- Shusuke "Kory" Koreeda to transfer to Mazda North American Operations
RICHMOND HILL, ON, March 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Mazda Canada Inc. (MCI) today
announced the appointment of Masaharu Kondo to the position of
President of MCI, effective April 1, 2016.
Kondo, currently Deputy General Manager of Global Sales & Marketing
Division at Mazda Motor Corporation (MC), will succeed Shusuke "Kory"
Koreeda, who is being transferred to Mazda North American Operations.
With 28 years' experience with Mazda, Kondo has served in a variety of
executive positions at Mazda's headquarters in Hiroshima, Japan and
with Mazda Motor Europe, including overseeing Mazda Motor Poland as
In making the announcement, Akira Marumoto, Executive Vice President;
Assistant to President; Oversight of Operations in the Americas and
Corporate Planning Domain for Mazda Motor Corporation, said, "I would
like to express my gratitude to Kory for his leadership and the
contributions he has made to Mazda in Canada. I am confident that
Kondo's wealth of international experience will ensure continued
success in Canada and help take the company into the next phase of our
Kondo has spent most of his career working for international markets in
various sales and marketing roles, including General Manager of the
Market Support for Overseas Sales Divisions at MC where he was
responsible for product marketing, new model launches, and customer
satisfaction initiatives for Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin
Mazda Canada Inc. is responsible for the sales and marketing, customer
service and parts support of Mazda vehicles in Canada. Headquartered in
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Mazda Canada has a nationwide network of 165
dealerships. For additional information visit Mazda Canada's media
website at www.media.mazda.ca.
SOURCE Mazda Canada Inc.
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