Honda Vehicles India appoints Takuya Tsumura as new President and CEO

Takuya Tsumura will take over from Gaku Nakanishi as President and CEO of Honda Vehicles India.

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20 Feb 2022, 09:21 AM

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Japanese auto main Honda on Saturday stated it has appointed Takuya Tsumura as the brand new President and CEO of Honda Vehicles India Ltd (HCIL) with impact from April 1, 2022. The appointment comes as a part of the administration modifications introduced yearly by Honda Motor Co Ltd.

Tsumura, 54, will take over from Gaku Nakanishi, who strikes from India to regional headquarters in Asia and Oceania area – Asian Honda as Common Supervisor, Car Enterprise for the area. Throughout his four-year tenure in India, Nakanishi, in his position as President and CEO of HCIL, steered the corporate via one of many hardest enterprise section for the Indian auto business, struck by unprecedented Covid disaster and slowdown, the automaker stated in a press release.

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These years additionally noticed the corporate taking some powerful however necessary choices to manoeuvre the course of HCIL operations in the direction of strengthening its enterprise structure, it added. Nakanishi performed a key position in increasing HCIL exports with the opening of latest locations and likewise led a number of initiatives within the discipline of gross sales and repair to boost buyer expertise and vendor profitability, the corporate famous.

Tsumura has been related to Honda Motor for greater than 30 years. He has labored in a number of worldwide markets together with Thailand, Australia, China, Japan, Turkey, Europe and Asia & Oceania areas. Tsumura was in-charge of South Asian nations, together with India from 1997 to 2000. Honda sells a spread of fashions like Metropolis, Amaze and WR-V within the Indian market.

First Printed Date: 20 Feb 2022, 09:21 AM IST

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