Board of Directors and Operating Officers

directors

Directors

As of June 14, 2018


① Takahiro Hachigo

President and Representative Director, Chief Executive Officer

Career Background
Apr. 1982 Joined Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2008 General Manager of Automobile Purchasing Division II for Purchasing Operations
Jun. 2008 Operating Officer of the Company
Apr. 2010 General Manager of Purchasing Division II for Purchasing Operations
Apr. 2011 General Manager of Suzuka Factory for Production Operations
Apr. 2012 Vice President and Director of Honda Motor Europe Ltd.
Sep. 2012 Managing Officer of Honda R&D Co. Ltd.
Sep. 2012 President and Director of Honda R&D Europe (U.K.) Ltd.
Apr. 2013 Representative of Development, Purchasing and Production (China)
Apr. 2013 Vice President of Honda Motor (China) Investment Co. Ltd.
Nov. 2013  Vice President of Honda Motor Technology (China) Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2014 Managing Officer of the Company
Apr. 2015 Senior Managing Officer of the Company
Jun. 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director of the Company
Apr. 2017 Chief Executive Officer of the Company  (presently held)
Jun. 2017 President and Representative Director of the Company  (presently held)

② Seiji Kuraishi

Executive Vice President and Representative Director, Chief Operating Officer

Career Background
Apr. 1982 Joined Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2007 Vice President of Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2007 Operating Officer of the Company
Jan. 2008 President of Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2010 Chief Officer for Regional Operations (China)
Apr. 2010 President of Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2010 Director of the Company
Apr. 2011 Operating Officer and Director of the Company
Jun. 2011 Operating Officer of the Company (retired from the position as Director)
Nov. 2013 President of Honda Motor Technology (China) Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2014 Managing Officer of the Company
Apr. 2016 Senior Managing Officer of the Company
Jun. 2016 Executive Vice President, Executive Officer and Representative Director of the Company
Jun. 2016 Risk Management Officer (presently held)
Jun. 2016 Corporate Brand Officer (presently held)
Apr. 2017 Chief Operating Officer of the Company  (presently held)
Apr. 2017 In Charge of Strategy, Business Operations and Regional Operations  (presently held)
Jun. 2017 Executive Vice President and Representative Director of the Company  (presently held)

③ Yoshiyuki Matsumoto

Senior Managing Director

Career Background
Apr. 1981 Joined Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2006 Responsible for Automobile Products for Automobile Operations
Jun. 2006 Operating Officer of the Company
Apr. 2009 General Manager of Suzuka Factory for Production Operations
Apr. 2011 Executive in Charge of Business Unit No. 3 for Automobile Operations
Apr. 2012 Managing Officer of the Company
Apr. 2013 Representative of Development, Purchasing and Production (Asia & Oceania)
Apr. 2013 Executive Vice President of Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2013 President and Chief Executive Officer of Honda Motor India Private Ltd.
Apr. 2015 Senior Managing Officer of the Company
Apr. 2015 Chief Officer for Automobile Operations
Apr. 2015 Executive in Charge of Quality Innovation for Automobile Operations
Jun. 2015 Senior Managing Officer and Director of the Company
Apr. 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director of Honda R&D Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2016 Supervising Director of F1 Project
Apr. 2017 In Charge of Research & Development (Research & Development, Intellectual Property and Standardization) (presently held)
Jun. 2017 Senior Managing Director of the Company (presently held)
Apr. 2018 President and Representative Director of Honda R&D Co., Ltd. (presently held)

④ Toshiaki Mikoshiba

Senior Managing Director

Career Background
Apr. 1980 Joined Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2008 Responsible for East Europe, the Middle & Near East and Africa for Regional Operations (Europe, the Middle & Near East and Africa)
Apr. 2008 Executive Vice President and Director of Honda Motor Europe Ltd.
Jun. 2008 Operating Officer of the Company
Jun. 2009 Responsible for Russia and CIS for Regional Operations (Europe, the Middle & Near East and Africa)
Aug. 2009 President and Director of Honda Motor RUS LLC
Apr. 2011 President of Guangqi Honda Automobile Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2014 Managing Officer of the Company
Apr. 2014 Chief Officer for Regional Operations (Europe Region)
Apr. 2014 President and Director of Honda Motor Europe Ltd.
Apr. 2015 Senior Managing Officer of the Company
Apr. 2016 Chief Officer for Regional Operations (North America)  (presently held)
Apr. 2016 President and Director of Honda North America, Inc.   (presently held)
Apr. 2016 President and Director of American Honda Motor Co., Inc.  (presently held)
Apr. 2016 Chief Executive Officer of American Honda Motor Co., Inc.  (presently held)
Apr. 2017 In Charge of Sales and Marketing (presently held)
Jun. 2017 Senior Managing Director of the Company (presently held)
Apr. 2018 Chief Executive Officer of Honda North America, Inc. (presently held)

⑤ Yoshi Yamane

Senior Managing Director

Career Background
Oct. 1985 Joined Honda Engineering Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2008 Large Project Leader of Corporate Project, Automobile Production Planning Office for Production Operations
Jun. 2008 Operating Officer of the Company
Jun. 2008 Responsible for Production for Production Operations
Apr. 2009 Responsible for Production for Regional Operations (China)
Sep. 2010 Vice President of Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2012 General Manager of Suzuka Factory for Production Operations
Apr. 2013 Representative of Automobile Development, Purchasing and Production (Japan)
Apr. 2013 General Manager of Suzuka Factory of Automobile Production for Automobile Operations
Apr. 2014 Managing Officer of the Company
Apr. 2014 Head of Automobile Production for Regional Operations (Japan)
Apr. 2014 Head of Production Supervisory Unit of Automobile Production for Regional Operations (Japan)
Apr. 2015 Senior Managing Officer of the Company
Apr. 2015 Chief Production Officer
Apr. 2015 Representative of Automobile Development, Purchasing and Production for Automobile Operations
Apr. 2015 Head of Production for Automobile Operations
Apr. 2015 Representative of Automobile Development, Purchasing and Production (Europe Region)
Jun. 2015 Senior Managing Officer and Director of the Company
Apr. 2016 Chief Officer for Production Operations (presently held)
Apr. 2017 In Charge of Production (Production, Purchasing, Quality, Parts and Service)  (presently held)
Jun. 2017 Senior Managing Director of the Company (presently held)

⑥ Kohei Takeuchi

Senior Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer

Career Background
Apr. 1982 Joined Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2010 General Manager of Accounting Division for Business Management Operations
Apr. 2011 Operating Officer of the Company
Apr. 2013 Chief Officer for Business Management Operations (presently held)
Jun. 2013 Operating Officer and Director of the Company
Apr. 2015 Managing Officer and Director of the Company
Apr. 2016 Senior Managing Officer and Director of the Company
Apr. 2016 Chief Officer for Driving Safety Promotion Center (presently held)
Apr. 2017 Chief Financial Officer of the Company (Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Corporate Governance and IT) (presently held)
Jun. 2017 Senior Managing Director of the Company (presently held)

⑦ Hideko Kunii

Director

Career Background
Apr. 2009 Associate Director of Ricoh Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2009 Chairperson of Ricoh IT Solutions Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2009 Outside Director of Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (presently held)
Aug. 2009 Member of Gender Equality Bureau Cabinet Office
Apr. 2012 Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Management, Shibaura Institute of Technology
Mar. 2013 Retired from Chairperson of Ricoh IT Solutions Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2013 Retired from Associate Director of Ricoh Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2013 Deputy President, Shibaura Institute of Technology
Oct. 2013 General Manager of Gender Equality Promotion Office, Shibaura Institute of Technology
Jun. 2014 Director of the Company (presently held)
Jun. 2014 Outside Director of Tokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated (currently, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.)  (presently held)
Jun. 2015 Outside Director of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation  (presently held)
Mar. 2018 End of tenure as Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Management, Shibaura Institute of Technology
Mar. 2018 End of tenure as Deputy President, Shibaura Institute of Technology
Mar. 2018 End of tenure as General Manager of Gender Equality Promotion Office, Shibaura Institute of Technology
Apr. 2018 Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Management, Shibaura Institute of Technology (presently held)

⑧ Motoki Ozaki

Director

Career Background
Jun. 2012 Chairman of the Board of Kao Corporation
Jun. 2012 President and Representative Director of The Kao Foundation for Arts and Sciences (presently held)
Mar. 2014 President of Kigyo Mecenat Kyogikai, Association for Corporate Support of the Arts (presently held)
Mar. 2014 End of tenure as Chairman of the Board of Kao Corporation
Jun. 2014 President of New National Theatre Foundation (presently held)
Jun. 2015 Outside Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. (presently held)
Jun. 2016 Director of the Company (presently held)

⑨ Takanobu Ito

Director and Advisor

Career Background
Apr. 1978 Joined Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Apr. 1998 Executive Vice President of Honda R&D Americas, Inc.
Jun. 2000 Director of the Company
Jun. 2001 Senior Managing Director of Honda R&D Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2003 Managing Director of the Company
Jun. 2003 Responsible for Motor Sports
Jun. 2003 President and Representative Director of Honda R&D Co., Ltd. (retired Apr. 2005)
Apr. 2004 General Supervisor, Motor Sports
Apr. 2005 General Manager of Suzuka Factory for Production Operations
Jun. 2005 Managing Officer of the Company
Apr. 2007 Chief Officer for Automobile Operations
Jun. 2007 Senior Managing Director of the Company
Apr. 2009 President and Representative Director of Honda R&D Co., Ltd. (retired Apr. 2010)
Jun. 2009 President and Representative Director of the Company
Apr. 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director of the Company
Apr. 2011 Chief Officer for Automobile Operations
Jun. 2015 Director and Advisor of the Company (presently held)

Directors (Audit and Supervisory Committee Members)

As of June 14, 2018


⑩ Masahiro Yoshida

Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) (full-time)

Career Background
Apr. 1979 Joined Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2007 Responsible for Human Resources and Associate Relations and General Manager of Human Resources Division for Business Support Operations
Jun. 2007 Operating Officer of the Company
Apr. 2008 General Manager of Hamamatsu Factory for Production Operations
Apr. 2010 Chief Officer for Business Support Operations
Jun. 2010 Director of the Company
Apr. 2011 Operating Officer and Director of the Company
Apr. 2012 Compliance Officer of the Company
Apr. 2013 Managing Officer and Director of the Company
Jun. 2016 Corporate Auditor of the Company (full-time)
Jun. 2017 Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) of the Company (full-time)  (presently held)

⑪ Masafumi Suzuki

Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) (full-time)

Career Background
Apr. 1987 Joined Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2010 General Manager of Regional Operation Planning Office for Regional Operations (Europe, the Middle & Near East and Africa)
Apr. 2012 General Manager of Regional Operation Planning Office for Regional Operations (Europe, CIS, the Middle & Near East and Africa)
Apr. 2013 General Manager of Accounting Division for Business Management Operations
Jun. 2017 Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) of the Company (full-time)  (presently held)

⑫ Toshiaki Hiwatari

Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)

Career Background
Jul. 2008 Prosecutor General
Jun. 2010 Retired from office
Sep. 2010 Registered with the Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association
Sep. 2010 Advisor Attorney to TMI Associates (presently held)
Jun. 2012 Corporate Auditor of the Company
Jun. 2012 Outside Auditor of TOYO KANETSU K.K.
Oct. 2012 Outside Director of Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. (presently held)
Jun. 2015 Outside Director (Audit & Supervisory Committee member) of TOYO KANETSU K.K. (presently held)
Oct. 2016 Company Auditor (Outside) of THE KAGOSHIMA BANK, LTD. (presently held)
Jun. 2017 Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) of the Company  (presently held)

⑬ Hideo Takaura

Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)

Career Background
May. 1977 Registered as Japanese CPA
Sep. 2006 Chief Executive Officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata (currently, PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC)
May. 2009 Representative Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata
Jun. 2009 Retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata
Jun. 2009 Outside Auditor of Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (presently held)
Jun. 2015 Corporate Auditor of the Company
Jun. 2017 Outside Director, Audit Committee chaiman of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (presently held)
Jun. 2017 Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) of the Company  (presently held)

⑭ Mayumi Tamura

Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)

Career Background
Jun. 2007 Executive Officer, SVP and Chief Financial Officer of The Seiyu, Ltd. (currently, Seiyu GK)
May. 2010 Executive Officer, SVP and Chief Financial Officer of Wal-Mart Japan Holdings GK(currently, Wal-Mart Japan Holdings KK),
Jul. 2013 End of tenure as Executive Officer, SVP and Chief Financial Officer of Seiyu GK
Jul. 2013 End of tenure as Executive Officer, SVP and Chief Financial Officer of Wal-Mart Japan Holdings GK
Jan. 2014 Retired from Seiyu GK
Jan. 2014 Retired from Wal-Mart Japan Holdings GK
Jun. 2015 Corporate Auditor of the Company
Jun. 2017 Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) of the Company (presently held)
Jun. 2017 Outside Director of Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (presently held)

Operating Officers

As of June 14, 2018

Managing Officers

Takashi Sekiguchi ●Chief Officer, Automobile Operations
Soichiro Takizawa ●President and Director, Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
Michimasa Fujino ●President and Director, Honda Aircraft Company, LLC
Shinji Aoyama

●Vice Chief Officer, Regional Operations (North America)
●Senior Executive Vice President and Director, Honda North America, Inc.

●Senior Executive Vice President and Director, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Noriya Kaihara ●Chief Officer, Purchasing Operations
Toshihiro Mibe ●Executive Vice President and Director, Honda R&D Co.,Ltd.
●Risk Management Officer, Honda R&D Co., Ltd.

Operating Officers

Naoto Matsui ●Chief Officer, IT Operations
Mitsugu Matsukawa ●Executive Vice President and Director, Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
Tetsuo Suzuki ●Representative of Motorcycle DEB, Motorcycle Operations
Issao Mizoguchi ●Chief Officer, Regional Operations (South America)
●President and Director, Honda South America Ltda.
●President and Director, Honda Automoveis do Brasil Ltda.
●President and Director, Moto Honda da Amazonia Ltda.
Yusuke Hori ●Chief Officer, Customer First Operations
Tomomi Kosaka ●Vice President, Fuel Cell System Manufacturing LLC
Noriaki Abe ●Chief Officer, Motorcycle Operations
Toshiyuki Shimabara ●Executive Vice President and Director, Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
Yasuhide Mizuno ●Chief Officer, Regional Operations (China)
●President, Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
●President, Honda Motor Technology (China) Co., Ltd.
Kazuhiro Odaka ●Chief Officer, Human Resources and Corporate Governance Operations
●Compliance Officer
Masayuki Igarashi ●Chief Officer, Regional Operations (Asia & Oceania)
●President and Director, Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Hiroyuki Kachi ●Vice Chief Officer, Production Operations
●Executive in Charge of Corporate Project
Soichi Yamamoto ●President and Representative Director, Honda Engineering Co., Ltd.
●General Manager, Saitama Factory, Production Operations
Katsushi Inoue ●Chief Officer, Regional Operations (Europe Region)
●President and Director, Honda Motor Europe Ltd.
Kimiyoshi Teratani ●Chief Officer, Regional Operations (Japan)
Asako Suzuki ●Vice Chief Officer, Regional Operations (Japan)
●General Manager, Product Planning and Brand Division, Regional Operations (Japan)
Katsuhisa Okuda ●Chief Officer, Power Product Operations
Katsuhide Moriyama ●Chief Officer, Brand and Communication Operations
Keiji Ohtsu ●Chief Quality Officer