Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) announced that Manasi Tata will take over as the new Vice Chairperson with immediate effect. Furthermore, Manasi will also take over as the Vice Chairperson of Toyota Kirloskar Auto parts (TKAP). The resolution passed in its board meeting comes after the untimely demise of Late Vikram S. Kirloskar, former Vice Chairman of Toyota Kirloskar Motor.
Already serving as a member of the Board of Directors at Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited, Manasi Tata is an integral part of TKM’s corporate decisions and strategic operations. Driven by a sense of passion and sharp business acumen, she has always been an active Board member while keenly supporting Kirloskar in his vision for TKM.
Congratulating and welcoming Manasi to the new position, Masakazu Yoshimura, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer (MD & CEO), Toyota Kirloskar Motor said: “As a young business leader, Manasi Tata brings with her inclusive thinking and a people-centric outlook that are critical in our pursuit of excellence across all areas. This, along with her sharp understanding of the Indian auto industry will further strengthen TKM’s commitment towards delivering ‘Mass Happiness to All’.”
Commenting on her new role, Manasi said “I’m excited to enrich my journey with Toyota Kirloskar Motor. I am confident that with my personal belief of putting people first we will continue to create the best value not only for customers but also for the entire system from suppliers to dealers.”