Head of Sales and Head of Marketing at Skoda Auto quits

The company has also seen a seen a change at top with Petr Solc, taking over as the brand director from Zac Hollis in October.

By Ketan Thakkar calendar 25 Jan 2023 Views icon4687 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Czech car maker Skoda Auto India has seen series of top of level exits. 

The head of sales, Ajay Raghuvanshi and head of marketing of the company Tarun Jha have put in their papers, say people in the know. 

Autocar Professional learns, the same was communicated to the dealer partners this week. This would mean that the top layer of Skoda Auto will be revamped. 

India which has already broken into top three markets for Skoda Auto has also seen a seen a change at top with Petr Solc, taking over as the brand director from Zac Hollis in October. 

Ajay Raghuvanshi and Tarun Jha were part of the team that had successfully launched two mainstream models - Kushaq SUV and Slavia sedan, helping Skoda Auto to post record sales of over 53721 vehicles in 2022 doubling over 2021.  

Jha has an automotive experience of over 15 years and he was working with Skoda since 2008, which included a stint at the HQ in Prague. He started his career in advertising and has worked with agencies like Mudra Communications and Ogilvy, before making a shift to automotive world.

Whereas Ajay Raghuvanshi is a sales expert who have worked with various automotive brands right from Hyundai, Honda, Tata Motors, Yamaha, Nissan before joining Skoda Auto a few years ago.

AP learns both the executives have left the organisation for better career prospects.

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