Currently reading: Mazda names new CEO ahead of electric car push
Japanese firm nominates previous North American operations boss Masahiro Moro as its new chief

Mazda has announced Masahiro Moro as its next CEO as it prepares to spend $10.6 billion (£8.7bn) on electrifying its line-up.

Moro headed up the company’s North American operations between January 2016 and June 2021, when he took a position in global senior management.

Speaking in a news conference overnight, he detailed plans to expand the company’s influence in the US – targeting 1000 sales per year from all 360 dealers in the region.

Moro also said he would begin to flesh out the company’s strategy for 2025-2027.

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