NEW DELHI, June 30 -- Automotive solution maker Harman, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd has announced the elevation of Prathab Deivanayagham as country manager for its India operations effective 1 July.

Deivanayagham, who has been with the company for over eight years, and was previously leading its automotive business in the country, will lead both its divisions, automotive and lifestyle, in India, the firm said in a statement.

Deivanayagham succeeds Pradeep Chaudhry, who spearheaded the company's operations for close to five years and will step down from his role to spend more time with family, and pursue his personal projects.

With over 25 years of industry experience, Deivanayagham has been involved in laun...