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  • NEWJun. 26, 2009

Daihatsu Announces Organizational Changes

Jun. 26, 2009

DAIHATSU MOTOR CO., LTD. announced the new organizational structure and the areas of responsibility for each executive member as of 26 June.

1. New Organizational structure

(1) Directors (*: New Director, **: Promotion)

Name Title
Kousuke Shiramizu Chairman
Teruyuki Minoura President
Katsuyuki Kamio Executive Vice President
Koichi Ina* Executive Vice President
Katsuhiko Okumura Executive Vice President
Masanori Mitsui** Directors (Senior Managing Executive Officer)
Masahiro Takahashi** Directors (Senior Managing Executive Officer)
Kenji Baba Directors (Senior Executive Officer)
Sachio Yamazaki Directors (Senior Executive Officer)
Naoto Kitagawa Directors (Senior Executive Officer)
Yasunori Nakawaki* Directors (Senior Executive Officer)
Takashi Nomoto* Directors (Senior Executive Officer)

(2) Corporate Auditors

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
Hiroshi Okano Senior Executive Officer
Katsuhiro Ikoma Senior Executive Officer
Jun Nagata Executive Officer
Sunao Matsubayashi Executive Officer
Hitoshi Horii Executive Officer
Masahiro Fukutsuka Executive Officer
Noriyoshi Matsushita Executive Officer
Shigenobu Uchikawa Executive Officer
Masahiko Kawatsu Executive Officer
Makoto Irie Executive Officer
Osamu Tada Executive Officer
Shigeharu Toda Executive Officer
Yoshifumi Kishimoto Executive Officer
Shinsuke Hori Executive Officer
Hiroshi Kajikawa* Executive Officer
Makoto Mizutani* Executive Officer

2. Retiring Directors

Kiyokazu Seo
Eiji Nakajima
Hiroaki Iwabe

3. Executives' Titles and Areas of Responsibility

(1) Directors (*: New Director, **: Promotion)

Name Title Areas of Responsibility
Koichi Ina* Executive Vice President
  • K-Car*1 Development Group, Compact Car Development Group, R & D Management & Unit Development Group, Quality Generalization Group, Quality Group, Global Strategic Production Planning & Production Engineering, Manufacturing Group, BR*2 Promotion Division
  • President Commissioner, P. T. Astra Daihatsu Motor
Naoto Kitagawa Senior Executive Officer
  • Product Marketing Group (TOYOTA Product Management Department, Product Marketing Division, Styling Division No.1, Styling Division No.2)
  • Compact Car Development Group (Compact Car Product Planning Division, Body Design Division No.2, Chassis Design Division No.2, Materials Engineering Division)
  • Management Division for TOYOTA
Yasunori Nakawaki* Senior Executive Officer
  • R & D Management & Unit Development Group (R & D Management Division, Technical Administration Division, Prototype Production Division, DQ*3Promotion Division, Engine Engineering Division No.1, Engine Engineering Division No.2, Drive Train Engineering Division, Frontier Technology Development Division)
  • Management Division for TOYOTA

(2) Executive Officers

Name Title Areas of Responsibility
Sunao Matsubayashi Executive Officer
  • Compact Car Product Planning Division (Overseas)
  • Chassis Design Division No.2
  • Test & Experiment Division
Masahiro Fukutsuka Executive Officer
  • K-Car*1 Development Group (K-Car*1 Product Planning Division, Body Design Division No.1, Interior Components Design Division, Chassis Design Division No.1, Test & Experiment Division, Electronics Engineering Division, Advanced Product Planning Division) K-Car*1 Product Planning Division
Noriyoshi Matsushita Executive Officer
  • Executive Vice President, Akashi-Kikai Industry Co., Ltd.
Shinsuke Hori Executive Officer
  • Body Design Division No.1,
  • Interior Components Design Division
  • Advanced Product Planning Division

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