Mitsubishi Fuso Names Yoshiro Motoyama
As New Head of Operations Trucks & Buses
||Yoshiro Motoyama appointed Member of the Board and Senior Vice President of Operations Trucks & Buses, effective April 1, 2014
||Kogame Masashi to retire, effective March 31, 2014
Kawasaki, Japan - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, today announced its reorganization of the company’s Board of Management.
Yoshiro Motoyama (58), currently responsible for truck and bus production operations and planning at MFTBC, has been appointed as Member of the Board and Senior Vice President of Operations Trucks & Buses with responsibility for truck and bus manufacturing, supplier management, and logistics, effective April 1, 2014. He takes over the functions of Masashi Kogame (60), who will retire the company on March 31, 2014.
Dr. Albert Kirchmann, MFTBC President & CEO and Head of Daimler Trucks Asia: “Masashi Kogame brought significant operational improvement to our global truck and bus operations. We thank him for his 38-year dedication for the FUSO brand and wish him all the best in his retirement.”
Yoshihiro Motoyama is taking over responsibility for Operations Trucks & Buses. He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of manufacturing and engineering. Most recently, he was responsible for the global truck and bus operations including manufacturing and delivery of trucks.
“Yoshihiro Motoyama is a proven manufacturing expert. His in-depth knowledge of our manufacturing and operations make him uniquely qualified,” said Dr. Albert Kirchmann.
Based in Kawasaki, Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is one of Asia's leading commercial vehicle manufacturers. In 2013, the company sold a total of about 172,400 vehicles including light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses. 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.
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