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Organizational and Personnel Changes

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


1. Organizational Change

Change in the area of China business

  • To improve support for distributors and dealerships, enhance Mazda's presence and brand value, and promote further growth of Mazda's business in the rapidly expanding Chinese market.
Details of the organizational change
  • Newly establish the China Market Support Dept. Transfer the brand, marketing, customer satisfaction and training functions of the China Sales Dept. to the China Market Support Dept.


2. Personnel Changes

General Managers and above

New Post Current post Name
General Manager
China Market Support Dept.
Staff Manager
China Sales Dept.
Masaaki Atomi
General Manager
Product Planning Dept.
Staff Manager
Product Planning Div.
Masashi Otsuka
Program Manager
Powertrain Development Div.
Staff Manager
Powertrain Planning Dept.
Takashi Suzuki
Dispatched to the Mazda Foundation General Manager
Product Planning Dept.
Shigemi Uotani
- Deputy General Manager
Corporate Communications Div.
(returned to Ford on October 17, 2010)
Garett Carr