- The president and CEO of BMW Group India, Rudratej Singh, passed away on 20 April due to a major cardiac arrest.
BMW India has had a very tough month. The president and CEO of BMW Group India, Rudratej Singh, passed away on 20 April due to a major cardiac arrest. He was 46 years old. The automaker announced his death in a statement, adding: “At this difficult period, our condolences are with his family and loved ones. He will always be remembered as an inspirational and caring human being.” Singh joined BMW Group in April 2019 after spending more than four years with Royal Enfield, where he was president of the motorcycle industry. During that time, Royal Enfield cemented its place as one of India’s largest motorcycle manufacturers and even thumped past Harley Davidson
Singh, a graduate of IMT Ghaziabad, was based in Singapore with Unilever as vice president-South Asia for HPC and food marketing operations before joining Royal Enfield.
“His transformation vision and strategic focus have played a crucial role in BMW Group India’s navigation in a challenging market climate,” BMW said in the release. “His death comes at a critical juncture as BMW Group India was introducing strategic steps to improve the dealer network across India.”On April 7, just a few weeks ago, BMW also lost Mihir Dayal, BMW India’s head of sales for cancer.
His demise comes at a critical junction when the company was taking strategic steps to improve the dealer network across India, the automaker said.