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Announcement of Organizational and Personnel Changes

November 12, 2010

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. announces the following organizational and personnel changes, effective November 15, 2010.

Organizational changes

 

Marine Business Operations

 

Changes are being made in the organizational structure of the Boat Business Unit, Marine Business Operations for the purpose of improving the efficiency of its sales and management operations. The existing Sales & Marketing Division and Marine Parts & Accessories Sales Division of this Unit are reorganized as the 1st Sales & Marketing Division and the 2nd Sales & Marketing Division respectively.

Personnel changes

1. Changes in duties of Director

(Name)

(New position)

(Current position)

Hiroyuki Suzuki

Senior Executive Officer and Director, Managing Director of India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd.

Senior Executive Officer and Director, Chief General Manager of Manufacturing Center and Chief General Manager in charge of power products business

2. Changes in duties of Senior Executive Officers and Executive Officers

(Name)

(New position)

(Current position)

Masahiro Takizawa

Senior Executive Officer, Senior General Manager of Corporate Planning Section, General Manager of Corporate Planning Division, Corporate Planning Section, Chief General Manager of Parts Business Unit and Chief General Manager in charge of power products business

Senior Executive Officer, Senior General Manager of Corporate Planning Section, General Manager of Corporate Planning Division, Corporate Planning Section and Chief General Manager of Parts Business Unit

Hiroshi Yoshii

Executive Officer, Senior General Manager of Manufacturing Technology Section, Technology Center

Executive Officer, Senior General Manager of Engine Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

Katsuaki Watanabe

Executive Officer, Chief General Manager of Manufacturing Center

Executive Officer, Senior General Manager of Body Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

3. Change in duties of Senior General Managers

(Name)

(New position)

(Current position)

Takashi Terabayashi

Senior General Manager of Manufacturing Planning Section, Manufacturing Center and General Manager of Overseas Production Division, Manufacturing Planning Section, Manufacturing Center

General Manager of 4th SyS Division, Body Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

Taketoshi Gojyo

Senior General Manager of Body Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

General Manager of 3rd SyS Division, Engine Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

Katsuhito Yamaji

Senior General Manager of Engine Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

Senior General Manager of Manufacturing Technology Section, Technology Center

4. Change in duties of General Managers

(Name)

(New position)

(Current position)

Yoshikazu Marui

General Manager of 4th SyS Division, Body Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

Manager of 4th SyS Division, Body Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

Yasuhiko Matsumoto

General Manager of 5th SyS Division, Body Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

Manager of 5th SyS Division, Body Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

Takayoshi Inamura

General Manager of 2nd SyS Division, Engine Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

Manager of 1st SyS Division, Engine Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

Yoshihiko Ootsu

General Manager of 3rd SyS Division, Engine Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center and General Manager of Hamamatsu South Factory, Engine Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

General Manager of Hamamatsu South Factory, Engine Manufacturing Section, Manufacturing Center

Akihiko Hoshiba

General Manager of Engineering Development Division, Engineering Section, Marine Engine Business Unit, Marine Business Operations

Manager of Design Division, Engineering Section, Marine Engine Business Unit, Marine Business Operations

5. Personnel changes in group companies

(Name)

(New position)

(Current position)

Keiichi Yamamoto

President and Representative Director of Maricom Tokai Co., Ltd.

Senior Manager of Sales & Marketing Division, Boat Business Unit, Marine Business Operations

Masateru Shiomi

President and Representative Director of Y's Gear Co., Ltd. and President of Yamaha Motor Distribution Latin America, Inc.

President and Representative Director of Y's Gear Co., Ltd.

Kazuhiro Kamo

President of Zhuzhou Yamaha Motor Shock-absorber Co., Ltd.

Manager of Overseas Production Division, Manufacturing Planning Section, Manufacturing Center

Akito Matsuo

Managing Director of Yamaha Motor Cambodia Co., Ltd.

Yamaha Motor Cambodia Co., Ltd.

Abbreviation;

SyS: System Supplier

Main businesses of the group companies referenced above;

 

India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd.:

   

Manufacture and sales of motorcycles in India; and exporting motorcycles

 

Maricom Tokai Co., Ltd.:

   

Operation and management of marinas, marine-related rental businesses and marine sports classes; and sale and repair of boats in Japan

 

Y's Gear Co., Ltd.:

   

Development, manufacture, procurement and sales of genuine parts, after-sale parts and accessories for Yamaha motorcycles and marine-related genuine parts, fittings, equipment and accessories in Japan

 

Yamaha Motor Distribution Latin America, Inc.:

   

U.S. based company engaged in the import and export of spare parts and accessories to dealers in the Latin American and Caribbean markets

 

Zhuzhou Yamaha Motor Shock-absorber Co., Ltd.:

   

Manufacture of motorcycle suspensions and their component parts in China

 

Yamaha Motor Cambodia Co., Ltd.:

   

Manufacture and sales of motorcycles and sales of related parts in Cambodia

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