Makoto Makino

President (Retired)

Honda Engineering of North America Inc.

Makoto Makino worked 37 years for Honda Engineering Co. Ltd Japan (1976 – 2013). The majority of his assignments were in production engineering (research, development and equipment design). From 2009 to 2013, he served as president of Honda Engineering North America Inc. His worked included development of spot welding robots, riding simulators, laser welding, solar tracker, Asimo (humanoid robot), production engineering and Honda hybrid systems.