Honda Siel Cars India Ltd., leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, has appointed Mr. Seki Inaba as Director, Marketing with effect from April 1, 2011.
He takes over from Mr. Tatsuya Natsume who moves to Philippines as President and CEO, Honda Philippines. Mr. Natsume had been associated with HSCI for the past four years and played a significant role in the growth of the company.
Talking about his experience in India, Mr. Natsume said, “India is one of the most dynamic economies and among the fastest growing automobile markets in the world. It has been a great experience and an exciting journey for me to be a part of HSCI. I will take back good memories of my stay in India and look forward to my new assignment”.
Mr. Inaba will be one of the nine directors at HSCI and will be heading the Marketing, Sales and After-sales operations, reporting directly to the President and CEO, Mr. Takashi Nagai.
Mr. Inaba has been associated with Honda for more than two decades and brings with him excellent sales & marketing experience with an in depth understanding of consumer trends in different markets. Prior to joining HSCI, Mr. Inaba was looking after CIS, Middle East and Africa Sales Division.