MITSUBISHI MOTORS ANNOUNCES THE LINE-UP OF EXECUTIVE OFFICERS AND OTHER IMPORTANT PERSONNEL CHANGES

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced today the line-up of executive officers and other important personnel changes effective April 1, 2019.

Executive Officers

 

Name

Title and Position

 

Osamu Masuko

Chairman of the Board
CEO

*

Ashwani Gupta

COO

 

Koji Ikeya

Executive Vice President
(Finance, Controlling & Accounting)
CFO

 

Takeshi Ando

Executive Vice President
(Production)

 

Hitoshi Inada

Senior Vice President
(Corporate Governance)

 

Noboru Tsuji

Senior Vice President
(Corporate Strategy)
Division General Manager, Communication Div.

*

Hiroshi Nagaoka

Senior Vice President
(Engineering)

 

Yukihiro Hattori

Senior Vice President
(Procurement)

 

Guillaume Cartier

Senior Vice President
(Global Marketing & Sales)
Division General Manager, Global Marketing & Sales DIV.

 

Koichi Kitamura

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager, Business Administration Div.

 

Naoya Fujimoto

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager, Product Development Div.

 

Tsunehiro Kunimoto

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager, Design Div.

 

Yoichiro Yatabe

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager, ASEAN Div.

 

Tetsuya Hashimoto

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager, Human Resources Div.

*

Yasuko Takazawa

Corporate Vice President
General Manager, Legal Dept.

*

Noriaki Hirakata

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager, Strategy Management Div.

 

Yosuke Wakabayashi

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager, Corporate Affairs Div.
Domestic Sales

 

Satoru Nakayama

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager, Managerial Accounting Div.
And General Manager, CFO Office

 

Koji Yamada

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager, TCS Div.

 

Kazuaki Iwamoto

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager, Product Strategy Div.

 

Masao Kuruma

Corporate Vice President
CIO
Division General Manager, Global IT Div.

 

Jun Miura

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager,
Development Management Div.

*

Takashi Shirakawa

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager,
EV・Powertrain Engineering Development Div.

*

Tomoo Yoshida

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager,
Procurement Management Div.

*

Hirotaka Into

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager, Domestic Sales Div.

* Newly appointed

 

Vice Presidents

 

Name

Title and Position

 

Shin Kubo

Vice President
General Manager, CEO / COO Office

*

Ikuro Hirozane

Vice President
(Global Risk Control)
External and Government Relations

 

Tatsuo Sato

Vice President
Assistant Division General Manager,
Strategy Management Div.
And Assistant Division General Manager,
Corporate Affairs Div.

 

Hiroshi Masuoka

Vice President
Chief Expert, Public Relations Dept. Communication Div.
And General Manager, Development Generalization Dept.,
Development Management Div.

 

Keiji Ochiai

Vice President
Division General Manager, Controlling & Accounting Div.
And Assistant Division General Manager, Managerial Accounting Div.

 

Takashi Fukuzumi

Vice President (Finance)
General Manager, Financial Solution Office

 

Tohru Hara

Vice President Division General Manager,
Vehicle Engineering Development Div.

*

Yoshihiro Nishiyama

Vice President Division General Manager,
Production Engineering Div.

 

Toshinori Nakahara

Vice President
Assistant Executive Vice President
Alliance Production

 

Takahiro Yamashita

Vice President
Plant General Manager, Okazaki Plant

 

Mitsunori Kitao

Vice President
Plant General Manager, Mizushima Plant

 

Yoshitaka Akamatsu

Vice President
Plant General Manager, Kyoto Plant

 

Shinya Toyokuni

Vice President
Division General Manager, SCM Div.

 

Ryujiro Kobashi

Vice President
Division General Manager, Middle East/Africa & South Asia Div.
And Division General Manager, Europe Div.

 

Toshinaga Kato

Vice President
General Manager, Indonesia Business Dept., ASEAN Div.

 

Tsuyoshi Matsumoto

Assistant Division General Manager, Europe Div.

 

Keiichi Sato

Vice President
Division General Manager, Global After Sales Div.

 

Other Important Executive Officers and Personnel Changes

Name

As of Apr.1, 2019

As of Mar.31, 2019

Trevor Mann

 

COO

Mitsuhiko Yamashita

Adviser

Executive Vice President
(Engineering)

Masao Omichi

 

Corporate Vice President
Chief External and Government Relations Officer
Chief Environmental Strategy Officer

Vincent Cobee

 

Corporate Vice President
(Product Strategy / PD) Division General Manager, Product Strategy Div.
And Division General Manager, PD Office

Hiroshi Noda

Assistant Division General Manager, Global IT Div.

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager, Controlling & Accounting Div.

Kiyoshi Fukasawa

President, Nishinihon
Mitsubishi Motor Sales And President, Chubu Mitsubishi Motor Sales

Corporate Vice President
Division General Manager, Domestic Sales Div.

Thomas Besson

Return to Nissan Motor Co., Ltd

Vice President
General Manager, Acceleration Office, Strategy Management Div.

Ryosuke Kagimoto

General Manager, TdC Promotion Office

Vice President
General Manager, TdC Promotion Office

Takayuki Sue

Assistant General Manager, TdC Promotion Office
(MZK Promotion <Production>)

Vice President
(MZK Promotion <Production>)
Assistant General Manager, TdC Promotion Office

Toshiyuki Aoike

Vice President, MTECS

Vice President
Division General Manager, Procurement Communication Div.

Eiichi Kataoka

Assistant Division General Manager, Global Marketing & Sales Div.

Vice President
Assistant Division General Manager, Global Marketing & Sales Div.


TCS: Total Customer Satisfaction
CIO: Chief Information Officer
SCM: Supply Chain Management
PD: Program Director
TdC: Total delivered Cost
MTECS: MMC Technical Service
MZK: MONOZUKURI

For more details about the Mitsubishi product line-up visit www.mitsubishi-cars.co.uk

ABOUT MITSUBISHI MOTORS
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is a global automobile company based in Tokyo, Japan, which has a competitive edge in SUVs and pickup trucks, electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Since the Mitsubishi group produced its first car more than a century ago, we have demonstrated an ambitious and often disruptive approach, developing new vehicle genres and pioneering cutting-edge technologies. Deeply rooted in Mitsubishi Motors’ DNA, our brand strategy will appeal to ambitious drivers, willing to challenge conventional wisdom and ready to embrace change. Consistent with this mindset, Mitsubishi Motors introduced its new brand strategy in 2017, expressed in its “Drive your Ambition” tagline – a combination of personal drive and forward attitude, and a reflection of the constant dialogue between the brand and its customers. Today Mitsubishi Motors is committed to continuous investment in innovative new technologies, attractive design and product development, bringing exciting and authentic new vehicles to customers around the world.

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