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2010/09/01


Organizational and Personnel Changes

Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the following organizational and personnel changes, effective September 1, 2010.

 

1. Organizational Changes

(1) Changes in the area of profit control

Goals
  • To strengthen and enhance efficiency in product development cost management throughout the company.
  • To ensure smooth business negotiations with external parties and suppliers, and to clarify roles and areas of authority within the division.
Details of the organizational changes
  • Rename the Product Profit Control Div. as the Profit Control Div.
  • Newly establish the Planning Promotion Dept., Regional Profit Management Dept., Product Profit Management Dept., Cost Planning Dept. and the Cost Innovation Dept. in the newly created Profit Control Div.
  • Eliminate the Strategic Cost Innovation Dept. of the R&D Technical Administration Div., and transfer its functions to the Cost Planning Dept. and the Cost Innovation Dept.
  • Transfer some planning promotion, regional sales financing analysis and vehicle profit and cost control functions of the Product Profit Control Div. to the Planning Promotion Dept, Regional Profit Management Dept., Product Profit Management Dept. and the Cost Planning Dept.

 

(2) Changes in the area of human resources

Goals
  • To strengthen the company's global orientation, and for rapid and precise actions related to personnel and labor related matters within the Mazda Group.
Details of the organizational changes
  • Rename the Global HR Planning Dept. as the Global Human Resources Dept.
  • Review the functions of the Global HR Planning Dept. and the Personnel & Labor Affairs Dept and consolidate the human resources planning functions in the Personnel and Labor Affairs Dept. and consolidate some of the operational functions in the Global Human Resources Dept.

 

2. Personnel Changes

(1) Executive officers

New Post Current post Name
Representative Director
Senior Managing Executive Officer and CFO
Oversight of Corporate Planning, Profit Control and in charge of Financial Services and Cost Innovation
Representative Director
Senior Managing Executive Officer and CFO
Oversight of Corporate Planning,
Product Profit Control and in charge of Financial Services and Cost Innovation
Kiyoshi Ozaki
Director
Senior Managing Executive Officer
In charge of Corporate Planning, Product Strategy and Profit Control;
Assistant to the Officer in charge of
Cost Innovation
Director
Senior Managing Executive Officer
In charge of Corporate Planning,
Product Strategy and Product Profit Control; Assistant to the Officer in charge of Cost Innovation
Akira Marumoto
Executive Officer
In charge of Product Planning and Powertrain Development;
General Manager
Product Planning Div.
Executive Officer
In charge of Product Planning and Powertrain Development
Kiyoshi Fujiwara
Executive Officer
General Manager
Profit Control Div.
Executive Officer
General Manager
Product Profit Control Div.
Takashi Furutama

 

(2) General managers and above

New Post Current post Name
Deputy General Manager
Corporate Planning Div.
- Kiyoshi Ogawa
Staff Manager
Corporate Planning Div.
General Manager
Product Planning Div.
Naotaka Hirami
Deputy General Manager
Profit Control Div.
and Deputy General Manager
Purchasing Div.
General Manager
Strategic Cost Innovation Dept.
Chiharu Mizutani
Deputy General Manager
Profit Control Div.
Deputy General Manager
Product Profit Control Div.
Shigekazu Satake
General Manager
Planning Promotion Dept.
Staff Manager
Product Profit Control Div.
Takayuki Ishii
General Manager
Regional Profit Management Dept.
Staff Manager
Product Profit Control Div.
Ken Nagata
General Manager
Product Profit Management Dept.
Staff Manager
Product Profit Control Div.
Hiroshi Motonaga
General Manager
Cost Planning Dept.
Staff Manager
Product Profit Control Div.
Hideki Yamamoto
General Manager
Cost Innovation Dept.
Staff Manager
Strategic Cost Innovation Dept.
Kazuhiko Nakamura
General Manager
R&D Technical Administration Div.
General Manager
R&D Planning Dept.
and General Manager
R&D Technical Administration Div.
Takeji Oya
General Manager
R&D Planning Dept.
General Manager
R&D Administration Dept.
Hideaki Seichi
General Manager
R&D Administration Dept.
Staff Manager
Financial Internal Control Dept.
Seiji Hirano
General Manager
Interior & Exterior Components Development Dept.
Staff Manager
Vehicle Development Promotion Dept.
Yuichiro Kojin
General Manager
Purchasing Div.
General Manager
Purchasing Planning Dept.
and General Manager
Purchasing Div.
Kazuhisa Fujikawa
General Manager
Purchasing Planning Dept.
Dispatched to
Dairiki Iron Works Co., Ltd.
Koichi Fukano
Staff Manager
Production Control & Logistics Div.
General Manager
CS Parts Logistics Dept.
Hiroyoshi Sekiuchi
General Manager
CS Parts Logistics Dept.
Staff Manager
Production Control & Logistics Planning Dept.
Toshiyuki Yokoyama
Staff Manager
Hiroshima Plant
Dispatched to
AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Yasunobu Hiragochi
General Manager
General Affairs Dept. (Hofu)
Hofu Plant
Manager
Property Custodian Gr.
General Affairs Dept.
Akihiro Narusue
General Manager
Human Resources Div.
General Manager
Personnel & Labor Affairs Dept.
and General Manager
Human Resources Div.
Takeshi Fujiga
General Manager
Global Human Resources Dept.
General Manager
Global HR Planning Dept.
Yuji Takenouchi
General Manager
Personnel & Labor Affairs Dept.
General Manager
General Affairs Dept. (Hofu)
Hofu Plant
Makoto Nakamura
General Manager
Engineering Systems Dept.
Staff Manager
Engineering Systems Dept.
Kazunori Okamura
Staff Manager
Engineering Systems Dept.
General Manager
Engineering Systems Dept.
Shoichi Tagami
Dispatched to
Mazda Engineering & Technology Co., Ltd.
General Manager
Interior & Exterior Components
Development Dept.
Kazuhiro Matsuhashi
- Dispatched to Nanjo Sobi Kogyo Co. Ltd.
(To retire effective September 10, 2010)
Akinari Kurisu

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