Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, today announced top-level management changes in India. Mr. Rahil Ansari has been selected by AUDI AG for an important position at the company headquarter (Ingolstadt) in the Finance division. In his new assignment Mr. Ansari will take the role of Senior Director, Central Sales Controlling (Global).
Mr. Balbir Singh Dhillon who is currently heading Dealer Development has been elevated as Head, Audi India to be effective from 1st September 2019. An experienced automotive professional, Mr. Dhillon joined Audi India for his second stint in July 2018 and brings with him 23 years of automotive experience.
According to Mr. Michael Frisch, Vice President Region Overseas AUDI AG, “Rahil’s contribution has been immense for Audi India. He was a true representative of Brand India at AUDI AG and has created the foundation for future success. The work he has done will provide the basis for a sustainable business and profitable network in India with new digital customer centric activities. Rahil’s strong business acumen has been highly acknowledged in the HQ, which is why he has been offered such a senior position.”
Mr. Ansari had joined Audi India for his 3rd stint on 1st February 2017. He has navigated Audi India through troubled environment during this period. He has successfully managed the product launch void due to WLTP cycle and also the challenging luxury market environment in India. He has set in motion a string of initiatives to bring the focus on customer centricity and dealer profitability and also implemented new digital initiatives, which are unique novelties in the Indian automotive industry.