Dharmesh Arora, CEO of Schaeffler India, will take over the new role as regional CEO Asia Pacific for Schaeffler Group starting October 1st, 2019. His successor will be announced in due course.
Managed out of Singapore, the region Asia Pacific is responsible for the business in Japan, Korea and South East Asia, where the Schaeffler Group is just building two new plants in Thailand and Vietnam.
As the Regional CEO, Arora also becomes a member of the executive board of the Schaeffler Group. Klaus Rosenfeld, CEO of Schaeffler AG, said: “He has done an outstanding job in the last six years in India, comes with broad international experience, also in the region Asia Pacific, and great leadership skills. He will be a strong addition to the Schaeffler team at the top.