Directors Profile

MR. UDAYA SHANKAR
Managing Director

Born on 2nd 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.

Mr. MITSUNOBU KUBO
Director

Mr. Mitsunobu Kubo appointed as a 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 knowledge and has vivid experience over 30 years that will help Nifco India to grow.

MR. HIROKUNI ISHIGAKI
Director

Mr. Hirokuni Ishigaki graduated from MEIJO University, Mechanical Engineering, 1992. He started his career 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 knowledge and has vivid experience over 30 years that will help Nifco India to grow. He was appointed as a Director on 5th July, 2021 in Nifco India.

Mr. Masaharu Shibao
Additional Director

Mr. Masaharu Shibao has been appointed as an additional director of Nifco India on 24.06.2022.

He had joined Nifco group in 1985. He is graduated (Engineering) from Meiji University.

In 2010, he was appointed as President of Nifco Deutschland GMBH. In 2015, as Executive Officer of Nifco Inc., President of Nifco America Corp. He was appointed as Director and Executive Managing Officer, CMO, Head of Sales of Nifco Inc., in 2016.

In 2018, he was designated as Director and Executive Managing Officer, CMO, Head of Sales, in charge of Platform Business Division of Nifco Inc.

He is having vast and extensive experience in managements of many overseas companies as a president in Nifco group.

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