Company Profile

Directors, Officers and Auditors

 As of April 1, 2017

Representative Director and Chairman of the Board
Seita Kanai

Representative Director
Masamichi Kogai

Representative Director
Akira Marumoto

Director

Yuji Harada
Yuji Nakamine
Nobuhide Inamoto
Kiyotaka Shobuda
Kiyoshi Fujiwara
Ichiro Sakai
Kazuaki Jono

Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Full-time) Nobuyoshi Tochio
Hirofumi Kawamura
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Isao Akaoka
Masahide Hirasawa
Takao Hotta

Executive Officers

President and CEO Masamichi Kogai *
Executive Vice President Akira Marumoto *
Assistant to President; Oversight of Operations in the Americas and Administrative Domain

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Yuji Harada *
Oversight of Financial Services; Assistant to the Officer overseeing Fleet Sales;
In charge of Global Corporate Communications
Yuji Nakamine *
Oversight of Operations in Europe, Asia & Oceania, Middle East & Africa and New Emerging Markets
Nobuhide Inamoto *
Oversight of Operations in China, Domestic Sales and Fleet Sales
Kiyotaka Shobuda *
Oversight of Quality, Brand Enhancement, Purchasing, Production and Business Logistics
Kiyoshi Fujiwara *
Oversight of R&D, MDI and Cost Innovation
Jeffrey H. Guyton
Assistant to the Officer Oversight of Brand Enhancement; President and CEO, Mazda Motor Europe GmbH
Masahiro Moro
Oversight of Marketing Strategy; Assistant to the Officer oversight of Brand Enhancement;
President and CEO, Mazda Motor of America, Inc. (Mazda North American Operations)
Akira Koga
Oversight of Corporate Planning Domain;    In charge of Global IT Solution and MDI
Managing Executive Officer
Senior Technical Fellow **
Mitsuo Hitomi

In charge of Technical Research Center and Integrated Control System Development

Managing Executive Officer

     

Masatoshi Maruyama
In charge of Global Production and Global Business Logistics

Takeshi Fujiga
Assistant to the Officer overseeing Administrative Domain;
In charge of Global Human Resources and Safety, Health & Disaster Prevention

Kazuhisa Fujikawa
In charge of Global Purchasing and Cost Innovation

Kazuyuki Fukuhara
In charge of Domestic Sales and Fleet Sales; President, Mazda Chuhan Co., Ltd.

Ikuo Maeda
In charge of Design and Brand Style

Tetsuya Fujimoto
Assistant to the Officer overseeing Corporate Planning Domain; In charge of Financial Services

Nobuhiko Watabe
In charge of Operations in China; Chairman, Mazda Motor (China) Co., Ltd.
Hiroshi Inoue
In charge of ASEAN Business; General Manager, ASEAN Business Office; President, Mazda South East Asia Ltd.
Yasuhiro Aoyama
Global Sales Coordination; In charge of Brand Enhancement, Global Marketing and Customer Service
Ichiro Hirose
In charge of Powertrain Development, Vehicle Development and Product Planning
Executive Officer

 

Raita Nishiyama
Oversight of Tokyo Office; In charge of Corporate Liaison;
Assistant to the Officer in charge of Corporate Planning and Corporate Communications

Hidenori Kawakami
Assistant to the Officer in charge of Global Production;General Manager, Hofu Plant
Makoto Yoshihara
In charge of Global Auditing, CSR, Environment, Secretariat,
General & Legal Affairs, Compliance, Risk Management and Mazda Hospital 
Takeshi Mukai
In charge of Global Quality; Assistant to the Officer in charge of Cost Innovation
Chiharu Mizutani
President and CEO, Mazda Motor manufacturing de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
(Mazda de Mexico Vehicle Operation)
Masashi Aihara
In charge of Corporate Planning and Cost Planning 

Ryuichi Umeshita
General Manager, Customer Service Div.

Kazuhisa Yoshida
General Manager, Human Resources Office

Hidetoshi Kudo
In charge of R&D Administration and Product Strategy; General Manager, Product Strategy Div.

Hiroyuki Matsumoto
General Manager, Vehicle Development Div.

Note:
Mark of "*" stands for the Executive Officers who also hold the post of Director.
Mark of “**” stands for newly created post for those who are expected to contribute to management through their widely recognized superior expertise and knowledge.