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LOS ANGELES — Company variations at Honda Motor Co. are not only going on in...

LOS ANGELES — Company variations at Honda Motor Co. are not only going on in Japan with a new CEO introduced Friday, but also at the company’s U.S. headquarters in California with a new vice president of operations and new product sales chief at the Acura division.

Mamadou Diallo, 36, assistant vice president of countrywide product sales at Acura, has been promoted to vice president of car operations starting up April one. Changing him in the product sales put up will be Emile Korkor, 43, currently assistant vice president of Acura Gross sales and Advertising in Canada, the organization told Automotive News.

Diallo joined American Honda Motor Co. in 2001 and has obtained frequent promotions in just the Acura product sales division. He was named to his existing put up in October 2019. Korkor commenced at Honda Canada in finance in 1990 before transferring to product or service scheduling and Acura product sales. He has been in his existing put up considering that April 2019.

In a information to Acura sellers, Diallo explained the organizational variations staying created at American Honda will make it a leaner, a lot more centered organization.

“As you know, around the earlier eighteen months we have been endeavor organizational variations at American Honda as we operate to grow to be a a lot more lean, effective and unified organization. I want you to be the to start with to know that, powerful April one, I will be using on a new position as vice president, Auto Functions,” Diallo explained.

“Though I will no for a longer time be associated with the day-to-day product sales endeavours for Acura, relaxation assured that I am going to have my passion and commitment to Acura into my new part primary the company’s Merchandise Setting up, Gross sales & Generation Setting up, and Logistics divisions for both the Acura and Honda brand names,” Diallo extra.

Korkor explained in a new bio that he has been dedicated to the Acura brand for the duration of 20 of the 21 several years he has worked at Honda.

“I believe in this brand and the passion of all these connected to it, specially our supplier community that will make sure our achievement indefinitely,” he explained.