This appointment has been approved by the Board of Directors of the Company and has been informed to the Stock Exchanges.
Hiroshi Ii, joins JTEKT India with over three decades of senior leadership experience. He has held a number of leadership roles within JTEKT Corporation, Japan, the United States and Europe. Prior to joining JTEKT India, he was serving as President at JTEKT Europe S.A.S.
Commenting on his appointment, Hiroshi Ii said, “India is a key focus for JTEKT Corporation and I am determined to help reinforce the commitment. Since the acquisition in 2017, we have been strengthening our operations and will continue to build for domestic and overseas customers. The Indian market for automobiles holds a large potential and we are placed at the right place and time to address the needs of the growing market.
Hiroshi Ii takes over from Hidekazu Omura, the erstwhile Chairman who was in India for five years and has returned to Japan for a new assignment within JTEKT Corporation.