Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, today announced important personnel changes in domestic sales.
Mr. Akio Suehiro, currently Senior Vice President and Head of Mitsubishi Fuso Sales Japan, will retire as of June 30, 2015. He joined the company in 1980 and successfully worked in different leadership positions in R&D and Quality Management. In 2011, he took over the position of Senior Vice President and Head of Mitsubishi Fuso Sales Japan.
As of June 1, 2015, Mr. Tameo Miwa, former Head of Sales Center Minami-Kanto & Koshin, succeeded Mr. Suehiro as Head of Mitsubishi Fuso Sales Japan. Joining the company in 1986, Mr. Miwa is an expert with a solid background in sales in Japan and has close relationships with customers.
Mr. Marc Llistosella, Head of Daimler Trucks Asia, MFTBC President and CEO, stated: “We would like to express our appreciation to Mr. Suehiro for his great contribution to the company for the last 35 years. He has helped modernize the company with the consolidation of our own retail network in Japan, as well as the contribution to our sustainability concepts, including the introduction of iPads as tools for all sales and customer service personnel, the establishment of new service center in Yame, Kyushu, Japan, and the renewal launch of the Iwaki outlet. His successor Mr. Miwa is a dedicated person with 20 years of experience and strong leadership in the Japanese market. I am confident he will support us on our way forward.”
Based in Kawasaki, Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers. In 2014, the company sold a total of about 174.595 vehicles including light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses, a 1.7% increase over the previous year. Daimler AG owns 89.29% of MFTBC shares and various Mitsubishi group companies own 10.71% of MFTBC shares. MFTBC is an integral part of the Daimler Trucks Division of Daimler AG.