Harley-Davidson, Inc., or Harley, the American motorcycle manufacturer, on Friday, announced the appointment of Sajeev Rajasekharan as Managing Director of company’s India operations.
He will be based out of Harley-India’s Gurgaon-based headquarters.
Prior to this, Sajeev was the executive vice-president of Suzuki Motorcycle India.
He has also worked across many consumer durable companies including Panasonic, Electrolux, Samsung India, Thomson India, Onida, and BlowPlast.
As a part of his new role at Harley, he will manage the leadership team and will be responsible for in-country sales, dealer network management, marketing, service, and operations activities to expand the company’s presence in the country.
“We are delighted to welcome Sajeev to the Harley-Davidson family. Sajeev brings with him years of experience across customer-focused industries and we are positive that his expertise will be valuable as we build the next generation of Harley-Davidson riders in India.” Nigel Keough, General Manager (Emerging Markets), Harley-Davidson, said in a statement.
Sajeev succeeds Peter MacKenzie, who took charge as MD in August 2017.
He has done an MBA in Marketing at Pune University.
Harley is a 115 years old company founded by William A. Davidson, Walter Davidson, Arthur Davidson, and William S. Harley in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the US in 1903.