Mitsugu Matsukawa is the president of Honda Development & Manufacturing of America, LLC (HDMA) and is responsible for Honda’s auto manufacturing and development operations in the U.S. As the manufacturing leader for North America, Matsukawa also oversees manufacturing operations at Honda's other auto production plants in Canada and Mexico. Currently a member of the North American Regional Operating Board, he also serves as a managing officer of Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Matsukawa joined Honda Motor Co., Ltd. in 1985.
In 2008, he was named general manager of Production Operations for Honda Motor Co. Two years later, Matsukawa became general manager of Production Operations at Honda's Hamamatsu Factory in Japan.
In 2012, he was named as an operating officer of Honda Motor Co. and promoted to vice president of Honda Motor (China) Investment Co.
In 2013, he was promoted to head of the Drivetrain Business Unit for Automobile Operations at Honda Motor Co.
In 2015, Matsukawa was named chief operating officer of IT Operations and head of supply chain management for Honda Motor Co.'s Automobile Operations.
In 2016, he was named head of Production Operations for Honda Motor Co.
In 2017, Matsukawa was promoted to the executive in charge of Strategy, New Model and Supply Chain Management for Honda Motor Co.
In 2018, Matsukawa joined Honda of America Mfg., Inc. as executive vice president. In this position, he was responsible for strategy and the development of business planning and deployment.
In 2019, he became president of Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
Matsukawa assumed his current role as president of HDMA when the company was established on April 1, 2021, unifying within one new company all of Honda’s U.S. auto manufacturing facilities in the U.S. related to frame, engine and transmission, along with related engineering and purchasing operations, and the automobile product development operations of Honda R&D Americas, LLC.
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