Mazda Motor Europe announces that Mr. Alex Janssens, (47) currently Director of European Financial Services, will be appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO) on 1 March, 2013. He will report to Jeff Guyton, President and CEO of Mazda Motor Europe. In this role Alex will oversee all Information Systems related to strategy and operations of Mazda in Europe.

Alex will be replaced as Director of Financial Services by Ms. Christine Plasmans. Christine, with 14 years of experience at Mazda, will continue providing the business leadership and business continuity needed in this critical role.

“These appointments are well deserved, as both Alex and Christine are very capable professionals and have been key contributors to our business over the course of their significant careers at Mazda,” said Jeff Guyton.