Wednesday, 2 November, 2011 1:07 AM
Chief Takashi Yamanouchi to Open 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show With
Motor Press Guild Keynote
credit: Los Angeles Auto Show
Yamanouchi, Representative Director, President and Chief
Executive Officer for Mazda Motor Corporation, will kick
off the Los Angeles Auto Show Press Days with the Motor
Press Guild (MPG) keynote address on Wednesday, Nov. 16.
LOS ANGELES --
Takashi Yamanouchi, Representative Director, President
and Chief Executive Officer for Mazda Motor Corporation, will kick
off the Los Angeles Auto Show Press Days with the Motor Press Guild
(MPG) keynote address on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. The
MPG presentation and Yamanouchi's address are open to all credentialed
media attending the show's Press Days Nov. 16
and 17. A Q-and-A session will be part of the event.
Yamanouchi, who has been
with Mazda for more than four decades and has served three years
as CEO, will offer a frontline perspective of lessons learned in
the aftermath of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, as
well as how the automotive industry is adapting in the midst of
rapidly changing economic conditions around the world.
"Mazda is a unique,
engineering-focused company that has blazed its own path to success,"said
Laura Burstein, Motor Press Guild president. "We look forward
to hearing what Yamanouchi-san has to say about the current state
of the automotive industry."
This will be the 13th
year the MPG presentation has opened the L.A. Auto Show Press Days.
Preceding the keynote speech will be a welcome address from Mitch
Bainwol, the newly-named president and CEO of the Alliance of Automobile
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ANGELES AUTO SHOW
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The Los Angeles-based
Motor Press Guild (MPG) is the largest automotive media association
in North America with approximately 800 members. This non-profit
trade guild is dedicated to promoting professionalism in automotive
journalism through education and information exchange. Members include
journalists from print, broadcast, and online outlets as well as
public relations representatives, consumer groups and governmental
bodies tied to the automotive industry. The organization hosts regular
meetings featuring key figureheads in the auto industry and is widely
recognized for its annual Dean Batchelor Award program and annual
industry MPG Track Day.
For more information
on the Motor Press Guild, please visit our website (www.motorpressguild.org),
Facebook page or Twitter feed (@MotorPressGuild).
Source: Los Angeles