12 Nov 19

Ciprian Suta appointed Managing Director GM Russia

Since 1 October 2019 Ciprian Suta is the new Managing Director of General Motors (GM) in Russia and CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States). Mr Suta succeeded GM Russia Managing Director Hector Villarreal, who has been appointed President of GM Southeast Asia.

Ciprian Suta has a long track record in the automotive and fleet business. He first joined GM in 2006 as Fleet Sales Manager Romania and Bulgaria, then as European Fleet and Remarketing Manager. In the Opel-Vauxhall business from 2010 to 2018, his different roles focused on the fleet business in Europe, including leading fleet corporate sales and operations.

In his new role, Mr Suta will focus on bringing to customers in Russia luxury Cadillac and Chevrolet NAV global vehicles, driving sustainable growth with upcoming product launches and further enhancement of customer experience in sales and aftersales.

General Motors President and Managing director Strategic Markets, Alliances and Distributors, Andy Dunstan said Mr Suta brings to the Russia and CIS business strong commercial acumen from his experience leading a number of functions in automotive industry across Europe in both mainstream and premium segments.

Picture copyright: GM, 2019

Authored by: Steven Schoefs