GM Vietnam gets new managing director

Tuesday, Jul 07, 2015 15:27

Wail A. Farghaly, managing director of General Motors Vietnam. — Photo courtesy of GM Vietnam.

HCM CITY (Biz Hub) — General Motors Southeast Asia Operations President Tim Zimmerman announced that automotive industry veteran Wail A. Farghaly has been appointed managing director of GM Vietnam.

He is expected to take over in August 2015. Based in Hanoi, he will oversee GM's business across the country which includes an assembly plant in Hanoi.

Farghaly joined GM in 1999 as manager of Brand, Product and Marketing Research at GM Egypt. He later served as manager of Marketing, Planning and Fleet Sales at GM Egypt, before moving on to manager of Sales – North Africa and then manager of GM's African Operations Sales Department.

Since 2010, Farghaly has been director of the North Africa Regional Marketing Office at GM Overseas Distribution.

"Vietnam and Indonesia are regarded as high-potential markets," said Zimmerman. "With Wail in charge of our operations in Vietnam and Gaurav in charge of our business in Indonesia, GM is positioned for growth in the two key ASEAN countries."—VNS

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