• 15 - 17 January, 2020
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Opening Ribbon-cutting Ceremony

36 Top Executives from Automotive Industry attended the ceremony

to celebrate the opening of AUTOMOTIVE WORLD 2019!

Scene of Opening Ceremony in 2019

List of Opening Ribbon Cutting Dignitaries who attended the ceremony in 2019

Automakers

< Japanese Automakers >

Yoshiharu Itai
Managing Officer
HONDA R&D CO., LTD.

Shin Okamoto
General Manager, R&D Technical Administration Div.
MAZDA MOTOR CORP.

Shunichi Toyomasu
Fellow
NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.

Keiji Yamamoto
Executive Vice President,
Connected Company
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

< Overseas Automakers >

Huichao Zhao
Vice General Manager
CHINA FAW CO., LTD. NEW ENERGY INSTITUTE

Alexander Ehrmann
Product Planning & Strategy Director
FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Tadashi (Tad) Wakamatsu
Managing Director
GENERAL MOTORS JAPAN LTD.

Ming Luo
General Manager
GREAT WALL JAPAN MOTOR CO., LTD.

Seongyeop Lim
President CEO
HYUNDAI MOTOR JAPAN R&D CENTER, INC.

Helge Neuner
Group Research, Head of Automated Driving
VOLKSWAGEN AG

Component Manufacturers

Tsuneomi Sasaki
Senior Managing Officer
ADVICS CO., LTD.

Kozo Yamaguchi
Executive Vice President
AISIN AW CO., LTD.

Takaaki Nakano
Managing Officer
AISIN SEIKI CO., LTD.

Takashi (Thomas) Kimoto
Director
ALPSALPINE CO., LTD.

Klaus Meder
President and Representative Director
BOSCH CORP.

Keiji Toyoda
Board of Management
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE CORP.

Shinnosuke Hayashi
Executive Director
DENSO CORP.

Toshiyasu Asai
Senior Executive Officer and Director
DENSO TEN LIMITED

Kimiya Yamaashi
Executive Officer, CTO
HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.

Tomoaki Inoue
Vice President
JATCO LTD.

Masahiro Murata
Executive Technical Advisor
JTEKT CORPORATION

Tomoya Abe
Managing Officer and Representative Director
KEIHIN CORP.

Young Jae Kwon
Division Leader, VC Product Planning Division, Vehicle Components Company
LG ELECTRONICS

Hiromitsu Iwabuchi
Representative Director
MAGNA INTERNATIONAL JAPAN INC.

Kazuya Hayafune
First Senior Vice President
NIDEC CORPORATION

Toshiki Saito
Senior Vice President
NIDEC ELESYS CORPORATION

Katsuhiro Wada
President and CEO
OMRON AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS CO. LTD.

Sj Liao
President & CEO
PEGATRON

Taketoshi Sakurai
Corporate Officer
TOKAI RIKA CO., LTD.

Masaru Ogino
Senior Managing Director
TOYOTA TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Ali Ordoobadi
Representative Director and President
VALEO JAPAN CO., LTD.

Telecom Carrier

Atsushi Akagi
Managing Executive Officer
KDDI CORPORATION

Takehiro Nakamura
Senior Vice President
NTT DOCOMO, INC.

Semiconductor Manufacturers

Ikuya Kawasaki
President, Representative Director
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES JAPAN K.K.

Sam Rogan
President and Representative Director
XILINX K.K.

Organiser

Tad Ishizumi
President
REED EXHIBITIONS JAPAN LTD.

(in random order, honorifics omitted, as of Jan. 16, 2019)