Tokyo, NFAPost: Japan-headquartered Mitsubishi Mahindra Agricultural Machinery (MAM) appointed Toru Saito as President and CEO of the company.
Mahindra Agricultural Machinery is a strategic investment in Japan. It has established a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for the rice value chain. The company also plays a key role in establishing Mahindra as a global player in the area of tractor and farm implements.
Speaking about the announcement, Mahindra and Mahindra Executive Director and Director & Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mitsubishi Mahindra Agricultural Machinery Rajesh Jejurikar said the company’s endeavour is to bring on board top global talent to support its ambitious growth plans.
“We have implemented several initiatives at MAM, which is at an exciting inflection point. Mr Saito brings with him global cross-functional experience and I am sure under his leadership MAM will continue its transformative journey and meet the commitments of profitable growth,” said Rajesh Jejurikar.
In his new role, Toru Saito will also be a representative director on the board of MAM. He has more than three decades of experience with Nissan Motors and Audi Japan.
While working with Nissan, Toru Saito held various leadership positions in Japan, Switzerland, Netherlands and Russia including that of the Global Business Head for their Infiniti business.
Prior to joining Mahindra, Toru Saito was associated with Audi. He was with them for six years and his last role was as President, Audi Japan Sales KK.