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February 24, 2014

Notice Concerning Management Change

February 24, 2014 - The Board of Directors of Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (the “Company”), at its meeting held on February 24, 2014, has decided on changes in its Operating Officers as of April 1, 2014 and June 2014 and has decided on a plan for changes in its Directors as of June 2014. Those changes in its Directors as of June 2014 are subject to approval at the General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company scheduled to be held in June 2014.

Particulars:

1. Planned changes in Operating Officers (as of April 1, 2014)

Operating Officers to change titles

Name New Title Current Title
Koichi Fukuo Senior Managing Officer Managing Officer
Seiji Kuraishi Managing Officer Operating Officer
Toshiaki Mikoshiba Managing Officer Operating Officer
Yoshi Yamane Managing Officer Operating Officer
Takahiro Hachigo Managing Officer Operating Officer

Operating Officers to be newly appointed

Name Current Title
Tetsuo Suzuki Senior Managing Officer and Director of Honda R&D Co., Ltd.
President and Representative Director of Honda Racing Corporation
Issao Mizoguchi Senior Vice President and Director of Honda South America Ltda.
President and Director of Moto Honda da Amazonia Ltda.
Toshihiro Mibe Managing Officer of Honda R&D Co., Ltd.
Yusuke Hori Director of Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd
Tomomi Kosaka Vice President and Director of Honda of America Mfg. Inc.
Noriaki Abe General Manager of Overseas Operation Office No.2., Regional Operations (Asia and Oceania)
Toshiyuki Shimabara General Manager of Motorcycle Production Planning Division, Motorcycle Operations
Yasuhide Mizuno President of Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., Ltd.

< As of June 2014 >

Officers to retire

Name Title as of April 1, 2014
Hidenobu Iwata Senior Managing Officer
Manabu Nishimae Managing Officer
Hiroshi Kobayashi Managing Officer
Masahiro Takedagawa Managing Officer
Katsushi Watanabe Managing Officer
Hiroshi Sasamoto Operating Officer
Hiroyuki Yamada Operating Officer

Mr. Hiroshi Sasamoto is expected to assume the office of President and Representative Director of Yachiyo Industry Co., Ltd., and Mr. Hiroyuki Yamada is expected to assume the office of President and Representative Director of Honda Trading Corporation.

2. Planned changes in Directors (as of June 2014)

Directors to be newly appointed

Name New Title Title as of April 1, 2014
Toshihiko Nonaka Managing Officer and Director Managing Officer
    Current Title
Dr. Hideko Kunii Director Deputy President,
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Management and General Manager, Gender Equality Promotion Office,
Shibaura Institute of Technology

Dr. Hideko Kunii is a candidate for the outside director defined under the provision of the Companies Act

Directors to retire

Name Title as of April 1, 2014
Kensaku Hogen Director
Takeo Fukui Director and Advisor

Mr. Takeo Fukui is to become an Advisor of the Company.

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