Rudratej steered BMW in challenging times, company added
"His transformational vision and strategic orientation played a crucial role in navigation of BMW Group India in a challenging business environment. His demise comes at a crucial junction when we were in midst of implementing strategic measures for strengthening the dealer network across India."
Prior to BMW, Singh led Royal Enfield's business
Before joining BMW in 2019, Rudratej held multiple positions at Royal Enfield; he had joined the two-wheeler major as the President of its flagship motorcycles business. He was inducted as the member of management in 2015, and was later promoted to the post of Global President in 2017.
Singh is often credited for the success of Royal Enfield's Himalayan, Continental GT, and Interceptor bikes.
Overall, his career spanned over 25 years
In all, Singh's career, involving leadership roles in both automotive and non-automotive organizations, spanned over 25 years.
His longest stint was with Unilever, where he worked for about 18 years and rose through ranks to the position of Vice President in Singapore.
On top of it, he was also a humanitarian, running a charity for underprivileged girl child, and an award-winning golfer.