Maruti appoints RS Kalsi
After the sudden exit of its marketing head Mayank Pareek, Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday appointed RS Kalsi as the new head of its domestic marketing and sales. Kalsi is in the rank of executive director and heads the critical spare parts, accessories and outbound logistics divisions of the company. He will report to the Kenichi Ayukawa, MD of Maruti Suzuki India. A mechanical engineer from the Delhi College of Engineering, Kalsi joined Maruti in 1984. According to his profile, he served in various roles, including vendor development, supply chain, parts inspection and engineering. He was also associated with the company's foray into new businesses like the used-car vertical called Maruti True Value and The Motor. The company has not changed the status of Shashank Srivastava, also an executive director, who will continue to head the crucial international marketing division for the company. He is in charge for export of cars from India to several overseas markets under the parent Suzuki Motor Corporation. Srivastava will also report to Ayukawa.
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