Directors Profile


Born on 11 th day of October, 1949 Mr. Yamamoto is graduate in Mechanical Engineering from the Faculty of Science & Technology of esteemed Tokyo University of Science. Mr. Yamamoto Joined Nifco Group in the Year 1973.

After serving for over two decade Mr. Yamamoto was appointed as General Manager of Nifco Inc., Japan, Sagamihara Plant & Sales Office. In the Year 2002 he was promoted as Executive Officer, Manager of Total Productive Maintenance of Same Plant. The time when Nifco was spreading its roots to other Countries Mr. Yamamoto was elected as President of Nifco America Corporation in 2008.

Evidencing the deep roots of Mr. Yamamoto in Nifco Group he was elevated as President and Chief Operating Officer of Nifco Inc., Japan. During the same tenure he was also appointed as Director of Nifco India in the year 2013.

Currently Mr. Yamamoto is Representative Director & Chairman, President, CEO and COO of Nifco Inc., Japan.


Born on 2 nd Day of November, 1964, Mr. Udaya Shankar is a graduate in Industrial & Production Engineering from Bangalore University and has a Post Diploma in Tool Design from Government Toolroom & Training Centre, Bangalore.

Mr. Shankar started his career as Engineer in Banglore in the year 1987. He has a vivid experience of over 30 years. He joined Nifco Family as Assistant factory Manager (Mould) of Nifco Malaysia in the Year 1999. Prior to joining Nifco Family Mr. Shankar was Manager(Engineering) at Ohkawa Mould Designs & Engineering, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

During the Setup of Nifco India Mr. Shankar was deputed the responsibility to successfully commence the Factory at Manesar as Plant Head of Nifco India. Later in the Year 2014 he was designed as Director of the Company.

Over the past years Mr. Shankar has spearheaded the growth of Nifco India. In addition, Mr. Shankar has created a strong focus on learning and education within Nifco, a culture which not only drives value for Customers and the entire Nifco Family, but extends outside the company as well.

Additional Director

Mr. Mitsunobu Kubo appointed as an Additional Director on 9th April, 2021. He graduated from Meijo University Economics, 1991. He started his career with Nifco Inc (Japan) in the year 1991. For period 2008 to 2012, he served Nifco America Corporation as General Manager of Sales. For Period 2012 to 2016, he served Nifco Inc Nagoya Sales Department on the position of General Manager.

In year 2016 to 2018, GM, he was associated with Sales Strategy Office, Global Sales Control Division, Nifco Inc. In period 2018 to 2020 he promoted as Chief GM, Sales Control Division (I).

Currently he is holding position of ASEAN Regional Head, Nifco Inc., Co-CEO, Nifco (Thailand) Co., Ltd., President, Nifco India Private Limited. He has spearheaded the growth of Nifco Group.

He has immense knowlegde and has vivid experience over 30 years that will help Nifco India to grow.

Mr. Hirokuni Ishigaki
Additional Director

Mr. Hirokuni Ishigaki graduated from MEIJO University, Mechanical Engineering, 1992. He started his carrer as Production Engineer in 1992 with Nifco Inc., Japan. He promoted as Manager of Production Engineering in 2012 and served on the same position till 2014. He served as Manager of Assembly at Nifco Inc., Japan for the period 2014 to 2015.

For the period 2015 to 2017 he was holding position of Manager of Production Engineering at Nifco America Corporation. In 2017 he promoted as General Manager of Production at Nifco America Corporation.

In 2018 he served Nifco Inc., Japan as General Manager of Equipment Development. In 2019 he promoted as General Manager of Project Gujarat Promotion Office. In the year 2020-2021 he is holding position of General Manager, Production Technology Centre, Nifco Inc. Since 1992, He has spearheaded the growth of Nifco Group.

He has immense knowlegde and has vivid experience over 30 years that will help Nifco India to grow. He is appointed as an Additional Director on 5th July, 2021.

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