DENSO Announces Senior Management Changes

DENSO Announces Senior Management Changes

KARIYA (Japan) DENSO Corporation today announced management changes, which were approved at today’s shareholders meeting and board of directors meeting. These changes are effective today.

New Directors appointed to the Board:

Michio Adachi, Senior Executive Director (from Executive Director)

New Executive Directors:

Kenichiro Kamai (from Senior Exective Director of Nippon Soken.Inc)

Bunichi Kondo (from Director of Tokyo Sales Division)

Masanori Tsuruta (from Director of Electronics Engineering Division 1)

Yasuhiro Iida (from President of DENSO Thailand)

Kenichiro Ito (from Director of Corporate Planning Division)

Board of Director, Corporate Auditor and Executive Director retirements:

Yasushi Nei (from Executive Director)

Akihiro Yukawa (from Executive Director)

Hiroyuki Murayama (from Executive Director)

Hitoshi Tasaka (from Executive Director)

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, 2012, totaled US$38.4 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9.5 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.

DENSO’s New Organization 

Effective June 20, 2012

Board of Directors and Executive Directors

Title Name Main organizational responsibility

Chairman

Koichi Fukaya

 

President & CEO

Nobuaki Katoh

 

Executive Vice Presidents

Hiromi Tokuda

 

(Support of President & CEO), Overall R&D, Europe Region

Koji Kobayashi

(Support of President & CEO),China Region

Sojiro Tsuchiya

(Support of President & CEO), Overall Production, Production Promotion Center, Asia & Oceania Region

Senior Executive Directors,
Members of the Board

Kazuo Hironaka

Corporate Center

Hikaru Sugi

Engineering Research & Development Center,North America Region, President of DENSO INTERNATIONAL AMERICA, INC.

Shinji Shirasaki

Electronic Systems Business Group

Masahiko Miyaki

Powertrain Control Systems Business Group

Akio Shikamura

Thermal Systems Business Group

Haruya Maruyama

Sales and Marketing Group

Akio Tajima

Purchasing Group, Corporate Center

 

Michio Adachi

Powertrain Control Systems Business Group

Executive Director,
Member of the Board

Shoichiro Toyoda

 

Executive Directors

Shigehiro Nishimura

President of DENSO INTERNATIONAL ASIA CO.,LTD.

Manfredo Nicolelli

Thermal Systems Business (Europe)

Yoshikazu Makino

President of DENSO INTERNATIONAL EUROPE B.V.

Yasushi Yamanaka

Engineering Research & Development Center

Hiroyuki Wakabayashi

Information & Safety Systems Business Group

Noboru Yamada

President of DENSO (CHINA) INVESTMENT CO.LTD

Satoshi Iwata

Information & Safety Systems Business Group,Tokyo Office

Masahiko Ito

Aftermarket Business Unit, Climate, Cooling and Heating Business Unit, New Business Promotion Department

Yoshihiro Saka

President of DENSO MANUFACTURING TENNESSEE, INC.

Toshiyuki Kato

Toyota Sales Division,OsakaSales Division

Kenichiro Kamai

Corporate R&D Division 1, Corporate R&D Division 2

Sadahiro Usui

Engine Electrical Systems Business Unit

Koji Arima

Quality Control Division, Safety & Environment Promotion Division, Production Engineering Division, Production Engineering R&D Division, Materials Engineering R&D Division, Prototype Mfg. Division

Katsuhisa Shimokawa

Thermal Systems Business Unit

Tatsuya Toyoda

Aftermarket Business Unit

Yukihiko Murakami

Aftermarket Business Unit, Global Business Planning Division, Service Division

Hiroyuki Ina

Information and Communications Technology Business Unit

Shingo Kuwamura

Information Strategy Planning Division, Machinery & Tools Division, Parts Engineering Division, Facility Division, Strategic Production Planning Division, Production Control Division, Logistics Planning Division

Yukihiro Kato

Electronics Device Business Unit

Kazuaki Fujitani

Global Sales & Business Development Division, Chubu Sales Division,HiroshimaSales Division

Shoji Tsuzuki

Human Resources Division, Corporate Communications Division, Health Care Promotion Division

Yoshifumi Kato

Driving Assist & Safety Business Unit, Electric Control Components Division

Masanari Murakami

President of TIANJIN DENSO ELECTRONICS CO.,LTD.

Yukihiro Shinohara

 

Diesel Injection Business Unit, Gasoline Injection Business Unit

Kazumasa Kimura

DENSO INTERNATIONAL AMERICA, INC.

(Overall Sales and Marketing of North, Central & South America)

 

Bunichi Kondo

Tokyo Sales Division

 

Masanori Tsuruta

Electronics Business Unit

 

Yasuhiro Iida

President of DENSO (THAILAND) CO. LTD.

 

Kenichiro Ito

Corporate Planning Division, Finance & Accounting Division, Business Innovation Department

Corporate Auditors

Toshio Watanabe

Masato Iwase

Fujio Cho

Tsutomu Saito

Toshimichi Kondo