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DENSO Corporation Announces Management Changes

April 2007
 Filed under: CORPORATE Car News | CORPORATE Headlines
KARIYA, Japan, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- DENSO Corporation today announced changes to its board of directors and managing officers. Changes will take place after the annual shareholders meeting on June 26.
New Directors appointed to the Board:
Akihiko Saito, Chairman (from Vice Chairman)
Nobuaki Katoh, Senior Managing Director (from Managing Officer)
Kenji Ohya, Senior Managing Director (from Managing Officer)
Koji Kobayashi, Senior Managing Director (from Managing Officer)
Kazuo Hironaka, Senior Managing Director (from Managing Officer)
Sojiro Tsuchiya, Senior Managing Director (from Managing Officer)

New Managing Officers:
Akihiro Yukawa, Managing Officer (Engine Electrical Systems Product Division)
Masahiko Itoh, Managing Officer (Air-conditioning Product Division)
Yoshihiro Saka, Managing Officer (DENSO MEXICO S.A. DE C.V.)
Toshiyuki Kato, Managing Officer (Toyota Sales Department)
Sadahiro Usui, Managing Officer (Engine Electrical Systems Planning Department)

Board of Director and Managing Officer retirements include:
Hiromu Okabe (from Chairman)
Takao Inukai (from Executive Vice President)
Kazuo Matsumoto (from Executive Vice President)
Michio Fukuzaki (from Senior Managing Director)
Mineo Hanai (from Senior Managing Director)
Minoru Ohta (from Managing Officer)

DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global supplier of advanced technology, systems and components. Its customers include all the world's major carmakers. Worldwide, the company employs approximately 112,000 people in 32 countries and regions, including Japan. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007 totaled US$30.6 billion. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya stock exchanges.
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In the Americas, DENSO employs more than 15,000 people at 39 companies with consolidated sales of US$6.5 billion for the above fiscal year. Southfield, Mich.-based DENSO International America, Inc., serves as DENSO's North American headquarters.
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Source: DENSO Corporation

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