Dave Gardner, American Honda Motor Co.'s executive vice president of national operations, will retire after a 34-year run with the Japanese automaker.
Gardner, 62, spent the bulk of his career in management roles at Honda Canada Inc. before his move to the U.S. in 2020.
Mamadou Diallo, vice president of auto sales over Honda and Acura, will step into the position of senior vice president of auto sales and assume a portion of Gardner's responsibilities. The balance of responsibilities will be divvied up among other executives. No other details were provided.
His new role will include full oversight of sales for Honda and Acura, sales planning, logistics and sales strategy as well as a new product communication division.
The changes are effective April 1.