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Maruti Suzuki appoints Kenichi Ayukawa as new MD and CEO

The board of directors of the company at a meeting held on Friday appointed Ayukawa as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in place of Nakanishi as the latter has attained the age of retirement,

BT Online Bureau | March 15, 2013 | Updated 13:20 IST

Maruti Suzuki India on Friday announced that Kenichi Ayukawa would replace Shinzo Nakanishi as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company.

The appointment will be effective from April 1, 2013.

The board of directors of the company at a meeting held on Friday appointed Ayukawa as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in place of Nakanishi as the latter has attained the age of retirement, the company said in a statement.

Nakanishi had joined the Japanese auto giant Suzuki Motor Corporation's Indian subsidiary in 2007 was re-appointed its Managing Director and CEO Shinzo Nakanishi for three years in September 2010.

Shares of the company were trading at Rs 1,394.80 apiece, down 1.81 per cent from their previous close on the BSE at 1220 hrs.

With PT inputs

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