Hero MotoCorp has set up a separate vertical to drive its new business of Harley-Davidson products and merchandise distribution in India. Global automotive expert Ravi Avalur has been appointed as the Business Unit Head of the new vertical.Ravi will report to Dr. Pawan Munjal, Chairman & CEO, Hero MotoCorp.
Ravi has joined Hero MotoCorp from Engines and Engine Components manufacturer Cooper, where he was the Head of Strategy and International Business. Prior to Cooper, Ravi was the Managing Director at Ducati India. The Team in the new Business Unitalso includes four executives from Harley-Davidson’s erstwhile India operations, bringing in years of competencies in the areas of sales, marketing, customer experiences, service and logistics. The Company has also commenced wholesale dispatches of Harley Davidson products to the dealers from January 18. Meanwhile, Hero MotoCorp hason-boarded 11 existing Harley-Davidson dealers in key geographies across the country.
BENGAL SPEED AUTOMOBILES PVT LTD(Bengal Harley-Davidson) KOLKATA
BAFNA MOTORCYCLES PVT LTD(Seven Islands Harley-Davidson) MUMBAI
CONCEPT MOTORBIKE COMPANY PVT LTD(Nine Bridges Harley-Davidson) AHMEDABAD
MOKSHA MOTORBIKE COMPANY PVT LTD
(Two Rivers Harley-Davidson) PUNE
TUSKER MOTORCYCLES PVT LTD(Tusker Harley-Davidson) BENGALURU (LAVELLE ROAD)
EAST COAST MOTORS(Marina Harley-Davidson) CHENNAI
EXCELSIOR MOTORS PVT LTD(Spice Coast Harley-Davidson) KOCHI
JYOTE AUTOMOTIVES PVT LTD(Konark Harley-Davidson) BHUBANESHWAR
STERLING MOTORBIKES PVT LTD(Capital Harley-Davidson) DELHI (MATHURA ROAD)
UTTAM SONS PVT LTD(Foothills Harley-Davidson) DEHRADUN
SRIJAYALAKSHMI AUTOMOBILES PVT LTD(Banjara Harley-Davidson) HYDERABAD
Hero MotoCorp will also expand the service, parts and accessories business beyond the 11 cities currently covered by the newly appointed dealers, to a pan-India level through its extensive dealer network. With customer-centricity and commitment to globally benchmarked sales and aftersales service as their focus, Hero MotoCorp and Harley-Davidson are committed together to providing a smooth and hassle-free ownership experience to the existing and future Harley Davidson customers in India. Details of new model launches will be shared closer to launch dates.