Hiroshi joined GBQ in 2022 with more than 30 years of experience supporting global automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers, especially Japanese manufacturers on North American soil. A Japanese native, his multi-cultural background and international business knowledge coupled with his career in engineering, management, sales and business development contribute toward his commitment to empowering growth among cross-border clients.
Successfully leading and exceeding global sales initiatives and program launches in support of several Japanese multinational automotive manufacturers, including Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota, Hiroshi also has experience overseeing initiatives to streamline facets of automotive operations related to materials, inventory and logistics, quality control and operations.
An inventor of four automotive-related U.S. patents and the recipient of highly regarded industry accolades, the foundation of Hiroshi’s success lies in his mechanical engineering and product design and development background. His unique ability to create solutions while broadening customer relations ensures he will continue to connect Japanese automotive and business clients’ unique needs with GBQ’s expertise.
- Arizona State University — B.S., Mechanical Engineering