New Delhi : FCA India on Friday announced the appointment of Raghavendra Kulkarni as the new Head of After sales, effective immediately.
A Mechanical Engineer, he comes with 32 years of experience in After Sales, having worked with a number of automobile majors in India and overseas.
Kulkarni will be part of the FCA India Leadership Team and will report directly to Kevin Flynn – President and Managing Director, FCA India.
“Raghavendra joins the FCA India family at the right time, as we are about to go to market with the Made in India Jeep® Compass. His vast experience in After Sales will be immensely valuable to us as we are moving the needle in strengthening our Service network with Mopar across the country. We welcome him and look forward to his expertise in taking our Service operations to the next level,” said Kevin Flynn.
Raghavendra Kulkarni will be responsible for the entire After Sales Operations that includes providing support to Fiat as well as Jeep® customers. He will oversee the implementation and expansion of Mopar workshops across India, and also strategize to introduce innovations in Service operations, to ensure customer satisfaction. Setting up of new workshops and driving all functions of FCA’s Service operations will be a major part of his responsibilities.
In the past Kulkarni has worked for manufacturers such as Mahindra and Mahindra, Toyota, General Motors and Bentley, and also Volkswagen India for a significant duration. He has worked in International positions in Sri Lanka, Nepal, Africa and China.