Career highlights of Honda Motor Co.'s new
president, whose promotion becomes effective in late June:
Tokyo University, B.A. in Aeronautical Engineering
1963: Joined Honda R&D Co.
1977: Part of a team, under Nobuhiko Kawamoto, that developed the CVCC engine
1988-92: President, Honda of America Manufacturing Inc.
1992-94: Executive vice president in charge of Japan-market sales
1994-98: President, Honda R&D Co.