• CEO Customer Panel Speaker

      Satyakam Arya


      With more than 20 years of experience across the automotive value chain and sector, Mr. Arya took over the helm of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles in November 2018 to take Daimler Trucks activities in the strategic Indian growth market to the next level. Leading with a long view and empowering his team are his well-known leadership qualities.

      In his last role as head of Customer services for Daimler Trucks Asia, Mr. Arya steered end-toend CS operations for FUSO. Additionally, he served as President & CEO of PABCO, a subsidiary of MFTBC, where he was instrumental in increasing the sales revenue and production capacity of the body solutions.

      He has held multiple positions in the Daimler group since 2009 and joined as a member of the management team that built DICV’s Indian supplier base from ground up. He was the Head of Powertrain and Chassis Procurement; Mr. Arya has a record of accomplishment for reducing costs, improving the purchase process and implementing new corporate purchasing programmes within Daimler Trucks. In his next role, as the Assistant Vice President for supply chain, he was actively involved in improving supplier performance and drove multiple improvement efforts towards productivity and working capital improvement.

      Mr. Arya’s perseverance and acumen for developing the business elevated him as the Head of Global Procurement Daimler Trucks Asia, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, Japan.

      He holds a Bachelors of Engineering in Mechanical Studies from CR State College of Engineering, Haryana and studied Senior Management Program from IIM, Kolkata.