Hajime Seikaku is the brand new Vice President of Mazda’s European Analysis & Growth Centre efficient 1 October 2018. The 53 yr outdated involves the Oberursel, Germany facility from Mazda’s Automobile Growth Division in Japan.
Previous to that, he served in varied automobile and components growth capacities for each Mazda and Ford in Europe and Japan. Seikaku first joined Mazda in 1987 after graduating in electrical engineering at Shibaura Institute of Expertise in Tokyo.
“Mr. Seikaku brings a wealth of auto growth experience and is aware of the necessities and preferences of European market and its clients very effectively,” says Mazda Motor Europe President & CEO Jeff Guyton. “We’re delighted to have somebody be part of us with such a useful stage of expertise after greater than 30 years at Mazda.”
Seikaku succeeds Matsuhiro Tanaka, 57, who has held the place since September 2016. Tanaka is returning to Japan, the place he’ll assume the function of Basic Supervisor Chassis Dynamics Growth Division.
At Mazda’s European Analysis & Growth Centre in Oberursel, engineers are analysing new applied sciences in addition to growing components and equipment for the European market. Additionally it is the bottom of one among Mazda’s three international design studios.
Vice President & Basic Supervisor
R&D Centre, Mazda Motor Europe
|October 2018||Vice President & Basic Supervisor R&D Centre, Mazda Motor Europe|
|April 2016||Inside & Exterior Elements Growth Division|
|September 2010||Seats & Occupant Safety System Growth Group|
|August 2009||Trims Growth Group|
|September 2008||Inside & Exterior Elements Growth|
|June 2006||Automobile Growth Division|
|April 2005||Automobile Engineering Division, Mazda Motor Company|
|July 2003||Dispatched to Ford Motor Firm, UK|
|August 2002||Dispatched to Mazda Automóviles Espana, Spain|
|April 2001||Dispatched to Ford Motor Firm, UK|
|March 1987||Joined Mazda Motor Company, a number of positions in inside components engineering|
|Training||1987: College diploma in Electrical Engineering,
Shibaura Institute of Expertise, Tokyo, Japan
|Born||December 26, 1964