Kenichiro Ito

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Kenichiro Ito
Member of the Board of Directors
Senior Executive Officer
DENSO Corporation

Brief personal history
Apr. 1985   Joined DENSO CORPORATION
Jun. 2012   Executive Director, DENSO CORPORATION
Apr. 2019   Senior Executive Officer, DENSO CORPORATION
Jun. 2021   Member of the Board of Directors and Senior Executive Officer,
                   DENSO CORPORATION (current position)

Kenichiro Ito is member of the board of directors and senior executive officer of DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi, Japan.

Ito graduated from Hitotsubashi University with a commerce degree. In 1985, he joined DENSO Corporation (formerly Nippondenso Co.,Ltd), and was assigned Air-conditioning planning division.

In 2003, he began an assignment DENSO Thermal System S.p.A in Italy to lead thermal system business planning in Europe. After returning to Japan in 2011, he was assigned the director of Corporate Planning Division to promote Mid Term Plan.

In June 2016, he was promoted to executive director and lead the Management innovation which includes finance and accounting. In 2016, he was appointed as CEO of DENSO North America. In 2019, he was prompted and senior executive director. After returning to Japan, he was nominated as CHRO (Chief Human Resource Officer) . In June 2021 he was promoted to member of the board of directors and senior executive officer.