Daimler India CV appoints Anshum Jain as COO

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 02 Aug 2021


Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the manufacturer of BharatBenz trucks and buses, has appointed Anshum Jain as its new chief operating officer (COO) effective August 2, 2021.

In his new role, Jain will also be responsible for supplier management and logistics, helping to further enhance synergy in the Greater Operations divisions. He has work experience of over 25 years in India, the U.S., and Germany in managing and leading all aspects of large manufacturing operations with P&L responsibility.

Satyakam Arya, MD and CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles said, “Anshum is an ideal choice for the role of COO at DICV as he brings strong global experience and proven strength in setting up manufacturing plants. He has the ability to take radical strides in managing supply chain and operations areas with improvement of margins and excellence on all business metrics.”

In his most recent role Jain was the COO at Wirtgen (John Deere), where he was heading the India operations. Prior to Wirtgen, he was associated with Demag Cranes, MTU (Daimler), Cummins, and Bosch. Jain holds a Master’s degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cincinnati and Business Administration, Wayne State University.