Recently, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), the manufacturer of BharatBenz Trucks and Buses has elevated Anshum Jain as its new chief operating officer (COO) effective August 2, 2021.
In his new role, Anshum will also be accountable for Supplier Supervision and Logistics, helping to further boost synergy in the Greater Operations divisions. He has involvement of over 25 years in India, the U.S., and Germany in managing and leading all aspects of large manufacturing operations with P&L responsibility.
“Anshum is an ideal choice for the role of COO at DICV as he brings strong global experience and proven strength in setting up manufacturing plants. He has the ability to take radical strides in managing supply chain and operations areas with improvement of margins and excellence on all business metrics,” said, Satyakam Arya, MD, and CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles.
In his most recent role, Anshum was the COO at Wirtgen (John Deere), where he was heading the India operations. Previous to Wirtgen, he was linked with Demag Cranes, MTU (Daimler), Cummins, and Bosch. Jain holds a Master’s degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cincinnati and Business Administration, Wayne State University.