Rudratej Singh, President and CEO of BMW Group India passed away, Know his 25-year tenure
New Delhi: Rudratej Singh, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BMW Group India, has died this morning due to a heart attack. This is very sad news for the auto sector struggling with the Coronavirus epidemic. This is the second untimely demise of a high-ranking executive in the company this month. On April 7, Mihir Dayal (40), sales director of BMW Group India, died after a battle with cancer.
Rudratej Singh ‘Rudy’ started assuming the tenure of BMW Group India from 1st August in 2019. Prior to this, Singh served as President at Royal Enfield. In January 2015, Rudratej Singh was appointed to the post of President at Royal Enfield. Rudy had nearly 25 years of experience and held several leadership positions in both the automotive and non-automotive industries. Rudy has had 16 years of experience prior to joining the automobile industry. Rudy joined Unilever in 1998 as Area Sales Manager for the West UP Zone, from where he became Vice President of the South Asia Region in October 2012. Prior to joining Unilever, Singh has also worked as a Senior Product Manager at Dabur India Limited for two years.
Rudy was with Unilever in Singapore before coming to Royal Enfield. Singh was given the responsibility of increasing the company’s commercial business in the Indian and global market. Along with this, one of the responsibilities of Rudratej Singh was global sales, offer sales, branding and marketing, strategizing new products and generating new business opportunities.
Rudratej Singh graduated from Delhi University and received an MBA degree in Marketing and Finance from the Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad.
Rudratej Singh was spending time with family members during the lockdown and was also seen cooking on Instagram stories these days. In addition to playing golf, Rudy also loved riding motorcycles. Rudy not only as a sociable leader in the automobile industry but used to talk to everyone with a lot of fun.