AJP Group appoints Manas Dewan as chief operating officer

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 19 Mar 2019


AJP Group has announced the appointment of Manas Dewan as its Chief Operating Officer for India. Headquartered in Pune, the AJP Group is a diversified business enterprise that enables manufacturing capabilities and the right ecosystem for global brands to reach the Indian marketplace. 

“We are poised for incremental growth in the near future and Manas with his deep automotive experience and global exposure will lead our aggressive plans for the Indian subcontinent,” commented Alexander Johnson, CEO of the AJP Group.

The AJP Group has a growing portfolio of brand collaborations including the likes of Shelby India, British handcrafted scooter brand Scomadi  as well as other brands like Tunit, CT Exhausts, Imperial Weaves. In addition to automotive retail, the Group also offers manufacturing, marketing and technical expertise to global brands that seek to optimise market potential in India.

A well-known figure in the automotive industry, Manas Dewan has two decades of full-time experience across global brands like Mercedes-Benz, Dow Chemicals, Bajaj Allianz, Cadillac, Hyundai, LG in India, Middle East and Europe. “The AJP Group is all set to introduce its unique multi-brand franchisee model into India and Manas with his experience of managing businesses, brands and corporate strategy will lead this initiative,” said Alexander Johnson.