One of the major two wheeler manufacturers Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) has appointed Minoru Kato as new President & CEO, effective April 1, 2017, informed the company in press release today.
Keita Muramatsu, the current President & CEO will move on to assume a new role as Executive Vice President – American Honda Company, after spending six years in Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India.
Mr. Kato started his career in Honda Japan from 1988. Later in 2001, he held the position of Manager at Honda Thailand. In October 2011, he shifted base to UK as the CEO of Honda Motor Europe Company. Recently, Minoru Kato held position as the CEO of Honda Vietnam Company from April 1, 2014.
Minoru Kato brings in his 29 years of experience within Honda with domain expertise from production control to motorcycle planning.