TVS Motor Company has appointed Ralf Dieter Speth as Chairman, effective from April 1.
Venu Srinivasan, who is currently the chairman and managing director, will continue as the managing director, designated as Chairman Emeritus of TVS Motor Company from April 1, the company said in its filing to regulators.
As per the TVS website, Prof Sir Ralf Dieter Speth, began his career in BMW and did his PhD at Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick. Later, he joined Ford Motor Company's Premier Automotive Group (PAG) where he was responsible for product planning and quality. He then moved to the chemical giant Linde where he ran global operations.
He holds a Dipl. Wirt. Ing (FH) from the University of Rosenheim and a Doctorate in Engineering from the University of Warwick, it states.