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Musashi appoints Naoya Nishimura as Chief Executive Officer for India & Africa region

Mumbai, April 10, 2024: Musashi Auto Parts India Pvt Ltd (Musashi), a 100% owned subsidiary of Musashi Seimitsu Industries, Japan and a leading manufacturer of two-wheeler and four-wheeler transmission components in India announced the appointment of Naoya Nishimura as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The move underscores Musashi’s commitment to fortifying its leadership team and its focus in Indian market.

Musashi India CEO (photo)

Nishimura has been associated with Musashi for over two decades and has worked across several international markets like Japan & North America. He has also worked at Musashi in various capacities, including operations, new customer acquisition, research & development & business planning. With his remarkable leadership and extensive background in Research & Development, Electrification and business expansion, he brings a fresh perspective to Musashi India’s vision of revolutionizing the auto industry with supreme quality products. In his new role Nishimura will work towards growing the penetration of Musashi’s EV products in the India & Africa market.

Previously Naoya Nishimura was the global Chief R&D Officer at Musashi.

Announcing the appointment, Mr. Hiroshi Otsuka, President and CEO, Musashi said, “It gives us pride to bring the second tier of leadership at the country’s leading auto component manufacturer with global experience and perspective. Nishimura’s appointment is a reflection of the evolving face of contemporary leadership with dynamic fusion of global experience, vision and diversity. Nishimura’s expertise will help Musashi India steer through new challenges faced by OEMS in terms of fast-paced growth and capex-hungry financing requirements”

Naoya Nishimura said, “I’m excited to join Musashi’s journey at this pivotal moment in shaping India’s sustainable mobility future. Our dedication lies in providing inventive solutions that catalyze positive transformation in the automotive sector. I look forward to work closely with our team to drive innovative and cutting-edge solutions for our end consumers. Moving forward, Musashi India aims to continue its pioneering efforts in sustainable mobility by expanding its portfolio of high-performance electric vehicle components and fostering partnerships to support the adoption of cleaner transportation solutions across India.”

Musashi India is at the forefront of promoting sustainable mobility and technological advancement in the automotive industry. The company focuses on manufacturing high-quality electric motors, PCU and gear systems to enhance EV range and performance, contributing to improved efficiency and reliability. With a commitment to innovation, Musashi India aims to play a pivotal role in India’s electric vehicle landscape by supplying high-performance EV drive units and supporting the country’s transition to cleaner transportation.


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