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  • NEWMay. 29, 2009

Daihatsu Announces Organizational Changes

May. 29, 2009

DAIHATSU MOTOR CO., LTD. announced the new organizational structure and the areas of responsibility for each executive member as of 31 May and 1 June.

1. New Directors (as of 1 June)

Hiroshi Kajikawa
Makoto Mizutani

2. Retiring Directors (as of 31 May)

Tadafumi Aisaka (Senior Executive Officer)
Hideki Nomura
Toshiharu Imanishi
Masayuki Yamaguchi
Yutaro Kuranaga
Kazunori Fukumoto

3. Executives’ Titles and Areas of Responsibility

(1) Directors (as of 1 June)

Name Title Areas of Responsibility
Katsuhiko Okumura Executive Vice President
  • Administration Headquarters Group Purchasing Group
Eiji Nakajima Director
  • Special assignment
Hiroaki Iwabe Director
  • Special assignment
Kenji Baba Director
  • Domestic Sales Group
    (Domestic Marketing Division, Value Chain Planning Division, Domestic Sales Division, Fleet Sales Division, Parts Division)
Masanori Mitsui Director
  • Quality Generalization Group
  • Global Strategic Production Planning & Production Engineering, Manufacturing Group
    (Environmental Affairs Department, Global Production Support Center, Global Production Planning Division, Production Control Division, Logistics Division, Power Train Production Engineering Division, Vehicle Production Engineering Division, Machinery Engineering Division, Operations Management Consulting Division, Head (Ikeda) Plant, Kyoto Plant, Shiga (Ryuo) Plant
Masahiro Takahashi Director
  • Administration Headquarters Group
    (Corporate Planning Division, Management Division for Toyota, Finance, Accounting & Cost Management Division, Cost Planning Division, Global Human Resources Division, Safety & Health Division, General Affairs Division, Public Relations, Government & Industrial Affairs Division)

(2) Executive Officers (*: New Executive Officers)

Name Title Areas of Responsibility
Hiroshi Okano Senior Executive Officer
  • Purchasing Group
  • BR*1 Special Purpose Vehicle Project Department
Yasunori Nakawaki Senior Executive Officer
  • R & D Management & Unit Development Group
    (R & D Strategic Planning Division, Technical Administration Division, Engineering Administration Division, Prototype Production Division, DQ*2 Promotion Division, Engine Engineering Division No1, Engine Engineering Division No2, Drive Train Engineering Division, Frontier Technology Development Division, Materials Engineering Division)
Jun Nagata Executive Officer
  • President Director, STUDIO SIGN CO., LTD.
  • Special assignment
Hitoshi Horii Executive Officer
  • Domestic Marketing Division, Value Chain Planning Division.
Masahiro Fukutsuka Executive Officer
  • K-Car*3 Development Group
    (K-Car*3 Product Planning Division, Body Design Division No1, Interior Components Design Division, Chassis Design Division No1, Test & Experiment Division, Electronics Engineering Division, Advanced Product Planning Division)
Noriyoshi Matsushita Executive Officer
  • Advisor, Akashi-Kikai Industry Co., Ltd.
Shigenobu Uchikawa Executive Officer
  • General Affairs Division
  • Public Relations, Government & Industrial Affairs Division
  • Tokyo Engineering Department
  • Tokyo Office
Osamu Tada Executive Officer
  • Corporate Planning Division
  • Management Division for Toyota
  • BR*1 Promotion Division
Shigeharu Toda Executive Officer
  • Asia Division
  • Overseas Vehicle Division
Yoshifumi Kishimoto Executive Officer
  • Global Production Support Center
  • Kyoto Plant
  • Shiga (Ryuo) Plant
Hiroshi Kajikawa* Executive Officer
  • Finance, Accounting & Cost Management Division, Cost Planning Division
Makoto Mizutani* Executive Officer
  • Global Production Planning Division, Production Control Division, Head (Ikeda) Plant

*1 : Business Reform
*2 : Daihatsu's Quest for Quality of Cost
*3 : Mini Vehicles