DENSO International Europe Names New President and CEO for European Region

DENSO International Europe Names New President and CEO for European Region

Weesp (the Netherlands) ― DENSO today announced the appointment of Mr. Yoshikazu Makino to President and CEO of DENSO International Europe B.V., DENSO’s regional headquarters in Weesp, the Netherlands, effective June 22, 2011. Makino is Executive Director of DENSO Corporation and replaces Mr. Shigehiro Nishimura, who is going to be in charge of the Asia/Pacific region.

Prior to being named to his new position, Makino oversaw the Global Business Planning Division at DENSO Corporation, Kariya, Japan. In this position, Makino contributed to the strengthening of regional management capabilities in growing markets such as China, India and Brazil.

DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global supplier of advanced technology, systems and components. Its customers include all the world’s major carmakers. Worldwide, the company employs more than 120,000 people in 35 countries and regions, including Japan. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011 totaled €27.7 billion. For more information, go to www.globaldenso.com, or visit our media website at www.densomediacenter.com.

In Europe, DENSO employs approximately 13,000 people, with consolidated sales totaling €3.55 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2011. For more information, go to www.denso-europe.com.