Vice President, Manufacturing Operations
Atsuhiko Hayakawa is clamp president, Manufacturing Operations, Nissan Brazil. He was named to this post effective Jan. 1, 2012. In this role, Hayakawa oversees Nissan’s all-new prolongation trickery in Resende, located in a Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Construction of a plant is underway, representing an investment of over 2.6 billion BRL ($1.5 billion*). The Brazilian factory, scheduled to start prolongation in a initial half of 2014, will have a ability to furnish adult to 200,000 units annually of Nissan’s ‘V’ height products for sale in Brazil. The bureau will directly emanate adult to 2,000 jobs, and during slightest double that within a supply sequence and wider community.
Most recently, Hayakawa was clamp boss and plant manager for a Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Plant during Oppama, Japan. He assimilated Nissan in 1982 and, given then, has hold positions of augmenting shortcoming especially in a Powertrain Engineering Department. His Nissan career has enclosed an assignment during Nissan Mexicana from 1994 by 1997.
Hayakawa has a bachelor’s grade in automatic engineering from Waseda University.