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February 23, 2016

Honda announces its Formula One organizational changes for 2016

Tokyo - February 23, 2016

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has announced today its annual organizational and personnel changes, including Operating Officers and Directors’ changes, effective April 1, 2016. In line with this decision, Honda has implemented changes in its managerial structure that oversees Honda’s Formula One (F1) project.

Honda Motor Co., Ltd will appoint a new Director role to oversee and supervise all F1 related undertakings to strengthen the organizational structure for Honda’s F1 project.

Yoshiyuki MATSUMOTO
・Senior Managing Officer and Director, Supervising Director of F1 Project, Honda Motor Co., Ltd
・President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director, Honda R&D Co., Ltd.

Furthermore, in accordance with the organizational changes in Honda R&D Co., Ltd,
Yusuke HASEGAWA has been assigned to replace Yasuhisa ARAI to oversee the development, manufacturing and management of the F1 project.

Yusuke HASEGAWA
・Executive Chief Engineer and Head of F1 Project, Honda R&D Co., Ltd. As of March 1, 2016

Yasuhisa ARAI
・Senior Managing Officer, Honda R&D Co., Ltd. As of March 1, 2016