Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India has announced the appointment of Tsutsumu Otani, currently the Vice President at Honda Motor Co., Japan, as the new President, CEO & Managing Director. He will take over from Atsushi Ogata, who will be relocating to Shanghai, China, to serve as the Executive General Manager at Shanghai Branch, Honda Motor (China) Investment Co. Ltd. starting April 1, 2023. The company issued a statement to this effect.
Tsutsumu Otani: As Executive General Manager at Shanghai Branch:
Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd. appointed Tsutsumu Otani as Executive General Manager of its Shanghai Branch in 2022. Otani, who started his career with Honda Japan in 1997, held various leadership positions in the company’s global business. Atsushi Ogata, former head of Honda’s Indian two-wheeler operations, replaced Otani as the Executive General Manager in Shanghai.
Vinay Dhingra: As Senior Director:
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India promoted Vinay Dhingra as Senior Director, overseeing Human Resource and Administration, Corporate Affairs, Information Technology, and Honda India Foundation. Yogesh Mathur and Sanjeev Jain were both promoted to the Board of Directors of Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India. Mathur will be responsible for customer service, logistics planning, control, premium motorcycle business, and sales and marketing. Jain replaced V Sridhar as Senior Director of Purchase after Sridhar’s retirement after more than 23 years with HMSI.