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  • NEWJun. 28, 2007

Daihatsu Announces Organizational Changes

Jun. 28, 2007

DAIHATSU MOTOR CO., LTD. announced the new organizational structure and the areas of responsibility for each executive member as of 28 June.

Executives’ Titles and Areas of Responsibility

(1) Directors (*: New Directors)

Name Title Areas of Responsibility
Kousuke Shiramizu Chairman  
Teruyuki Minoura President  
Katsuyuki Kamio Executive Vice President
  • Product Marketing Group
    (Product Marketing Block, Styling Block)
  • Global Operations Group
    (Domestic Marketing Block, Domestic Sales Block, Overseas Planning Block, Overseas Marketing Block, Overseas Operations Block, Industrial Engine Block)
Kiyokazu Seo Executive Vice President
  • Quality Generalization Group
    (Quality Generalization Block, Customer Service Block)
  • Headquarters Of Production Group
    (Global Strategic Production Planning Block, Production Engineering Block, Manufacturing Block, Machinery Engineering Block)
  • Task Forces
    (BR*1 Promotion Block, CF*2 Promotion Block, VS*3 Promotion Block)
Katsuhiko Okumura Executive Vice President
  • Corporate Planning Group
    (Corporate Planning Block)
  • Cost Innovation Group
    (Finance, Accounting & Cost Management Block, Purchasing Block)
  • Administration Headquarters Group
    (Human Resources Block, General Administration & Public Relations Block, Tokyo Office Block)
Tetsuya Honda Managing Director
  • Headquarters Of Production Group (Deputy)
  • Production Engineering Block
  • Machinery Engineering Block
Tamio Nakakubo Managing Director
  • Product Development Group
    (Development Administration Block, K-Car*4Development Block, Compact Car Development Block, Power Train Development Block, High-Technology Development Block, Technical Generalization Block, Technical Planning Block)
Shin Kimura Director
  • Administration Headquarters Group (Deputy)
  • General Administration & Public Relations Block, Tokyo Office Block
Eiji Nakajima* Director
  • Global Strategic Production Planning Block
  • Corporate Planning Block (Administration for Toyota)
Hiroaki Iwabe* Director
  • Overseas Planning Block
  • Overseas Operations Block (China)
  • Industrial Engine Block
Kenji Baba* Director
  • Domestic Sales Block

(2) Corporate Auditors (*: New Corporate Auditor)

Name Title
Kenzo Otsue
  • Statutory Corporate Auditor
Kunihiko Morita*
  • Statutory Corporate Auditor
Kosuke Ikebuchi
  • Corporate Auditor
Hiroyuki Watanabe
  • Corporate Auditor

(3) Executive Officers (*: New Executive Officers)

Name Title Areas of Responsibility
Hideki Nomura Executive Officer
  • President, P.T. Astra Daihatsu Motor
Jun Nagata Executive Officer
  • Product Marketing Block
Tadafumi Aisaka Executive Officer
  • Development Administration Block
  • K-Car*4 Development Block
  • Technical Planning Block
Masahiro Takahashi Executive Officer
  • Corporate Planning Block (Administration for Toyota)
  • Finance, Accounting & Cost Management Block
Toshiharu Imanishi Executive Officer
  • President, Perodua Auto Corporation Sdn. Bhd
  • President, Perodua Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd
  • President, Perodua Engine Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd
Sachio Yamazaki Executive Officer
  • Overseas Operations Block (Overseas Engineering Cooperation, Asia, Middle East, Africa, Oceania)
Naoto Kitagawa Executive Officer
  • Compact Car Development Block (Domestic)
  • Corporate Planning Block (Administration for Toyota)
Masayuki Yamaguchi Executive Officer
  • Overseas Marketing Block
  • Overseas Operations Block (Europe, Americas)
Masafumi Tamai Executive Officer
  • Human Resources Block
Katsuhiro Ikoma Executive Officer
  • Quality Generalization Block
  • Customer Service Block
Sunao Matsubayashi Executive Officer
  • Compact Car Development Block (Overseas)
  • Technical Generalization Block
  • BR*1 Promotion Block
Yasunori Nakawaki Executive Officer
  • Power Train Development Block
  • High-Technology Development Block
  • Technical Planning Block
Hitoshi Horii Executive Officer
  • Domestic Marketing Block
Masahiro Fukutsuka Executive Officer
  • Purchasing Block
Takashi Nomoto* Executive Officer
  • Overseas Operations Block (Indonesia)
Shinji Fukubayashi* Executive Officer
  • Manufacturing Block (Head Ikeda Plant, Kyoto Plant)
Yutaro Kuranaga* Executive Officer
  • Manufacturing Block
    (Operations Management Consulting, Shiga Plant)
Noriyoshi Matsushita* Executive Officer
  • Corporate Planning Block (Corporate Planning)

*1 : Business Reform
*2 : Customer First
*3 : Value Strategy
*4 : Mini Vehicles