Raju B Ketkale Named CEO Of Lumax Industries


He takes over from Vishnu Johri, who is stepping down for personal reasons.

Lumax Industries Limited, a Tier-1 automotive lighting system and component manufacturer within the Lumax-DK Jain Group, has announced the appointment of Raju B Ketkale as its new CEO.

Raju B Ketkale, currently serving as the Executive Director, will succeed Vishnu Johri, who is departing for personal reasons effective June 30, 2024. The company expressed gratitude towards Johri for his leadership and extended best wishes for his future endeavors, as stated in a press release.

With over three decades of experience in the automotive industry, Ketkale brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role. His previous position was Executive Vice President of Manufacturing and Board Member at Toyota Kirloskar Motors (TKML). He joined the Lumax Group in October 2023 as Executive Director of Manufacturing and Corporate Function.

The Lumax-DK Jain Group, a key player in the Indian automotive sector, offers a broad spectrum of automotive solutions including Lighting Systems, Frame Chassis, and a variety of Interior Vehicle Systems and Components such as Gear Shift Levers and Power Window Switches, among others. Boasting leadership in Automotive Lighting, Gear Shift Levers, and Interior Vehicle Systems, Lumax maintains 11 global partnerships, operates 15 entities, and oversees 38 manufacturing sites across India with additional Product Lines and Engineering and Design Centers in Taiwan and the Czech Republic.


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