Katsushi Inoue was on 30 March 2015 appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL).
He will take charge on 1 April 2015. He will succeed Hironori Kanayama. Hironori Kanayama is due to retire on 1 April 2015.
Hironori Kanayama has been HCIL president & CEO for the past three years since assuming this position in April 2012.
Currently, he is working as General Manager in Marketing Planning office in Japan. He has been associated with Honda Motor Co for over 29 years.
He has worked with Honda ventures in different markets, across the globe, including Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, the UK, Poland and Germany.
Besides, Hiroyuki Shimizu appointed as senior Vice-President and Director (Marketing & Sales), in Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL). He takes over from the current Senior Vice-President & Director (Marketing & Sales) Shigeru Yamazaki, who was at this position since April 2012.
Yamazaki has been relocated to Japan and will be responsible for Automobile Operations Business Planning in Honda Motor Co.
Who: Katsushi Inoue
When: 30 March 2015