Isuzu Motors has made three top management changes in India. While Wataru Nakano has been appointed President and MD, Toru Kishimoto, of Mitsubishi Corp. and Rajesh Mittal of UD Trucks Corp., have been appointed to two top -level management roles.
Wataru Nakano took over from Tsuguo Fukumura, as President and Managing Director of Isuzu India
Isuzu Motors has announced making significant changes to its top management in India. The company has made three new appointments, the first of which Wataru Nakano has taken over as President and Managing Director of Isuzu Motors India (IMI). Second, Toru Kishimoto has been appointed Deputy Managing Director of Isuzu Motors India, and finally, Rajesh Mittal has held the position of President of Isuzu Engineering Business Center India (IEBCI) and as Deputy President of Isuzu India. The company said that the changes made to its top management were in line with the company’s business plan.
Wataru Nakano, who currently serves as General Manager, LCV Business Department, Isuzu Motors, Japan, took over from Tsuguo Fukumura, as President and Managing Director of Isuzu Motors India. Nakano comes with over 30 years of experience in the areas of international sales operations and business strategy and is responsible for the LCV Business Department at Isuzu Motors, Japan. The company said that his vast experience will further enhance Isuzu’s growth in the domestic and export markets.
For Toru Kishimoto, he is currently the General Manager, Isuzu Oceania, European & American Department, at Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan. Kishimoto will replace Ken Takashima as Deputy Managing Director of Isuzu Motors in India. Kishimoto also comes with over three decades of experience across global markets and has previously overseen the distribution and marketing of ISUZU products in Europe, Thailand and major emerging markets.
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At the same time, Rajesh Mittal, Sr. The Vice President, from UD Trucks Corp., Japan joined the top management team as President of Isuzu Engineering Business Center India (IEBCI) and as Vice President at Isuzu Motors India. Mittal brings 37 years of technical, business and operational experience primarily in the commercial vehicle industry, across global markets. He headed Logistics at UD Trucks Corp., Japan prior to this assignment. He has played an important role in the domains of automotive technology and supply chain logistics as well.
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