Kenichi Ayukawa will be the next Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.
He will take over on April 1, from Shinzo Nakanishi, who retires at the end of this month.
Ayukawa, a law graduate from Osaka University, Japan, joined Suzuki Motor Corporation in 1980 and has handled various assignments since then in Japan and the group’s overseas operations.
He is now Managing Executive Officer and Executive General Manager, Global Marketing at Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan.
The 58-year-old Ayukawa is a non-executive director on the board of Maruti Suzuki since July 2008.