Mumbai: Mercedes-Benz India Pvt Ltd has appointed Roland S. Folger as the managing director and chief executive of its India operations, the company said in a statement on Monday.

Folger will take over from 1 October.

A Mercedes-Benz veteran of three decades, Folger has served the company in sales, marketing and production across the commercial vehicle and car segments. He is currently president and chief executive at Mercedes-Benz Malaysia.