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Yamaha Motor: Announcement of Personnel Changes in the Office of Executive Officers

December 23, 2021

IWATA, December 23, 2021—Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announces that the Company finalized the following executive and executive officer changes at the Board of Directors meeting held on December 23, 2021.
Also note that with exception for the change in directors effective January 1, 2022, the changes for all directors and executive officers will be formally decided at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be held in late March 2022 as well as at the Board of Directors meeting to follow.



Changes Affecting Directors (effective January 1, 2022)

YANAGI,
Hiroyuki
Director (Current: Chairman and Director)
WATANABE,
Katsuaki
Chairman and Representative Director
(Current: Executive Vice President and Representative Director)

Changes Affecting Directors (effective late March, 2022)

1.New Director candidate
MATSUYAMA,
Satohiko
Current: Senior Executive Officer,
Chief General Manager of Manufacturing Center

※In charge of Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Procurement, Power Products effective January 1,2022
SHITARA,
Motofumi
Current: Executive Officer
Managing Director of Yamaha Motor India Pvt. Ltd.,
and Managing Director of India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd.,
and Managing Director of Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd.

※In charge of Human Resources & General Affairs, Corporate Planning & Finance, IT, Market Development, Customer Experience effective January 1, 2022
Jin Song Montesano
(Outside)
2. Director resignation
YANAGI,
Hiroyuki
Current: Chairman and Director
※Director effective January 1, 2022
YAMAJI,
Katsuhito
Current: Managing Executive Officer and Director

Changes Affecting Executive Officers (late March 2022)

3.Changes in positions of Executive Officers
SHITARA,
Motofumi
Senior Executive Officer
(Current: Executive Officer, Managing Director of Yamaha Motor India Pvt. Ltd.,
and Managing Director of India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd.,
and Managing Director of Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd.)

※in charge of Human Resources & General Affairs, Corporate Planning & Finance, IT, Market Development, Customer Experience effective January 1, 2022
Dyonisius
Beti
Senior Executive Officer
(Current: Executive Officer, COO of PT. Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing)
Micheal
Chrzanowski
Executive Officer (Current: Deputy Executive Officer, Senior Vice President of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.)
※President of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. effective January1 ,2022
Jeffrey
Young
Executive Officer (Current: Deputy Executive Officer, President of Yamaha Motor Finance Corporation U.S.A.)
※Chairman of Yamaha Motor Finance Corporation U.S.A. effective February 1,2022
4. New Executive Officer candidates
KOMATSU,
Kenji
Current: Senior General Manager of Automotive Development Section, Technical Research & Development Center
※Deputy Chief General Manager of Technical Research & Development Center effective January 1, 2022
EGASHIRA,
Ayako
Current: Executive General Manager of Robotics Business Unit, Solution Business Operations
HASHIMOTO,
Mitsuru
President and Representative Director of Yamaha Motor Biz Partner Co., Ltd.
※Chief General Manager of Human Resources & General Affairs Center effective January 1, 2022
5. Executive Officer resignations
KUWATA,
Kazuhiro
Current: Senior Executive Officer, President of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.
NAGAYA,
Akihiro
Current: Executive Officer, Chief General Manager of Creative Center 

Changes Affecting Fellows (Effective from April 1, 2022)

6. Fellow Candidate
IIDA,
Minoru
Senior General Manager of Research & Development Section, Technical Research & Development Center
※in charge of R&D area, Technical Research & Development Center effective January 1,2022

Main businesses of the group companies referenced above;
・Yamaha Motor India Pvt. Ltd.: Regional control company in India
・India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd.: Manufacture, export and sales of motorcycles in India
・Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt.Ltd.: Sales of motorcycles and related parts in India
・PT. Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing: Manufacture and sales of motorcycles in Indonesia
・Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America: Manufacture and development of golf cars, personal watercraft, all-terrain vehicles, Recreational Off-highway vehicles and other products in the U.S.A.
・Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.: Import and sales of Yamaha Motor products in the U.S.A
・Yamaha Motor Finance Corporation, U.S.A.: Provide Dealer Finance and Retail Finance
・Yamaha Motor Biz Partner Co., Ltd. : Employee welfare & benefits services for YMC group, Consignment business of Accounting operations and Personnel affairs & labor environment, Business of Temporary Staffing/Outsourcing, Recruitment/Reemployment support/Education

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