Mr Philipp von Sahr to succeed Dr Andreas Schaff as president of BMW Group India
July 7, 2012: Ushering in a new chapter into BMW’s relationship with India, Mr. Philipp von Sahr, currently President of BMW Group Belgium-Luxemburg, will succeed Dr. Andreas Schaaf as President of BMW Group India (effective October 1, 2012). Dr. Andreas Schaaf will then assume new executive position at BMW Group Headquarters in Munich.
During the tenure of Dr Schaaf as President, BMW India successfully stood ground in a fiercely competitive environment and maintained its number one position in the Indian luxury car market.
Mr. von Sahr has completed his MBA from University of Munich. He began his career with BMW AG in Munich in 1987. Prior to joining BMW Group Belgium-Luxemburg, Mr. von Sahr was the Head of Sales for BMW Group Germany.