Japanese car manufacturer, Toyota India has announced changes in the top level management in its Indian arm with Sandeep Singh, Deputy Managing Director (Sales, Marketing, Customer Service & Commercial Divisions) has been appointed for a new role in its Asia Pacific operations.
Toyota with a joint venture with the Kirloskar Group in India, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd (TKM), said the new organization structure will be effective from 1st April 2014.
Sandeep Singh will be moving on to Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Engineering & Manufacturing (TMAP-EM), headquartered at Bangkok, as Executive Managing Coordinator.
"In his new role, he will head the Planning Group at TMAP-EM. His role in TMAP-EM is effective from April 1, 2014," TKM said in a statement.
On the other hand, N Raja, Senior Vice President and Akitoshi Takemura, Senior Managing Coordinator will jointly take responsibilities of Sales & Marketing functions at TKM. While, T S Jaishankar, Executive Vice President & Director, will be responsible for Commercial functions and Hitoshi Iwanaga, Senior Vice-President will take charge of customer service functions.
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Not only Toyota, but other car manufacturers in India like Ford, Renault and Mitsubishi has also announced the change in their respective managements.
Sumit Sawhney will be country CEO and Managing Director for the Renault Group's operations in India, who will be replacing Marc Nassif, who would move to a global assignment within the group.
Ford has also appointing Nigel Harris as President replacing Joginder Singh.
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