French tyre major Michelin Group announced the elevation of Gaganjot Singh as the President, Michelin Africa, India and Middle East Region.
Gaganjot joined Michelin Group in India as Chief Financial Officer at the beginning and across his 10 year tenure with them, he has held various leadership roles in finance, sales and other commercial functions across Asia, Africa and Europe. Since 2019, Gaganjot has served as Global Business Model Leader – Large Fleets within the Long Distance Transportation Business Line. From 2016 to 2019, he was the Managing Director of South Africa Customs Union (SACU), Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique.
Gaganjot Singh will succeed Marc Pasquet, who has been called to other functions in the Michelin Group and will be operating from Pune, India,
With a bludgeoning portfolio of holding various leadership positions in companies such as GlaxoSmithKline and Pepsico in varying functions of Finance, Purchase, Logistics, including his last role as CFO of Saint-Gobain Construction Products in India, it will be interesting see what steps Michelin Group will take under Gaganjot’s leadership to tap into new markets.