JOHANNESBURG South Africa – Naohiro Yamaguchi has taken over as Isuzu Motors SA’s chairman as of October 1 2021.
He has been with Isuzu Motors since 1986 in leadership roles, becoming international sales office manager (1999-2003) in Japan and then in various general manager positions in Thailand (2003-15), and executive positions specialising in light commercials in India (2015-21).
He will continue as senior executive officer for LCV Business and commence duty as SA chairman while residing in Japan.
‘PLEASED TO HAVE HIM
Billy Tom, Isuzu Motors SA’s president/CEO, told The Corner: ”We’re pleased to have Naohiro, especially given his extensive Isuzu experience.”
Yamaguchi takes over from from Shigeji Sugimoto, chairman since March 2020.