June 24, 2024

MBCME Appoints Head of Marketing And Communications For ME

MBCME Appoints Taniya Chandra As Head of Marketing And Communication Middle East-Image Courtesy-Mercedes Benz

Mercedes-Benz Cars Middle East (MBCME) has appointed Taniya Chandra as the new Head of Marketing & Communication effective February 2024. According to Industry sources, Her responsibilities extend across the Mercedes-Benz General Distributor (MBGD) network. Headquartered in Dubai, MBGD is the central hub overseeing and steering strategy and business transformation, aiming to improve business operations and communication across Central Eastern Europe (CEE), the Middle East, Africa, Latin America (LATAM), and Southeast Asia (SEA). 

MBCME And MBGD Appoints Taniya Chandra As Head of Marketing And Communication Middle East-Image Courtesy
Natalie Thompson CEO of Mercedes-Benz Romania

Industry sources added that Taniya brings a wealth of experience and a dynamic approach to the role, succeeding Natalie Thompson, who has taken up the position of CEO of Mercedes-Benz Romania. Her journey with Mercedes-Benz began, as part of INspire – The Leader’s Lab management program.

Since then, Taniya has embraced transformational roles to drive active change and innovation through dynamic shifts in the industry. Before, relocating to the UAE, she was based in Stuttgart, leading Customer Experience across the Overseas markets and successfully setup an Overseas Experience Center for Customer Services in South-East Asia.

Industry sources further added that an engineering graduate with an MBA from Singapore, Taniya possesses a diverse portfolio of international experience, showcasing exceptional passion and leadership throughout her career. As an inspiring, self-driven, target-oriented – yet empathetic leader, she truly empowers her teams to push boundaries, reimagine engagement, and deliver memorable and unique communications and customer experiences.

Commenting on her appointment, Taniya Chandra stated, “I am excited and honored to take on this role at Mercedes-Benz Cars Middle East. As Head of Marketing and Communication for MBGD, I am deeply committed to crafting a strategy that intertwines our diverse portfolio of luxury brands and our innovative and iconic product lineup with the captivating stories and experiences of our customers, while honoring our rich heritage as pioneers in the mobility sector. I am grateful to collaborate with a very talented team and valued customers on this exciting journey.”

Industry sources also affirmed that Taniya Chandra’s appointment underscores Mercedes-Benz’s commitment to fostering leadership talent within the organization and ensuring a clear focus on customer centricity across business operations. Mercedes-Benz is poised to redefine the future of Marketing and Communication, setting new benchmarks for creativity and experiential storytelling in the automotive industry.




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