Japanese auto maker Honda Motor Company on 23 February 2016 announced that it had appointed Yoichiro Ueno as the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its car operations in India.
Ueno will replace Katsushi Inoue on 1 April 2016. Inoue has been named Operating Officer of Honda Motor and Chief Operating Officer for regional operations (Europe region).
Who is Yoichiro Ueno?
• Yoichiro Ueno has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Honda Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. since January 2011.
• He was previously the Assistant Vice President of Automobile Sales of American Honda Motor Co. Inc., where he was involved in the overall planning and coordination of sales and marketing in the US market.
• He has been associated with Honda Motor Co. Ltd. for over 30 years and has vast experience in the automobile industry, having served in markets outside Japan like New Zealand and Thailand and worked with overseas division and countries such as Asia and Oceania, China and North America.
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Who: Yoichiro Ueno