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  • NEWMay. 31, 2011

Daihatsu Announces Organizational Changes

May. 31, 2011

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)

Shinichi Mukoda
Takahide Tatsumi
Yasumitsu Morita

2. Retiring Executive Officers (as of 31 May)

Noriyoshi Matsushita
Shigenobu Uchikawa
Yoshifumi Kishimoto

3. Executives' Titles and Areas of Responsibility

(1) Directors and Advisor (as of 1 June)

*: New Advisor
Name Title Areas of Responsibility
Katsuyuki Kamio Executive Vice President
  • Product Marketing Group
  • Sales & Marketing Group
Masanori Mitsui Executive Vice President
  • R & D Group
  • Quality Generalization Group
  • Purchasing Group
    Headquarters of Production Group
  • Indonesia & Malaysia Operations Group
  • Environmental Affairs Department
  • R & D Management Department
Masahiro Takahashi Director
  • Corporate Group
  • Corporate Planning Division
  • Tokyo Office
  • Business Reform Promotion Division
Takashi Nomoto Director
  • Indonesia & Malaysia Operations Group
  • Senior Executive Director, President, P.T. Astra Daihatsu Motor
Kenji Baba Director
  • Sales & Marketing Group
  • Fleet Sales Division
  • Customer Service Parts Division
Naoto Kitagawa Director
  • Product Marketing Group
  • Business Reform Management Department [for Toyota]
  • Business Reform Newcomer Development Group
Tatsuya Kaneko* Advisor (as of 1 May)
  • Sales & Marketing Group
  • Product Marketing Group
  • Area Management Division

(2) Executive Officers

*: New Executive Officers **: Promotion
Name Title Areas of Responsibility
Hiroshi Okano Senior Executive Officer
  • Purchasing Group
Katsuhiro Ikoma Senior Executive Officer
  • Quality Group
Takamasa Kurinami Senior Executive Officer
  • Sales & Marketing Group
  • Overseas Sales & Marketing Division
  • Industrial Engine Department
Masahiro Fukutsuka Senior Executive Officer
  • R & D Group
  • Vehicle Development Division
Makoto Mizutani** Senior Executive Officer
  • Headquarters of Production Group
  • Global Production Support Center
  • Production Control Division
  • Logistics Division
  • Head (Ikeda) Plant, Kyoto Plant, Shiga (Ryuo) Plant
  • Environmental Affairs Department
Shinsuke Hori** Senior Executive Officer
  • R & D Group
  • Platform Development Division
Hitoshi Horii Executive Officer
  • Domestic Marketing Division
Masahiko Kawatsu Executive Officer
  • Styling Division
Makoto Irie Executive Officer
  • Resources Promotion Division
  • Business Reform Newcomer Development Group
Shigeharu Toda Executive Officer
  • Overseas Sales & Marketing Division
  • Industrial Engine Department
  • Indonesia & Malaysia Operations Group
Miki Ibaraki Executive Officer
  • Platform Development Division
Shinichi Mukoda* Executive Officer
  • Power Train Production Engineering Division
  • Vehicle Production Engineering Division
  • Platform Development Division
Takahide Tatsumi* Executive Officer
  • Asia Purchasing Division
Sunao Matsubayashi Executive Officer
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Osamu Tada Executive Officer
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Hiroshi Kajikawa Executive Officer
  • Aoi Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
Keiichi Shirakawa Executive Officer
  • Akashi-Kikai Industry Co., Ltd.
Hajime Nishimura Executive Officer
  • P.T. Astra Daihatsu Motor
Yasumitsu Morita* Executive Officer (as of 1 May)
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