29 August 1953 |
|Occupation||President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director of Honda Motor Co.|
|Board member of||Honda|
Takanobu Ito (伊東孝紳 Ito Takanobu, on 29 August 1953) is a Japanese senior business executive at Honda Motor Co. (joined in 1978), who has served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director of Honda since June 2009. He was appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer in 2009 and became President of the Board in 2010.
Takanobu Ito has also been an executive of Honda R&D since 1998, appointed as President and Director of Honda R&D Co., Ltd. in April 2009. Previously, he had been appointed Senior Managing Director of Honda R&D in June 2001, after Director of the Company in June 2000, following the position as Executive Vice President of Honda R&D Americas, Inc. since April 1998.
- "Honda's Ito Positions Automaker to Win in Asia" (Nikkei.com, 14 August 2013).