Mr. Satoru Ushida
Managing Director

Satoru Ushida is heading Falken Tyre India Private Limited (FTI) as Managing Director, being responsible for Sales & Marketing, HR, Finance, Logistics, Operations and other functions of the company.

He joined The Ohtsu Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd., Japan, in April 1987, and started his career with the company as a member of Overseas Tyre Sales Dept. (Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. merged Ohtsu Tire in 2004.)

During all of his career until now, he has been managing overseas markets other than Japan, looking after European market from Germany in 1997-2000 and 2009-2011.

In 2016- March 2019, he was heading Sumitomo Rubber Asia (Tyre) Pte Ltd. in Singapore, as Managing Director (a 100% subsidiary of Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd.), looking after Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia, Myanmar and Hong Kong.

Mr. Akihiko Fujinaka
Director- Administration

Akihiko Fujinaka has joined Falken Tyre India Private Limited (FTI) as Director- Administration, being responsible for Human Resource and General Affairs, Finance and Logistics functions of the company.

He has joined Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. in Japan and became a member of the Finance Department.

He has enriching variety of experience, such as financial closing, disclosure and investor relations, tax declaration, and transfer pricing and application of IFRS.

In Jan 2017, he was assigned to FTI. He brings with him a rich background of financial experience and expertise