Honda’s new CEO takes charge

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 01 Apr 2022


Honda Cars India announced that Takuya Tsumura has assumed the office of President & CEO from 1 April. As part of HCIL organisational changes, the company also elevated Kunal Behl as Vice President, Marketing and Sales from his erstwhile position of Operating Head – Sales and Network Development. In his new role, Behl will form an integral part of the management team spearheaded by new CEO Takuya Tsumura and will support Yuichi Murata, Director - Marketing & Sales.

Tsumura has been associated with Honda Motor Co. for over 30 years and has vast experience in the automobile industry, having worked in Thailand, Australia, China, Japan, Turkey and has worked with overseas division for Europe and Asia & Oceania regions. He was in charge of South Asian countries including India from 1997 to 2000 while working at HM head office.

Behl comes with over two decades of automotive experience and expertise in strategic and operation management in the area of sales and aftersales. He joined Honda in 2002 and has headed several key functions including field sales, network development and sales planning.

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