In this role, Tipnis will head all activities related to sales, marketing, after sales, training and dealer development at Hover Automotive India. He had served as Chief Executive of HAI in 2009 during the early stages of Nissan in India, according to a company statement.
In a 24-year career across marketing, sales, operations, corporate planning and new business development in the consumer durables industry, Tipnis spearheaded key consumer retail businesses to achieve sustainable volumes, process redesign, revenue growth and profit enhancements.
GM Singh, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of HAI said: “We are happy to have Tipnis working on the entire Nissan portfolio. We believe that his visionary strategic planning and deep knowledge of the domain will contribute immensely towards achieving our corporate goals in marketing and sales of all products under Nissan umbrella".
Ishida Takayuki, Managing Director and CEO, Nissan Motor India Pvt Ltd said: “Leadership of Tipnis will further strengthen Nissan’s position at the Indian market place and help achieve our desired goals and meet the expectations of Indian customers. I wish him all the best in his second innings with the Nissan family". Having started his career at Videocon, Tipnis has had rich experience in sales and marketing and business operations. He also headed Reliance Digital before his stint as President of Future Group Electronics Store Ezone.