Optimistic on its healthy growth in the Indian smartphone market accompanied by big investment plans, Samsung Electronics has elevated its two key India executives to new leadership roles.
Asim Warsi, currently the Head of Samsung India’s Mobile Division, has been promoted as Global Vice President.
Dipesh Shah, Managing Director of Samsung R&D Institute in Bengaluru, has been elevated as Global Senior Vice President, sources told media. Both will continue to be based in India, leading their respective divisions, the source added.
Samsung had 47 per cent market share (by value) in the country in September and 65.4 per cent (by value) for the third quarter (for premium segment) this year. Strong sales in the third quarter were on account of 40 per cent uptick in smartphones sales during the festive season.
Samsung India is on track for record sales this year, Warsi said recently.