Personnel Topics

Change in Local Management (February 2021)

Effective February 1, 2021, Mr. Yusuke Takayama assumes the following position within the MAHLE Group.

  • Director and General Manager, MAHLE Behr Thermal Systems

Change in Local Management (November 2020)

Effective November 1, 2020, Ms. Didem Ekiz assumes the following position within the MAHLE Group. Ms. Ekiz assumes the role from Mr. Joaquin Martori.

  • General Manager, Aftermarket, Japan

CV of Didem Ekiz [PDF; 68 KB]

Change in Local Management (June 2020)

Effective June 1, 2020, Mr. Yasuhiro Kinoshita assumes the following positions within the MAHLE Group. Mr. Kinoshita assumes the role from Mr. Takahisa Yamashita. Mr. Yamashita has taken a different role within the MAHLE Group.

  • Vice President, Filtration and Engine Peripherals business unit, Asia 1
  • President & Representative Director, MAHLE Filter Systems Japan Corporation

CV of Yasuhiro Kinoshita [PDF; 73 KB]

Change in Local Management (May 2020)

Effective May 1, 2020, Dr. Christian Binkert assumes the position of Vice President, Finance, Accounting, and IT, Asia/Pacific. Dr. Binkert assumes the role from Jean-Marc Figari, who has decided to leave the company.

General Topics

New Locations (February 2021)

With effect from February 1, 2021, MAHLE has taken over the air conditioning business in Japan, Thailand, and the USA from the former Keihin Corporation (now Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.). The antitrust authorities have given their approval. Four production sites (of which two are in Japan, one each in Thailand and USA) and one development center are now being integrated into the MAHLE Group. With this acquisition, MAHLE is strengthening its position in the field of air conditioning systems. This is one of the strategic future fields of the group.

Location Change (August 2020)

Effective August 24, 2020, the Osaka office has relocated to a new location. Telephone number remains unchanged.

New office address is as follows:

12F, 1-8-30 Tenmabashi, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Osaka 530-6012 Japan

Location Change (May 2020)

Effective May 25, 2020, the Hiroshima office has relocated to a new location. Telephone number remains unchanged.

New office address is as follows:

5F, 1-3-2 Kamiya-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima 730-0031 Japan

Contact for Press & Journalists

Corporate Communications, Asia1

info.jp@mahle.com