Suzuki Global news update 2

Notice regarding appointment of Directors, Managing Officers, Councilors and Executive General Managers

At the Board of Directors meeting held on 24 February 2021, Suzuki Motor Corporation has made an internal decision regarding candidates for Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Member to be elected at the 155th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June 2021, and decided personnel change in its Directors, Managing Officers, Councilors and Executive General Managers as of 1 April 2021 and the date of the 155th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders.

Directors (9 members) and Audit & Supervisory Board member (1 member) are to be officially decided at the 155th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders. The Representative Directors and Directors with specific titles are to be selected at the Board of Directors meeting to be held following the end of the 155th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders.

  1. Changes in the Board of Directors (as of the date of the 155th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June 2021)

(1) Retiring Directors

Name

Current Title

Osamu Suzuki

Representative Director and Chairman
(Chairman of the Board of Directors)

Yasuhito Harayama

Representative Director and Vice Chairman, Supporting Chairman

Upon retirement, both will be appointed as Senior Advisors.

(2) Candidates for new Directors

Name

Current Title

Kinji Saito

Managing Officer, Executive General Manager,
Global Automobile Marketing

Yukihiro Yamashita

Managing Officer, Executive General Manager,
Automobile Powertrain Engineering

 

  1. Changes in the Audit & Supervisory Board Member (as of the date of the 155th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June 2021)

(1) Retiring Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Name

Current Title

Toyokazu Sugimoto

Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Upon retirement, he will be appointed as Senior Advisor.

(2) Candidate for new Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Name

Current Title

Taisuke Toyoda

Managing Officer, Executive General Manager,
Audit

 

  1. Changes in Directors and Managing Officers (as of 1 April 2021)

(1) Changes in responsibilities of Directors

New

Name

Current

Representative Director and
Senior Technical Executive,
Chief Technology Officer

Osamu Honda

Representative Director and
Senior Technical Executive,
Chief Technology Officer,
and Chief Officer,
Inspection Reform Committee

Director and
Senior Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Corporate Planning Office

Masahiko Nagao

Director and
Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Corporate Planning Office

Director and
Senior Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Domestic Marketing I,
Domestic Marketing

Toshiaki Suzuki

Director and
Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Domestic Marketing I,
Domestic Marketing


(2) Changes in responsibilities of Senior Managing Officers and Managing Officers

New

Name

Current

Senior Managing Officer, Executive General Manager, Global Automobile Marketing

Kinji Saito

Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Global Automobile Marketing

Senior Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Automobile Powertrain Engineering

Yukihiro Yamashita

Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Automobile Powertrain Engineering

Senior Managing Officer,
Supporting President

Naomi Ishii

Managing Officer,
Supporting President

Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Inspection,
and Chief Officer,
Inspection Reform Committee

Keiichi Asai

Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Inspection,
and Deputy Chief Officer,
Inspection Reform Committee

Managing Officer,
Managing Director,
Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited

Satoshi Uchida

Managing Officer,
Chairman,
S.M.A.I. (United States)

Managing Officer,
Assigned to Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Shigetoshi Torii

Managing Officer in charge of Production and Purchasing,
and Deputy Chief Officer,
Inspection Reform Committee

Managing Officer,
Assigned to Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Hisashi Takeuchi

Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Asia Automobile Marketing


(3) Newly-appointed Managing Officers

New

Name

Current

Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Motorcycle Operations

Masayoshi Ito

Executive General Manager,
Motorcycle Operations

Managing Officer,
President,
Suzuki Motor Sales Kinki Inc.

Tatsuro Takeuchi

President,
Suzuki Motor Sales Hyogo Inc.


(4) Retiring Managing Officers

New

Name

Current

Councilor,
President,
Suzuki Business Co., Ltd.

Kazuki Yamaguchi

Managing Officer,
President,
Suzuki Motor Sales Kinki Inc.

Councilor,
Chairman,
Suzuki Motor Sales Tokyo Inc.

Shinichi Akama

Managing Officer,
Branch Manager,
Tokyo Branch,
and Chairman,
Suzuki Motor Sales Tokyo Inc.

 

  1. Changes in Directors and Managing Officers (as of the date of the 155th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June 2021)

(1) Changes in responsibilities of Director (election as Director is subject to shareholders’ approval)

New

Name

As of 1 April 2021

Director and
Senior Managing Officer,
Tokyo Representative for Government and Industry Relation

Masahiko Nagao

Director and
Senior Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Corporate Planning Office


(2) Changes in responsibilities of Senior Managing Officer

New

Name

As of 1 April 2021

Senior Managing Officer,
Supporting President,
Executive General Manager,
Corporate Planning Office

Naomi Ishii

Senior Managing Officer,
Supporting President

 

  1. Changes in Councilors

New

Name

Current

Councilor,
Department General Manager,
Training Center

Toshiaki Hasuike

Councilor,
Assigned to Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Councilor,
Assigned to S.I.M. (Indonesia)

Hiroaki Matsuura

Councilor,
Assigned to Maruti Suzuki India Limited

 

  1. Changes in Executive General Managers

New

Name

Current

Branch Manager,
Tokyo Branch
(as of 1 April 2021)

Aritaka Okajima

President,
Suzuki Motor Sales Kanagawa Inc.

Executive General Manager, Audit
(as of the date of the 155th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders to be held in June 2021)

Naoki Matsuura

Department General Manager,
Domestic Audit Department,
Audit


(For Reference)
Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members after the 155th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (subject to approval)

Directors (9)

Name

Title and Position

Toshihiro Suzuki

Representative Director and President
(Chairman of the Board of Directors)

Osamu Honda

Representative Director and Senior Technical Executive,
Chief Technology Officer

Masahiko Nagao

Director and Senior Managing Officer,
Tokyo Representative for Government and Industry Relation

Toshiaki Suzuki

Director and Senior Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Domestic Marketing I, Domestic Marketing

Kinji Saito (Newly-nominated)

Director and Senior Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager, Global Automobile Marketing

Yukihiro Yamashita (Newly-nominated)

Director and Senior Managing Officer,
Executive General Manager,
Automobile Powertrain Engineering

Osamu Kawamura*

Director

Hideaki Domichi*

Director

Yuriko Kato*

Director

*Outside directors

Audit & Supervisory Board Members (5)

Name

Title

Taisuke Toyoda (Newly-nominated)

Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Masato Kasai

Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Norio Tanaka*

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Nobuyuki Araki*

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

Norihisa Nagano*

Audit & Supervisory Board Member

*Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Members

(For Reference)
Managing Officers after the 155th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (excluding Directors)

Managing Officers (22)

Name

Title

Position

Kenichi Ayukawa

Executive Vice President

Managing Director and CEO,
Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Ichizo Aoyama

Senior Managing Officer

Managing Director,
TDS Lithium-Ion Battery Gujarat
Private Limited (India)

Naomi Ishii

Senior Managing Officer

Supporting President,
Executive General Manager,
Corporate Planning Office

Keiichi Asai

Managing Officer

Executive General Manager,
Inspection
and Chief Officer,
Inspection Reform Committee

Keiji Miyamoto

Managing Officer

Executive General Manager,
Domestic Marketing II,
Domestic Marketing

Shinichi Imaizumi

Managing Officer

Executive General Manager,
Domestic Marketing
Administration & Promotion,
Domestic Marketing

Naoki Suzuki

Managing Officer

Executive General Manager,
New Mobility Service

Kazunobu Hori

Managing Officer

Executive General Manager,
Human Resources & General Affairs

Katsuhiro Kato

Managing Officer

Executive General Manager,
Customer Quality Assurance
and Service

Shigeo Yamagishi

Managing Officer

Executive General Manager,
Vehicle Regulations and
Engineering Administration,
and Deputy Chief Officer,
Inspection Reform Committee

Yasuharu Osawa

Managing Officer

Executive General Manager,
Marine Operations,
and Managing Officer
in charge of USA

Satoshi Uchida

Managing Officer

Managing Director,
Suzuki Motorcycle India
Private Limited

Shigetoshi Torii

Managing Officer

Assigned to
Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Masayuki Fujisaki

Managing Officer

Executive General Manager,
Alliance

Yutaka Kikukawa

Managing Officer

Executive General Manager,
Legal/IP

Masahiro Ikuma

Managing Officer

Executive General Manager,
Automobile Vehicle Engineering

Hisanori Takashiba

Managing Officer

Executive General Manager,
Automobile Electrical/Electronic
Engineering

Masamichi Suzuki

Managing Officer

Managing Officer in charge of
Automobile Cost Reduction

Hisashi Takeuchi

Managing Officer

Assigned to
Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Kenichiro Toyofuku

Managing Officer

Supporting CEO,
Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Masayoshi Ito

Managing Officer

Executive General Manager,
Motorcycle Operations

Tatsuro Takeuchi

Managing Officer

President,
Suzuki Motor Sales Kinki Inc.