Stellantis India strengthens leadership at Jeep®, appoints Kumar Priyesh as Brand Director

To lead the India Market activities for the Jeep® Brand

Pune, 30th January 2024 – Stellantis India announces the appointment of Kumar Priyesh as the Brand Director for Jeep. A seasoned professional with over two decades of expertise in automotive sales, marketing, and network development, Priyesh is set to bring a wealth of experience to further elevate Jeep's position in the Indian market.

Kumar Priyesh has played a pivotal role in steering and implementing effective business strategies, driving growth for leading automotive companies in India. He is an alumni of Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, with a degree in Production Engineering.

Aditya Jairaj, CEO and MD Stellantis India, expressed his enthusiasm regarding the appointment, "We are thrilled to welcome Priyesh to the Jeep India team. His rich experience and strategic acumen will play a pivotal role in propelling the Jeep brand to new heights in the Indian market. We eagerly anticipate his leadership and the transformative impact he will bring to fortify Jeep's presence in the country.”

Kumar Priyesh, the newly appointed Brand Director of Jeep India, shared his excitement about joining the iconic brand, saying, "I am honored to be a part of Jeep India, a brand known for its legacy and commitment to excellence. I look forward to contributing to the brand's growth journey in India, leveraging my experience, and working closely with the team to deliver exceptional products and experiences to our valued customers."

About Jeep® Brand

Built on 80 years of legendary heritage, Jeep® is the authentic SUV with capability, craftsmanship, and versatility for people who seek extraordinary journeys. The Jeep® brand delivers an open invitation to live life to the fullest by offering a full line of vehicles that continue to provide owners with a sense of security to handle any journey with confidence. Jeep® Wave, a premium owner loyalty and customer care program that is available to the entire Jeep® line-up, is filled with benefits and exclusive perks to deliver Jeep® owners the utmost care and dedicated 24/7 support.

In India, the Jeep® vehicle line-up consists of the Wrangler, Compass, Meridian, and Grand Cherokee. India is the first country for Jeep® outside of North America to make 4 models locally and for exports to other right-hand drive markets around the world Jeep® is part of the portfolio of brands offered by leading global automaker and mobility provider Stellantis.

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About Stellantis

Stellantis N.V. (NYSE: STLA/ Euronext Milan: STLAM/ Euronext Paris: STLAP) is one of the world’s leading automakers aiming to provide clean, safe and affordable freedom of mobility to all. It’s best known for its unique portfolio of iconic and innovative brands including Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Citroën, Dodge, DS Automobiles, Fiat, Jeep®, Lancia, Maserati, Opel, Peugeot, Ram, Vauxhall, Free2move and Leasys. Stellantis is executing its Dare Forward 2030, a bold strategic plan that paves the way to achieve the ambitious target of becoming a carbon net zero mobility tech company by 2038, while creating added value for all stakeholders. For more information, visit

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Khushboo Gupta | Head Corporate Communication Stellantis India
98180 04917 |

Sabyasachi Ghosh | Head of PR & Communications, Jeep India
9677143453 |

Tanya Mitra | Account Director, FleishmanHillard
9971272212 |