World’s leading automobile manufacturer Honda has officially announced Takahiro Hachigo as the Company’s new President and CEO. By June, Hachigo will replace Takanobu Ito, who is stepping down after six years from the post. Ito faced many struggles such as global financial crisis, natural disasters, and damaging recalls during his tenure as the CEO.
Hachigo joined Honda in 1982 and has worked across research and development, procurement and manufacturing in different parts of the world.
Knowledge is Wealth
- Honda was incorporated in 1948 and is headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
- The Power of Dreams is the Tagline of Honda.
- In India, Honda has manufacturing facilities at Gurgaon, Noida, and Tapukara.
- Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India is planning to invest Rs.4000 crore to build a World’s largest scooter manufacturing facility in Vithalapur, Gujarat.