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Mazda to appoint Masahiro Moro as new president and CEO

Moro gained overseas experience as head of automaker's North American operations

Masahiro Moro, Mazda's Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, will take over as the automaker's new president in June. (Photo by Kotaro Abe)

TOKYO -- Mazda Motor on Friday announced that the company will appoint Masahiro Moro, Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, as the automaker's new president and CEO.

The 62-year-old will officially take over following the company's annual general shareholders meeting in June. This will be the first change of president in five years.

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