Mr Kenichi Ayukawa is Managing Director & CEO of Maruti Suzuki India Limited. Before taking over as Managing Director of Maruti Suzuki India Limited, he was Managing Executive Officer and Executive General Manager, Global Marketing at Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan.
Mr Ayukawa joined Suzuki Motor Corporation in 1980. He is a Law graduate from Osaka University, Japan.
In his career spreading over three decades, Mr Ayukawa has handled several key assignments at Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan and in the Group’s overseas operations. He served as Managing Director of Pak Suzuki Motor Company from May 2004 to June 2008.
Mr Ayukawa has been a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Maruti Suzuki India Limited since July 2008.
Mr Ayukawa was named as the Best CEO – Multinational Companies at the prestigious Forbes India Leadership Awards (FILA) 2017.
Business Today magazine named Mr Ayukawa as the Best CEO - Large Companies at their Annual awards 2017.