Mazda says N.American chief to step down


TOKYO, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Japan's fifth-largest automaker, Mazda Motor Corp, said on Friday that the head of its North American operations will step down effective March 1. A Mazda spokesman in Tokyo declined to disclose the reasons for the unexpected move. But he said the decision was made by the Board of Directors and relayed to Charlie Hughes, the president and chief executive officer of Mazda North American Operations, based in Irvine, California. John Mendel, executive vice ...

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