BMW beefs up regional presence

(From far left) Ms Hildegard Wortmann, senior vice-president for Asia Pacific, BMW Group, Mr Ramesh Divyanathan, president director, BMW Group Indonesia, and Mr Paul de Courtois, managing director, BMW Group Asia.
Ms Hildegard Wortmann, senior vice-president for Asia Pacific, BMW Group.PHOTO: BMW
(From far left) Ms Hildegard Wortmann, senior vice-president for Asia Pacific, BMW Group, Mr Ramesh Divyanathan, president director, BMW Group Indonesia, and Mr Paul de Courtois, managing director, BMW Group Asia.
Mr Ramesh Divyanathan, president director, BMW Group Indonesia.PHOTO: BMW
(From far left) Ms Hildegard Wortmann, senior vice-president for Asia Pacific, BMW Group, Mr Ramesh Divyanathan, president director, BMW Group Indonesia, and Mr Paul de Courtois, managing director, BMW Group Asia.
Mr Paul de Courtois, managing director, BMW Group Asia.PHOTO: BMW

The car brand is focusing on important markets in the Asia-Pacific region

German premium vehicle manufacturer BMW Group has revved up its presence in Singapore by moving regional functions previously carried out in Germany here.

Ms Hildegard Wortmann, 51, senior vice-president in charge of the entire Asia-Pacific region, has been based in Singapore since January. She leads a team of four who were previously based in BMW's headquarters in Munich, Germany.

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