Mr. Seiho Kawakami


Mr. Seiho Kawakami, born on 23rd December 1953, is a Japanese national. He has completed his Master of Precision Engineering from Kanazawa University graduate school in March 1978. Mr. Kawakami joined Toyota Motor Industry Co. Ltd. in April 1978, now known as Toyota Motor Corporation. During his association with the Company he held various important positions and handled the Design department, Vehicle CAE department, responsible for experiment area, chassis technical area and prototyping department.

Later in June 2010, he was promoted as Senior Executive Director in JTEKT Corporation and also held the position of Deputy Managing Director of Steering Business Division.

He overviewed the Product Planning department, Quality Assurance function, R&D headquarters, Steering Business, TQM Promotion office and Heat Treatment BR section. In June 2013, he was elevated to the position of Inaugural Director and Vice President of the company.