Toshiaki MikoshibaUK – Toshiaki Mikoshiba will become managing operating officer, Honda Motor Company, chief operating officer for Regional Operations (Europe Region) and president, Honda Motor Europe. After holding these responsibilities for three years, Manabu Nishimae will relocate to Japan as managing operating officer, Honda Motor Company.

Honda Motor Europe’s three senior vice-presidents, Ian Howells, Philip Ross and Koji Arai, will remain in their roles and support Mikoshiba during the transition.

Mikoshiba joined Honda in 1980 and has served in a number of senior roles around the world.