Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the BharatBenz trucks and buses manufacturer, has appointed Anshum Jain as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective today.
Jain will also be responsible for Supplier Management & Logistics, helping to enhance synergy in the greater operations divisions further. He has a rich experience of over 25 years in India, the US, and Germany in managing and leading all aspects of large manufacturing operations with P&L responsibility.
Satyakam Arya, Managing Director and CEO, DICV, said Anshum is an ideal choice for COO at DICV as he brings strong global experience and proven strength in setting up manufacturing plants. In addition, he has the ability to take radical strides in managing supply chain and operations areas with improvement of margins and excellence on all business metrics.
Until recently, Jain was with Wirtgen (John Deere) as Chief Operating Officer, heading India operations. Before Wirtgen, he was associated with Demag Cranes, MTU (Daimler), Cummins, and Bosch.