GWM India appoints James Yang as president

Team OD Published: May 28, 2020, 01:20 PM IST

GWM announces senior leadership for its Indian subsidiary as it appoints James Yang as the president and Parker Shi as the managing director. James Yang has rich experience in the areas of research and development, project and marketing management. He will be leading the entire GWM India project with major focus on research and development along with plant and industrial operations.

James Yang, president for the Indian subsidiary of GWM said, "I am happy that I have been given the chance to lead the operations at such a crucial juncture and hope that we can work towards providing the best quality products and at the same time generate more employment, business and economic viability." 

He added, "India holds great importance for GWM and is an important partner in the overall scheme of things in the ASEAN region. Our commitment towards the Indian market has been showcased with the investments in the Talegaon plant and R&D facility."

The newly appointed Parker Shi has rich global experience and he has made immense contribution in expanding GWM business in the Middle East, Africa and Australia regions before joining India project. He will lead commercial operations for GWM in India.

Parker Shi, managing director for the Indian subsidiary of GWM said, "I am happy to be a part of a team that is looking at making a foray in a highly competitive and soon to be the fourth-largest market in the world. We at GWM are highly optimistic about the India market and we foresee recovery of the market in the near future. 

He added, "At GWM we are excited and will continue pursuing our plans actively with utmost optimism to build a highly customer-centric organization and build a strong brand image for GWM in India.