DENSO Announces Changes in the Areas of Responsibility of Senior Executive Officers and Executive Officers

May. 29, 2020

KARIYA (Japan) ― DENSO Corporation today announced the addition of four new key positions in the CxO system as of June 1st, and personal changes as follows. The aim of changes is to face unprecedend crisis.

I. Introduction of new key positions in the CxO system on June 1st

Position Executive in charge
CHRO (Chief Human Resources Officer)
Executive Vice President
Yasushi Yamanaka
CCRO (Chief Corporate Revolution Officer) Senior Executive Officer
Yukihiro Shinohara
CMO (Chief Monozukuri Officer) Senior Executive Officer
Yasuhiko Yamazaki
CSwO (Chief Software Officer) Executive Officer
Shinnosuke Hayashi

With the addition of the above four positions, now our CxO system has 11 positions in total.
*Please refer to the "Organizational Changes and Personnel Changes" announced on December 25th, 2019 regarding the introduction of the CxO system.

II. Changes in the Areas of Responsibility of Executives

The following changes will be effective June 1st, 2020

Changes are underlined
Tittle / Name New Current
Executive Vice President Yasushi Yamanaka CQO, CHRO , Safety, Quality, Production, General Administration & Human Resources Center, Safety, Quality & Environment Center, DENSO ABASHIRI TEST CENTER CORP. CQO, Safety, Quality, Production, General Administration & Human Resources Center, Safety, Quality & Environment Center, DENSO ABASHIRI TEST CENTER CORP.
Senior Executive Officer Yukihiro Shinohara CCRO , Corporate Strategy , Corporate Management Electrification Systems Business Group
Senior Executive Officer Yasuhiko Yamazaki CMO 、Production Innovation Center, Manufacturing of Sensor & Semiconductor Business Group Production Innovation Center, Manufacturing of Sensor & Semiconductor Business Group

The following change will be effective June 26th, 2020

Tittle / Name New Current
Executive Vice President Yasushi Yamanaka CQO, CHRO, Safety, Quality, Production, General Administration & Human Resources Center, Safety, Quality & Environment Center CQO, CHRO, Safety, Quality, Production, General Administration & Human Resources Center, Safety, Quality & Environment Center, DENSO ABASHIRI TEST CENTER CORP.

 

 

III. Changes in the Areas of Responsibility of Executive Officers

The following changes will be effective June 1st, 2020

Changes are underlined
Name New Current
Jiro Ebihara Electrification Systems Business Group Electrification Systems Business Group(deputy), Advanced Motor R&D Div.
Shinnosuke Hayashi CSwO , Electronics Platform & Software of Mobility Electronics Business Group , DENSO CREATE INC. Mobility Electronics Business Group(deputy), DENSO CREATE INC.

The following change will be effective June 26th, 2020 

Changes are underlined
Name New Current
Koichi Nagaya Quality Control Div., Safety Health & Environment Div., DENSO ABASHIRI TEST CENTER CORP. Quality Control Div., Safety Health & Environment Div.

 

About DENSO Corporation
DENSO is a $47.6 billion global mobility supplier that develops advanced technology and components for nearly every vehicle make and model on the road today. With manufacturing at its core, DENSO invests in its worldwide 200 facilities to produce thermal, powertrain, mobility, electrification, & electronic systems, to create jobs that directly change how the world moves. The company’s 170,000+ employees are paving the way to a mobility future that improves lives, eliminates traffic accidents, and preserves the environment. Globally headquartered in Kariya, Japan, DENSO spent 9.9 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020. For more information about global DENSO, visit https://www.denso.com/global/en