Lumax Industries appoints Raju B Ketkale as new CEO

He succeeds Mr. Vishnu Johri who decided to move on for personal reasons. Lumax Industries Limited is a listed company under the Lumax-DK Jain Group.

Lumax Industries Limited, a Tier-1 automotive lighting system and component manufacturer under the Lumax-DK Jain Group, has appointed Raju B Ketkale as CEO. Currently the Executive Director, Ketkale succeeds Vishnu Johri who has decided to move on for personal reasons. Johri’s tenure ends on June 30, 2024.

“We thank Vishnu Johri for his leadership and wish him well, for all his future endeavours,” the press release noted. 

Mr. Ketkale is a senior industry veteran with over 3 decades of experience having held various strategic positions in his career at Toyota Kirloskar Motors (TKML). His last position held was Executive Vice President-Manufacturing and Board Member at TKML. He joined Lumax Group in October 2023, as Executive Director of Manufacturing and Corporate Function. He is already hands-on with the organisation operations and we look forward to his leadership. 

Lumax-DK Jain Group a leading player in the Indian Automotive industry is a provider of a wide range of automotive solutions (Lighting Systems, Frame Chassis, Interior Vehicle Systems & Components, Gear Shift Lever, Shift Tower, Power Window Switches, Air Intake systems, Seat Frames, Urea Tank, Integrated Plastic Modules, Telematics etc.)

With market leadership in Automotive Lighting solutions, Gear Shift Levers and Interior Vehicle Systems and Components, Lumax has 11 Partnerships with companies in the global automotive industry, having 15 entities spread across 38 manufacturing locations across the country, 12 Product Lines and 6 Engineering and Design centres in India, Taiwan and Czech Republic, the press release noted.