Sandeep holds a
Bachelor’s in engineering (Mechanical). He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma
in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
his new role, Mahajan said, “I am grateful for the trust and confidence reposed
on me, by giving me this opportunity to lead the India business. I am
confident that together as ONE TEAM, we will work to enhance the Goodyear
footprint in India. In addition my endeavour will be to introduce a vibrant
culture epitomising Trust, Transperancy and Meritocracy in order to win with our Customers and Consumers. I would
also like to thank Rajeev for his guidance in last eight years and wish him
best for future.''