Suzuki Announces New COO

Japan's Suzuki Motor Corporation today announced a high-level management change with the appointment of Osamu Suzuki as the company's new president and COO -short for Chief Operating Officer. Osama Suzuki, who is also the firm's chairman and CEO (Chief Executing Officer) replaces Hiroshi Tsuda, who recently resigned due to health reasons, but will continue with SMC in the role of advisor. Furthermore, Suzuki appointed Senior Managing Executive Officers Takashi Nakayama, Takao Hirosawa and Minoru Tamura as new representative board members.