Porsche Introduces New Sales Team Structure for Middle East, Africa and India
Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE (PME), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dr Ing hc F Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has restructured their Sales Team to further extend its importer support measures in preparation for the next phases of development within the region.
The recent changes include the appointment of two new team members to allow a further enhanced focus on individual needs and requirements from business partners in 21 countries. The brand’s subsidiary supports 22 Porsche importers, 61 facilities across the Middle East, Africa and India in topics related to Sales, After Sales, Marketing, Network Development, PR and Porsche Financial Services.
Dr Manfred Braeunl, Chief Executive Officer of Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE, said that the recent restructuring in the Sales Team forms an integral part of their commitment to the global Porsche strategy, as they move forward to welcoming a new era of electrification, digitalisation and sustainable growth.
It confirms our organisation’s long-held commitment to our importers and our continuous measures to enhance the brand’s presence and customer experience.
Steffen Fleck, who has been with the organisation since 2006, recently moved to the role of Sales Director, after becoming Network Development Director in 2013. In his new function, he oversees the core areas of sales planning and regional management for all markets. Additionally, he is responsible for the development of new business concepts focusing on areas such as pre-owned sales, corporate sales as well as customer individualisation programmes.
As the first ever female joining the regional Sales Team, Aileen Fahr is a recent appointment to PME as Head of Region Africa. With her 16 years of automotive retail experience, she oversees operations in all markets of her region together with a Regional Manager.
Heading the region Middle East and Levant is Mohamed S Hassan who has been with the organisation since 2011, looking after regional After Sales and Sales operations. Supported by a team member, his region includes the GCC and Lebanon, among others.
Joining PME to head up India and Pakistan is Vikrant Singh who brings 23 years of experience in the automotive field having specialised in exclusive European brands. In his latest positions, Singh was responsible for retail development projects as well as retail performance programmes. Born and raised in Delhi (India), he has a profound understanding of the market.
With a new product offensive, including the introduction of Porsche’s first fully electric sports car, the Taycan, and a commitment to further enhancing the brand’s unrivalled customer service, the restructure augments PME’s regional strategy for long-term sustainable growth.
According to Dr Manfred Braeunl, collectively, the changes in the Sales Team ensure that each new challenge will be a positive step towards an even stronger future. He said that with his confidence in the new team that demonstrates a combined, proven track record of not only matching but enhancing exceptional standards of professionalism, Porsche will enter the new era with great confidence.
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