Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone has appointed Stefano Sanchini as the Managing Director for India, as the company elevates former MD Parag Satpute to a global role. In the new role, Satpute will operate out of Amsterdam effective January 2023.
Currently, Sanchini is serving as VP Region for Middle East and Africa and for the new role, he will be operating out of Pune.
“I am looking forward to working in India. India is one of the most diverse markets and it comes with its own challenges which the current team has remarkably addressed. As we move into new technologies and mobility solutions, the Indian market is going to be a focus area and I am happy to be here as we spread out these solutions to the vast Indian customer base” said Stefano Sanchini
According to a report carried out by exchange4media, Satpute assumed the role of Managing Director of Bridgestone India in November 2017. On his move into a global role, Parag Satpute said “It has been an enriching experience heading Bridgestone India and working alongside a dedicated team that saw Bridgestone India gain leadership in the Indian market. The last few years have been as rewarding as they have been challenging and I am pleased to see the fruit of our efforts. I am also excited and looking forward to contributing towards Bridgestone’s ambitions as a global leader in mobility solutions.”
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