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2019/05/09

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Executive Personnel Changes after the Transition to a Company with an Audit and Supervisory Committee

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Mazda Motor Corporation, as indicated in the “Notice Concerning Transition to a Company with an Audit and Supervisory Committee” of Feb. 28, 2019, will transition to a company with an audit and supervisory committee, pending approval at the 153rd Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled for June 26, 2019. At today's Board of Directors meeting, the executive personnel lineup to take effect at the conclusion of the 153rd shareholders meeting and the immediately following Board of Directors meeting was approved as follows.

Amendments to part of the Articles of Incorporation, in accordance with the transition to a company with an audit and supervisory committee, are indicated separately in today's “Notice Concerning Amendments to Part of the Articles of Incorporation.”

1. Directors (Excluding Directors who are Audit and Supervisory Committee Members)
New Post Current Post Name
Representative Director
and Chairman of the Board
Same as on the left Masamichi Kogai
Representative Director
President and CEO
Same as on the left Akira Marumoto
Representative Director
Executive Vice President
Assistant to President;
Oversight of Global Marketing, Sales and Customer Service
Same as on the left Kiyoshi Fujiwara
Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer
Oversight of Quality, Brand Enhancement, Purchasing, Production and Business Logistics
Same as on the left Kiyotaka Shobuda
Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer
Oversight of Financial Services and Administrative Domain
Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer
Oversight of Financial Services and Administrative Domain; Assistant to the Officer overseeing Fleet Sales
Mitsuru Ono
Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer
Oversight of Corporate Planning Domain, Corporate Liaison and MDI & IT
Same as on the left Akira Koga
Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer
Oversight of Operations in North America; Chairman and CEO, Mazda Motor of America, Inc. (Mazda North American Operations)
Senior Managing Executive Officer Oversight of Operations in North America; Chairman and CEO, Mazda Motor of America, Inc. (Mazda North American Operations) Masahiro Moro
Director - Kiyoshi Sato
Director - Michiko Ogawa
  • Note:  As candidates for Outside Director, Mr. Sato and Ms. Ogawa meet the Company's criteria for independence as an outside officer.
2. Directors who are Audit and Supervisory Committee Members
New Post Current Post Name
Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member (Full-time) Managing Executive Officer
Assistant to the Officer overseeing Production and Business Logistics
Masatoshi Maruyama
Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member (Full-time) Audit & Supervisory Board Member(Full-time) Masahiro Yasuda
Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member Director Ichiro Sakai
Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member Audit & Supervisory Board Member Kunihiko Tamano
Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member Audit & Supervisory Board Member Akira Kitamura
Director, Audit and Supervisory Committee Member - Hiroko Shibasaki
  • Note: As candidates for Outside Director, Mr. Sakai, Mr. Tamano, Mr. Kitamura and Ms. Shibasaki meet the Company's criteria for independence as an outside officer.
3. Executive Officers (Excluding Executive Officers concurrently serving as Directors, changes only)
New Post Current Post Name
Managing Executive Officer
In charge of Domestic Sales; President, Mazda Chuhan Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer
In charge of Domestic Sales and Fleet Sales; President, Mazda Chuhan Co., Ltd.
Kazuyuki Fukuhara
Executive Officer
In charge of Brand Enhancement, Global Marketing, Sales and Customer Service
Executive Officer
In charge of Brand Enhancement, Global Marketing and Customer Service
Ryuichi Umeshita
4. Executives to step down from their positions (Excluding candidates for Directors who are Audit and Supervisory Committee Members)
Current Post Name
Senior Managing Executive Officer
Oversight of Operations in Europe, Asia &
Oceania, Middle East & Africa and New
Emerging Markets
Yuji Nakamine
Senior Managing Executive Officer
Oversight of Operations in China, Domestic
Sales and Fleet Sales
Nobuhide Inamoto
Director Kazuaki Jono
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Full-time) Hirofumi Kawamura
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Takao Hotta

Brief Personal Record of New Appointees for Director (Excluding current Corporate Auditors)

Masahiro Moro
Date of birth: November 8, 1960
Career: Mar. 1983 Joined the Company
Aug. 2002 General Manager, Global Marketing Div.
Mar. 2004 Vice President, Mazda Motor Europe GmbH.
Nov. 2008 Executive Officer; Assistant to the Officer oversight of Global Sales; In charge of Global Marketing
Jun. 2013 Managing Executive Officer; Global Sales Coordination; In charge of Global Marketing, Customer Service and Sales Innovation
Jan. 2016 Managing Executive Officer; Oversight of Marketing Strategy; President and CEO, Mazda Motor of America, Inc. (Mazda North American Operations)
Apr. 2016 Senior Managing Executive Officer; Oversight of Marketing Strategy;
Assistant to the Officer Oversight of Brand Enhancement; President and CEO, Mazda Motor of America, Inc. (Mazda North American Operations)
Apr. 2019 Senior Managing Executive Officer; Oversight of Operations in North America; Chairman and CEO, Mazda Motor of America, Inc. (Mazda North American Operations)
(to the present)
Number of Company shares held: 1,300
Kiyoshi Sato
Date of birth: April 2, 1956
Career: Apr. 1979 Joined Tokyo Electron Ltd.
Dec. 2001 General Manager of Clean Track Business Unit
Tokyo Electron Ltd.
Jun. 2003 Representative Director, President and CEO
Tokyo Electron Ltd.
Apr. 2009 Director and Vice Chairman of the Board
Tokyo Electron Ltd.
Jun. 2011 Director
Tokyo Electron Ltd.
Jul. 2014 Advisor
Tokyo Electron Ltd. (to Jun. 2016)
Jun. 2016 Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Tokyo Electron Yamanashi Ltd.
Jun 2017 Outside Director
TOSHIBA MACHINE CO., LTD.
(to the present)
Jul. 2017 Advisor
Tokyo Electron Ltd.
(to the present)
Number of Company shares held: 0
Michiko Ogawa
Date of birth: December 4, 1962
Career: Apr. 1986 Joined Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd (now Panasonic Corporation)
May. 2014 Senior Councilor, In charge of Growth Strategy of Audio Business
Home Entertainment Business Division
Panasonic Corporation
Apr. 2015 Executive Officer, In charge of Technics Brand Managing Officer, Appliances Company
General Manager, Technics Business Promotion
Home Entertainment Business Division
Panasonic Corporation
Nov. 2015 Executive Officer, In charge of Technics Brand Managing Officer, Appliances Company In charge of Home Entertainment Business Director, Home Entertainment Business Division General Manager, Technics Business Promotion Panasonic Corporation
Jun. 2017 Executive Officer, In charge of Technics Brand Vice President, Appliances Company
In charge of Home Entertainment Business and Communication Business
Director, Home Entertainment Business Division
General Manager, Technics Business Promotion
Panasonic Corporation
Jan. 2018 Executive Officer, In charge of Technics Brand Vice President, Appliances Company
In charge of Technology Director, Corporate Engineering Division
General Manager, Technics Business Promotion
Panasonic Corporation
(to the present)
Feb. 2018 Director, PERSOL AVC TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD
(to the present)
Jun. 2018 Chairman, JAPAN AUDIO SOCIETY
(to the present)
Number of Company shares held: 0
Masatoshi Maruyama
Date of birth: September 19, 1956
Career: Apr. 1980 Joined the Company
May. 2010 General Manager, Quality Div.
Apr. 2011 Executive Officer; General Manager, Quality Div.
Apr. 2015 Managing Executive Officer; Assistant to the Officer in charge of Global Production; General Manager, Hiroshima Plant
Apr. 2016 Managing Executive Officer; In charge of Global Production and Global Business Logistics
Apr. 2019 Managing Executive Officer; Assistant to the Officer overseeing Production and Business Logistics
(to the present)
Number of Company shares held: 4,100
Hiroko Shibasaki
Date of birth: July 6, 1953
Career: Apr. 1974 Joined Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance Company, Limited (now Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.)
Jul. 2008 Senior General Manager
General Manager, Voice of Customers Dept.
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2010 Senior General Manager
General Manager, Fukuoka Chuo Branch
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2012 Director
General Manager, Fukuoka Chuo Branch
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2015 Managing Executive Officer
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2018 Advisor
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Number of Company shares held: 0