News Release

 

2017/05/12

Company Information

Executive Personnel Changes

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Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the following executive personnel changes proposed to take effect on June 28 following the 151st ordinary general meeting of shareholders.

 

New Post Current Post Name
Director Advisor Mitsuru Ono
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (full-time) Deputy General Manager of Corporate Communications Division Masahiro Yasuda
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member - Kunihiko Tamano

 

Executives to step down from their positions

Current Post Name
Director Yuji Harada
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (full-time) Nobuyoshi Tochio
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member Isao Akaoka

 

Brief Personal History of New Appointee of Director

Mitsuru Ono
Date of birth: December 25, 1958

Career: April 1981 Joined Sumitomo Bank, Ltd. (now Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp.)
April 2011 Executive Officer, General Manager of International Credit Management Dept.
April 2012 Executive Officer, Deputy Head of International Banking Unit; General Manager of International Credit Management Dept.
June 2015 Standing Auditor
April 2017 Resigned as Standing Auditor
May 2017 Advisor of Mazda Motor Corp.

(to present)

 

Brief Personal Histories of New Appointees as Audit & Supervisory Board Members

Masahiro Yasuda
Date of birth: August 16, 1957

Career: April 1980 Joined Mazda Motor Corp.
Nov. 2002 Manager of Advanced Product Planning Office
April 2006 Manager of Global Communications Planning Dept.
June 2010 General Manager of Global Communications Planning Dept.
July 2012 Deputy General Manager of Corporate Communications Division

(to present)

 

Kunihiko Tamano
Date of birth: May 23, 1951

Career: April 1974 Joined Itochu Corp.
Jan. 1999 General Manager of Tax Affairs Office, General Accounting Control Division
June 2006 Executive Officer
April 2009 Managing Executive Officer
June 2010 Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer of Nippon Access, Inc.
April 2011 Managing Executive Officer, Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer;
General Manager, Global Risk Management Division of Itochu Corp.
April 2014 Advisory Member
June 2014 Representative Director and Vice President of Nippon Access, Inc.
June 2016 Senior Advisor

(to present)

  Note: As a candidate for outside member of the Audit & Supervisory Board, Mr. Tamano meets the company's criteria for independence as an outside officer.