GM India’s Chief Financial Officer Sanjiv Gupta has been named as the new President and Managing Director of the company from September 1. He succeeds Kaher Kazem who has been appointed as the President and CEO of GM Korea.
“Sanjiv Gupta is an experienced GM leader who has been a driving force behind our strategy. Sanjiv will continue to lead our plan to achieve better financial performance in India,” said GM Executive Vice President and President of GM International Stefan Jacoby.
Speaking about the new role, Sanjiv Gupta said that it is an honor to be leading GM India at such an important time for the business. Gupta will combine his role as GM India president and managing director with his finance leadership responsibilities.
Gupta joined GM in 2003 working in critical roles in VSSM, Auto Financing, Business Planning, Corporate Finance and Treasury, and Financial Planning and Analysis in the US and Canada. In February 2012, he was promoted to Director, North America Financial Planning and Analysis; and in September 2013 was appointed Director US Sales Operations Finance. Gupta joined GM India in May 2016.