Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has appointed Michael Jopp as the new Head of Sales & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz Cars, Malaysia & SEA II effective 1 July 2019. Jopp takes over the job from Mark Raine, who had completed his four-year tenure in Malaysia and is now the Vice President of Product & Marketing at Mercedes-Benz Korea.
Before coming to Malaysia, Jopp was the Vice-President of Sales & Marketing in Mercedes-Benz India for nearly 3 years. During his stint, Mercedes-Benz India topped JD Power’s Sales Satisfaction ranking as well as introduced various new digital initiatives to the market. Jopp was an instrumental figure in maintaining Mercedes-Benz India’s significant lead in the luxury vehicle segment, ending 2018 as the country’s highest-selling luxury carmaker for the fourth consecutive year.
“We are excited to have Michael Jopp join our Mercedes-Benz Malaysia family. With his rich industry experience and decades of expertise in sales and marketing functions, we are confident that he will be able to lead the market and maintain our No. 1 position in the Malaysian premium automotive market. Jopp will also play a key role in our customer centric strategy, taking on a holistic approach to automotive excellence by providing our customers a brand experience with our strong product portfolio,” commented Dr. Claus Weidner, Head of Region Southeast Asia II.
Jopp brings with him over 20 years’ worth of experience in the automotive industry, mainly helming roles associated with Daimler and Mercedes-Benz in Germany. He holds an MBA from Goizueta Business School, and in his spare time, enjoys golfing and traveling.
Autoworld.com.my wishes Michael Jopp “Selamat datang ke Malaysia”.