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Michelin appoints new president for Africa, India and Middle East region

Gaganjot Singh, a 10-year veteran of the group, to look after the region based out of Pune, India

Global tyre giant Michelin Group has named Gaganjot Singh as the new president of Michelin Africa, India and Middle East Region, the company announced today.

Singh will be based out of Pune, India and succeeds Marc Pasquet, who has been called to other functions in the Michelin Group, said a statement from the company.

Michelin added that in his 10-year tenure with the French multinational, Singh has held various leadership roles in finance, sales and other commercial functions across Asia, Africa and Europe. Since 2019, Singh 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. He joined the Michelin Group in India in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer of the country.

Earlier in his career, Singh has held 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, before joining the Michelin Group.

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