The President of Honda Motor announced the resignation from his post

The President of Honda Motor announced the resignation from his post

President of Honda Motor 61-year-old Takanobu ito announced his resignation from the post of head of the firm in June 2015, to continue as Director-counsel. His place will take a 55-year-old managing Director of Honda Takahiro Hachigo.
The President of Honda Motor announced the resignation from his post
Former CEO started his career at Honda Motor in 1978 in the Department of research and development, and his current post received in 2009.
Ito supervised the project is fully aluminum chassis for Honda NSX sports car, which appeared in 1990. In the list of his other achievements include the expansion of company’s plants, which appeared in Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, India and China. In addition, for the duration of the ito were the launches of the new Civic Type R, the next generation Acura NSX and the return of the Honda Formula 1 (as a partner McLaren).
The new President of the company, Takahiro Hachigo, began his career at Honda Motor in 1982 at the position of engineer. During his work, he oversaw the creation of Odyssey minivan first generation for the U.S. market (1999) and CR-V crossover, second generation (2002). In recent years, Hachiko led the European and Chinese units of Honda.
Foreign media associate nursing ito the position of President of the more frequent complaints about the quality of the vehicles Honda. In particular, last year one of the most popular models of this brand, Honda Fit, was recalled six times.
The President of Honda Motor announced the resignation from his post
In addition, the company was in the center of the scandal over faulty airbags