Atul Gupta, former Marketing Head of Yamaha Motor India, has joined Suzuki Motorcycles, a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation of Japan, as Vice-President, Sales & Marketing. He will be reporting to Katsumi Takata, Joint Managing Director, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd. Senior sources close to the development have confirmed the news.
Gupta was an Associate VP with Yamaha for two and a half years. He was the man behind the strong growth of Yamaha. Yamaha grew by 35 per cent compared to the industry growth of 17 per cent during his tenure.
Gupta, who began his career in 1984 with Escorts, has 22 years’ experience in the two-wheeler industry. In 1986, he moved to TVS Motors, where he stayed for a decade, before moving to HFCL in 1996. Gupta joined Yamaha in 2004 as Chief General Manager and assumed the post of AVP, Sales & Marketing, in 2006.
Atul Gupta, Yamaha India Marketing Head, quits