Honda Motor Co Ltd has announced the appointment of Gaku Nakanishi as the new President and CEO of Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL), effective 1 April, 2018. Nakanishi will take over from Yoichiro Ueno, who moves to New Business Strategy Division, Business Development Supervisory Unit in Honda Motor Co Ltd.
Nakanishi has been President and CEO of Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co Ltd since 2015, and has a long-standing association with Honda Motor Co for almost 30 years. He has vast experience in the automobile industry, having worked in several international markets including North America, Mexico, Japan, Thailand. Nakanishi has worked with overseas division for CIS, Middle East and Africa, and Asia and Oceania regions.