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GM India appoints Kaher Kazem as president

GM India appoints Kaher Kazem as president
Desirazu Venkat Desirazu Venkat Monday 07 December 2015, 15:22 PM

General Motors India has appointed Kaher Kazem as their new president and managing director with effect from January 2016. The Australian will be based out Gurgaon and replaces Arvind Saxena who took up the post in February 2014.

Kazem began his career with General Motors (GM) in 1995 at GM Holden in Australia as a senior engineer. He later held several leadership positions in GM Holden Manufacturing Operations. In 2009, Kazem became vice president of manufacturing and quality for GM Thailand/ASEAN. He was appointed president and managing director of GM Uzbekistan in 2012. Prior to taking on his new position, Kazem served as chief operating officer (COO) of GM India, overseeing the industrial side of their from August 2015.

He is the third president to be appointed for the American automaker’s Indian arm in the last two years. The company sees major potential for the Indian market and such a move is likely to be a part of its overall picture for redeveloping its operations in the sub-continent.

 

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