Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI ) install Chief Regional Officers to enhance business strategies in Latin America & Asia-Pacific.
Through creation of the posts MHI aims to enhance its marketing capabilities by strengthening its relationships with government agencies and important customers in the two regions and by further advancing cross-functional coordination among its various business operations. The Chief Regional Officers will also provide support in formulating locally rooted regional strategies and in achieving swift decision-making. The new framework is also designed to streamline corporate services to Group companies operating in the two regions.
Effective September 1, Yoshihiko Aihara, General Manager of the Machinery & Steel Infrastructure Systems business division, will be transferred to Mitsubishi Indústrias Pesadas do Brasil Ltda. to begin his assignment as the first Chief Regional Officer of Latin America.
The post of Chief Regional Officer of Asia-Pacific operations will be filled, effective October 1, by Yukinori Horiguchi, Senior Vice President and Deputy Head of Global Strategic Planning & Operations Headquarters. His duties will be carried out based in Singapore.