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Foxconn's new EV exec Jun Seki had insider's view at Nissan, Nidec

Auto industry veteran brings production, supply chain know-how to newcomer

Former Nissan executive and Nidec President Jun Seki will become the chief strategy officer of Foxconn's electric vehicle business from Feb. 1. (Photo by Arisa Moriyama)

TAIPEI/KYOTO, Japan -- After working for both Nissan Motor and Japanese EV motor maker Nidec, Jun Seki will reboot his automotive industry career at one of the electric vehicle market's newest players, Foxconn.

As the chief strategy officer of Foxconn's EV business from Wednesday, Seki will navigate the Taiwanese iPhone assembler's drive to go from zero to a 5% global market share in EVs by 2025.

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