Ashrum Jain, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles’ new COO, is responsible for supplier management & logistics. - Credit: Daimler India Commercial Vehicles

Ashrum Jain, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles’ new COO, is responsible for supplier management & logistics.

Credit: Daimler India Commercial Vehicles

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has named Anshum Jain the company’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO). He will also be responsible for supplier management & logistics at DICV, manufacturer of BharatBenz trucks and buses.

“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,” said Satyakam Arya, DICV managing director and CEO. “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.

With more than 25 years of transportation industry experience in India, the U.S. and Germany, Jain most recent served as COO for Wirtgen (John Deere), heading India operations. He has also been associated with Demag Cranes, MTU (Daimler), Cummins and Bosch. Jain holds a master’s degree in industrial and manufacturing engineers from the University of Cincinnati and a master’s in business administration from Wayne State University.

DICV is a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG, Germany, operating under the umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia. The company produces trucks, buses, Mercedes Benz coaches and bus chassis and is headquartered in Oragadam, India.

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