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Skoda Auto India head Sudhir Rao resigns

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Czech automaker Skoda India's head Sudhir Rao has resigned after leading the operations here for more than five years.

"Rao will be leaving Skoda Auto at his own request on June 30, 2017," Skoda Auto spokesperson said in a statement.

The company would be announcing its successor in due course, it added without sharing a timeline.

Rao (57) had joined Skoda Auto as Chairman and Managing Director on March 1, 2012. Before joining Skoda, Rao ran an international car brand's activities as Chief Operating Officer.

He had joined the company at a time when it was facing challenges in Indian market specially with customer complaints over sales service.

Last year, Skoda Auto India had reported sales of 13,370 units as against 15,457 units in 2015, down 13.5 per cent.

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 20:57 IST