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  • NEWMay. 31, 2010

Daihatsu Announces Organizational Changes

May. 31, 2010

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 Executive Officers (as of 1 June)

Takamasa Kurinami (Senior Executive Officer)
Keiichi Shirakawa
Hajime Nishimura
Miki Ibaraki

2. Retiring Executive Officer (as of 31 May)

Jun Nagata

3. Executives' Titles and Areas of Responsibility

(1) Directors (as of 1 June)

Name Title Areas of Responsibility
Katsuyuki Kamio Executive Vice President
  • Product Marketing Group
  • Sales & Marketing Group
Koichi Ina Executive Vice President
  • R & D Group
  • Headquarters of Production Group
  • Quality Group
Katsuhiko Okumura Executive Vice President
  • Administration Headquarters Group
Masanori Mitsui Director
  • R & D Group
  • Headquarters of Production Group
  • Quality Generalization Group
  • Quality Group
  • Purchasing Group
Masahiro Takahashi Director
  • Administration Headquarters Group
  • Finance, Accounting & Cost Management Division
  • Cost Planning Division
  • BR*1 Promotion Division
Kenji Baba Director
  • Sales & Marketing Group
Sachio Yamazaki Director
  • President, GUNMA DAIHATSU JIDOUSHA Co. Ltd.
Naoto Kitagawa Director
  • Product Marketing Group
  • R & D Group (Compact Cars Development)
  • Environmental Affairs Division
  • Management Department for Toyota
Yasunori Nakawaki Director
  • R & D Group
Takashi Nomoto Director
  • Indonesia & Malaysia Operations Group
  • President, P.T. Astra Daihatsu Motor

(2) Executive Officers

*: New Executive Officers **: Promotion

Name Title Areas of Responsibility
Takamasa Kurinami* Senior Executive Officer
  • Sales & Marketing Group
    (Overseas Sales & Marketing Division, Industrial Engine Department)
  • Management Department for Toyota
Masahiro Fukutsuka** Senior Executive Officer
  • R & D Group (K-Car*2 Development)
Sunao Matsubayashi Executive Officer
  • R & D Group (Compact Cars Development for Overseas)
Hitoshi Horii Executive Officer
  • Sales & Marketing Group (Domestic Sales)
Shigenobu Uchikawa Executive Officer
  • Administration Group
    (Tokyo Office, Public Relations, Government & Industrial Affairs Division)
Masahiko Kawatsu Executive Officer
  • Product Marketing Group (Styling)
Makoto Irie Executive Officer
  • Administration Group
    (Personnel & General Affairs Division)
Osamu Tada Executive Officer
  • Administration Group
    (Corporate Planning Division)
  • BR*1 Promotion Division
Shigeharu Toda Executive Officer
  • Sales & Marketing Group
    (Overseas Sales & Marketing Division)
  • Indonesia & Malaysia Operations Group
    (Headquarters Office)
Yoshifumi Kishimoto Executive Officer
  • Headquarters of Production Group
  • (Head Ikeda Plant, Kyoto Plant, Shiga Ryuo Plant, Global Production Support Center)
Shinsuke Hori Executive Officer
  • R & D Group (K-Car*2 Development)
Hiroshi Kajikawa Executive Officer
  • Vice President, Aoi Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
Makoto Mizutani Executive Officer
  • Headquarters of Production Group
    (Production Control Division, Global Production Planning Division, Logistics Division)
Keiichi Shirakawa* Executive Officer
  • Headquarters of Production Group
    (Power Train Production Engineering Division, Vehicle Production Engineering Division, Machinery Engineering Division)
Hajime Nishimura* Executive Officer
  • Indonesia & Malaysia Operations Group
  • Senior Director, P.T. Astra Daihatsu Motor
Miki Ibaraki* Executive Officer
  • R & D Group (Power Train Development)
  • Environmental Affairs Division
  • Management Department for Toyota

*1: Business Reform
*2: Mini Vehicles