Isuzu UTE Australia appoints new Managing Director

Mr. Hiro Kuramoto has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Isuzu UTE Australia (IUA).

Announcing the appointment, outgoing IUA Managing Director & CEO, Mr. Yasu Takeuchi said, “Hiro brings vast experience from leadership roles in one of the world’s most competitive automotive markets and I am delighted that I am handing the reins to someone with that capability and perspective to lead IUA’s future success.”

Vacating the company’s top position he has held since 2011, Mr. Takeuchi will return to Tokyo to take up a new position within the Mitsubishi Corporation, the parent company of IUA.

“During my six years at IUA the company has experienced phenomenal growth of which I am extremely proud,” Mr. Takeuchi said.

“Our recent milestone of 100,000 accumulated sales is a testament to the great people behind our brand both here at IUA and in our dealerships, and the unwavering trust our customers have in our products – and with our new D-MAX and MU-X tracking well – I expect our double-digit growth  to continue,” he added.

Mr. Kuramoto will officially take up his new appointment in Brisbane in July 2017.


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