Toru Saito appointed as President & CEO of Mitsubishi Mahindra Agricultural Machinery Co Limited
Mahindra & Mahindra has announced the appointment of Toru Saito as the President & CEO of Mitsubishi Mahindra Agricultural Machinery Co Ltd, Japan (MAM).
According to the company statement, in his new role, Saito who has more than 33 years of experience with Nissan Motors and Audi Japan, will also be a representative Director on the board of MAM.
In the last six years, Saito was associated with Audi, and his most recent role, prior to joining Mahindra has been that of the President, Audi Japan Sales KK.
In his previous stint with Nissan, Saito held various leadership positions in Japan, Switzerland, Netherlands, and Russia, including that of the Global Business Head for their Infiniti business.
“Our endeavour is to bring on board top global talent to support our ambitious growth plans. We have implemented several initiatives at MAM, which is at an exciting inflection point,” said M&M Executive Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of MAM, Rajesh Jejurikar.
Stating that Saito brings with him global cross-functional experience, Jejurikar added, “I am sure under his leadership MAM will continue its transformative journey and meet the commitments of a profitable growth.”
M&M said MAM is a strategic investment in Japan. It plays a key role in establishing Mahindra as a global player in the area of tractor and farm implements