Management Change Head of Operations
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation
December 16, 2016
Kawasaki, Japan–Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, announces an important personnel change for Head of Operations.
Yoshiro Motoyama, currently Senior Vice President and Head of Operations Trucks and Buses for MFTBC, will be appointed as Senior Advisor as of 1st of January, 2017. Mr. Motoyama joined Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in 1980. Throughout his professional career, he has been engaged in manufacturing and engineering. In 2010, he was appointed Director of Operations of Trucks & Buses in MFTBC. In 2014, he became Senior Vice President, and Head of Operations, Trucks and Buses. During his time, he made numerous improvements to the Kawasaki Plant’s layout and to over-all work efficiencies throughout production at MFTBC, among other contributions.
Succeeding Motoyama, Mr. Sven Graeble, currently Director, Marketing & Network, Daimler Trucks Asia, will be appointed as Senior Vice President and Head of Operations Trucks and Buses for MFTBC beginning 1st of January 2017. Mr. Graeble began his career with Daimler in 2001 in the International Management Associate program. From there he worked in various positions within the company. In 2009 he moved to India and started working at Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) as the Project Lead for the truck plant. In this role he led the planning and construction of the Oragadam plant until its completion. In 2012 he was promoted to Vice President – Head of Operations and Manufacturing Engineering for DICV. In 2015 he moved from India to Japan and joined MFTBC as Director, Marketing & Network, Daimler Trucks Asia.
MFTBC at a Glance
Based in Kawasaki, Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers. In 2015, the company sold a total of about 154,400 vehicles including light, medium and heavy duty trucks and buses under the Fuso Brand. MFTBC is an integral part of the Daimler Trucks division of Daimler AG, with 89.29% of its shares are owned by Daimler AG, and10.71% by various Mitsubishi group companies.