International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA), based out of Geneva, has elected Rakesh Sharma, Executive Director, Bajaj Auto as its Vice President, representing the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) during its Annual General Assembly held on May 8, 2019, at Yogyakarta, Indonesia. IMMA has a membership of Powered Two and Three Wheeler (PTWs) manufacturers association from various countries across the world including USA, UK, Canada, Australia, German, France, Italy, Spain, UK, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, apart from SIAM in India.
“As IMMA advances its strategy for sustainable growth of the two-wheeler industry in every region of the world, we are fortunate to have Rakesh with his wide experience in two and three-wheeler industry, to steer IMMA towards being the trusted global voice of the motorcycle manufacturers,” said Johannes Loman, President, IMMA and Director, Astra Honda, Indonesia.
The association promotes mobility through safe, sustainable motorcycling by advocating the development and harmonization of technical regulations in United Nations, affecting the motorcycle industry and by advancing inclusive policies for motorcycling.
“I am excited for the role that has been entrusted to me by IMMA for furthering the cause of safe, responsible and exciting motorcycling and am delighted to accept this position,” said Rakesh Sharma.