04 April 2016 – New Delhi - Toshiba Corporation - Japan, appoints Mr. Tomohiko Okada
as Managing Director at Toshiba India, a 100% subsidiary of the Group. Effective April 01,
2016, Mr. Okada will lead Toshiba India to the path of next level of growth across Group's
storage, social infrastructure, and energy businesses in the country.
Mr. Okada will replace Mr. Kenji Urai, who has been committed to India success story and
played an integral role in Toshiba's growth and development in India. Under his leadership
during the past six years, Toshiba's India growth strategy has enhanced including the
significant extension of the business portfolio, and expansion of their production capacity
Mr. Urai, the erstwhile Managing Director at Toshiba India said, "It was an enriching
and a humbling 'India experience' for me. After heading India operations for over six years, I
can confidently state that the stint in India remains the most memorable one. The diversity of
people, their culture and the unique business opportunity and challenges that India posed is
enormous and one of its kind."
"Mr. Tomohiko Okada brings extensive experience in the Group's Energy operations across
market segments and geographies and has led several successful project acquisitions across
global operations. I am confident that he will continue the strong growth momentum and lead
Toshiba India to newer heights", Mr. Urai further added.
Accepting his new role, Mr. Tomohiko Okada said, "Toshiba has been an intrinsic part of
India's energy and social infrastructure fabric with a manufacturing presence for more than
half a century and I feel extremely privileged to head the operations in India. Mr. Kenji Urai
has played an instrumental role in establishing India as a key market and an important
manufacturing & export hub for Toshiba. With the exciting developments in the country for
manufacturing in India, Toshiba India is poised for many more milestones. With my
experience, I look forward to pursue the 'For the Next India' story further. We have one of
the finest teams and strategic partners on-board to take Toshiba forward and support the
development in the country."
Mr. Tomohiko Okada is a Toshiba veteran for over three
decades and has been associated with India operations for 25
years. He first joined Toshiba Corporation in 1983, and since
then has held a number of global senior management roles.
His first association with India dates back to April 1989
where he was managed Group's operations in Delhi for 5
years. Subsequently, from April 2010 to December 2013, he
served as President - Toshiba Thermal and Hydro Power
Systems Company (TTPS/TIPL). Post demerger of
TTPS/TIPL in Toshiba JSW Power Systems India Pvt Ltd,
another 100% subsidiary of the Toshiba Corporation, Mr.
Okada has been responsible for development of Thermal
Power business in India.
He has achieved remarkable milestones for Toshiba which includes projects such as NTPC
Korba Generator Transformers, UPRVUNL for 2X500 MW Anpara "B" project,
Turbine/Generator island orders of NTPC 3X800 MW Kudgi, 2X660 MW Meja and 2X800
MW Daripalli project. Most recently, he played an instrumental role in winning the 1st ever
full scope EPC project of 1X660 MW Harduaganj project.
About Toshiba India Private Limited (TIPL)
Toshiba India Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation Japan,
functions as a headquarter of Toshiba in India, and also encompass the following business
To find out more about TIPL, visit https://www.toshiba-india.com/
To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm
- Hydro Power Systems Business
- Social Infrastructure Systems & Community Solution Systems Business
- Semiconductor Business
- Multi-Functional Peripherals / Devices (copy/print/fax/scan etc.) Business
- Digital Products & Services Business