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Takeuchi appointed as new captain of Maruti Suzuki amid multiple challenges

The leadership change comes at a moment, when Maruti is facing challenges from new emission norms, EV and increased competition from rivals

Hisashi Takeuchi
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Hisashi Takeuchi

Arindam Majumder New Delhi
India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki on Thursday announced leadership change at the top with Hisashi Takeuchi as the new Managing Director and CEO from next month.

Current MD & CEO Kenichi Ayukawa will end his nine year stint at the top of India’s largest car maker and will remain as a Whole-time Director designated as Executive Vice Chairman till the end of September.

Takeuchi has been on the board of Maruti Suzuki India since July 2019 and carries a vast international experience. He was Joint Managing Director (Commercial) at Maruti Suzuki from April 2021 and started his association with the

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First Published: Mar 24 2022 | 7:52 PM IST

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