August 15,2023, Kuala Lumpur-Amanda Zhang has been appointed as the new CEO & President of Mercedes-Benz Cars Malaysia & Head of Region, Mercedes-Benz Cars SEA II .
Prior to this, Zhang served as the CEO at Mercedes-Benz Romania overseeing four business divisions. During her tenure, Zhang and her team generated significant momentum, achieving a robust double-digit growth in both sales and customer services. She also effectively implemented the electrification strategy within a demanding market landscape and played a pivotal role in revitalizing the dealer network in the Romanian market.
Amanda Zhang, CEO & President, Mercedes-Benz Cars Malaysia & Head of Region, Mercedes-Benz Cars SEA II said, “I am truly honoured to take on this new role in Malaysia and SEA II. Having been part of Mercedes-Benz’s remarkable journey in the Central & Eastern Europe Cluster, I am now eager to lead the Mercedes-Benz Malaysia team and join forces with our retail partners to continue our pursuit of excellence for this dynamic and vibrant market. I firmly believe that innovation, customer-centricity, and sustainable growth are the cornerstones of success, and I am committed to fostering a culture that embraces these values at every level of the organisation.”
Former CEO, Sagree Sardien,has been promoted to the position of Head of Region Overseas, Mercedes-Benz Cars in Stuttgart. During her tenure, Sardien is instrumental in steering the brand’s global vision to build the world’s most desirable cars with sustainability as a guiding principle, locally and within the SEA II region. Sardien leaves behind a legacy of leading the electric mobility agenda in Malaysia, having introduced a fleet of world-class luxury EVs from Mercedes-Benz, including the locally assembled Mercedes-Benz EQS 500 4MATIC.
Sagree Sardien, Head of Region Overseas, Mercedes-Benz Cars said, “We are thrilled to welcome Amanda Zhang to the helm of Mercedes-Benz Malaysia. Her extensive leadership experience and strategic acumen will undoubtedly further support to drive our company forward in the dynamic Malaysian market. I am confident that under her guidance, the company will continue to flourish and uphold its reputation for innovation and excellence.”