Mitsui’s Umezawa Nobuyoshi joins EKA Mobility as Chief Strategy Officer

Mitsui’s Umezawa Nobuyoshi joins EKA Mobility as Chief Strategy Officer

Mumbai, Wednesday, 7th March 2024: EKA Mobility, a leading player in the electric mobility sector with Mitsui Co., Ltd. (Japan) & VDL Groep (Netherlands) as equity partners, is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Nobuyoshi Umezawa as Chief Strategy Officer.

Mr. Umezawa brings extensive experience and knowledge in international business, project management, and investment portfolio management. Mr. Umezawa began his professional career in 1996 with Mitsui & Co. Ltd, where he played a key role in a variety of infrastructure and mobility projects throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Russia, and elsewhere. His primary areas of competence are project management of turnkey EPC contracts, investment in PPP/PFI projects, and project financing.

Throughout his career, Mr. Umezawa has served on the boards of several prominent organizations, including passenger railway operators in the United Kingdom, commercial vehicle leasing companies in Latin America, industrial machinery distributors in the United States, and logistics and finance entities in India, among others.

Dr. Sudhir Mehta, Founder & Chairman, EKA Mobility, said, “We welcome Mr. Umezawa to the EKA Mobility family. With his wealth of experience, strategic insight, and having undertaken various overseas assignments, Mr. Umezawa has garnered invaluable insights and a global perspective that will undoubtedly contribute to the strategic growth and development of EKA Mobility.”

Mr. Umezawa Nobuyoshi, EKA Mobility’s Chief Strategy Officer, stated, “I am honored to join the dynamic team at EKA Mobility.” I am looking forward to using my knowledge to drive strategic initiatives that will advance the company’s development both in India and overseas markets. “