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伊東孝紳

Engineer , entrepreneur , chief executive officer , company director

Takanobu Ito is a Japanese senior business executive at Honda Motor Co. , who has served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director of Honda since June 2009.

Background

Ito, Takanobu was born on August 29, 1953.

Education

Master in Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan.

Career

Engineer and various leadership positions in Research and Development operations Honda Motor Limited company, 1978—1997. Director Honda Research and Development Company, 1997—1998, executive vice president, Americas, 1998—2000, managing director, 2000—2001, senior managing director, 2001—2003, president, director, 2003—2007. General supervisor Honda Motor Sports, 2004.

General manager, Suzuka factory Honda Motor Limited company, 2005—2007, managing officer, 2005—2007, chief operating officer automobile operations, 2007—2009, senior managing director, 2007—2009, president, chief executive, since 2009. Board directors Honda Motor Limited company, since 2007.