Subaru of Indiana Automotive has promoted Fumiaki Hayata (pictured) to chairman and chief executive officer and Ryota Fukumizu (pictured) to president and chief operating officer.
Other changes include:
- Koji Morikawa – appointed to chief financial officer
- Tatsuya Ota – named chief quality officer
- Scott Brand – promoted to executive vice resident and vice president of human resources & corporate social responsibility
- Doug Meyer – appointed to vice president of legal & compliance
Hayata will also serve concurrently as chief general manager of overseas sales and marketing. He previously served on the SIA management team in the purchasing department from March 1989 until April 1997.
Fukumizu previously served on the SIA senior management team in the manufacturing engineering department from May 1992 until June 1997 and again from August 2010 until September 2014.
Morikawa will also serve concurrently as general manager of North American Business Planning. He previously served as vice president and corporate planning and chief financial officer for the company.
Ota previously served as executive vice president over the manufacturing and manufacturing engineering departments. He has been with the company since 2014.
Brand joined SIA in 1989 and has served in several officer and management roles throughout his career, including most recently as a member of the operations committee as senior vice president responsible for administration and quality control.
Meyer will be responsible for assessing compliance and/or operational risks and developing risk management strategies.