DENSO Announces Organization Changes

DENSO Announces Organization Changes

KARIYA (Japan) ― To increase the company’s global competitiveness and achieve future growth, DENSO Corporation will make the following organizational changes effective Jan. 1, 2012.

1. Reorganization of Electric Systems Business Group

To create an organization that can systematically comply with all powertrain control systems including conventional internal combustion engines, hybrid vehicles and electric vehicles, the Engine Electrical Systems Business Unit and EHV Components Business Unit will be incorporated into the Powertrain Control Systems Business Group.

Moreover, the Electric Control Components Division will be incorporated into the Information & Safety Systems Business Group to create new synergies in the business for vehicle dynamics.

After the change, the existing five business groups will be reorganized into four business groups.

2. Integration of Corporate Center and Administration Center

To consolidate functions and reinforce priority areas, the Corporate Center and Administration Center will be integrated to form the Corporate Center.

With these changes, the company’s business organization will consist of: Corporate Center;  Engineering Research & Development Center; Production Promotion Center; Purchasing Group; Sales and Marketing Group; Powertrain Control Systems Business Group; Electronic Systems Business Group; Thermal Systems Business Group, and Information & Safety System Business Group.

DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electric, electronics and information and safety. Its customers include all the world’s major carmakers. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 35 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs approximately 120,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011, totaled US$37.7 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9.3 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges. For more information, go to www.globaldenso.com, or visit our media website at www.densomediacenter.com.