FEV Japan announces Takeshi Saito as Managing Director

Author: Marius Strasdat



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Tokyo/Aachen May 2022 – Takeshi Saito assumed the position as Representative and Managing Director at FEV Japan. Together with Representative Director and Sales Representative Robert Janson, Saito will further strengthen FEV Japan’s footprint in the market and continue to drive innovation towards CO2-neutral mobility in Japan.

“We are pleased to introduce Takeshi Saito as part of the FEV team. With his extensive knowledge and insights into the industry he will contribute to FEV’s growth and business expansion side by side with Robert Janson, who has been driving FEV’s business in Japan for more than 20 years”, said Dr. Ulrich Pfahl, Chairman of the Executive Board of FEV Asia.
Before joining FEV, Saito pursued a career at Bosch Corporation and Robert Bosch GmbH for the last 20 years, where he held various positions before leading the powertrain ECU business as General Manager from 2017. With more than 10 years of management experience in the automotive industry, Saito has established a proven track record of delivering new technologies to Japanese automakers and suppliers, as well as expanding global business relations.

Robert Janson, who has led FEV Japan since its inception in 2007, will join Saito as Representative Director, responsible for business development.
“I am excited to join FEV and to contribute to further drive mobility innovation in Japan”, said Saito. “Besides safeguarding and growing our current business, I am looking forward to increasing the awareness of FEV as a reliable and experienced engineering partner to develop sustainable solutions for a carbon neutral mobility even further.”

About FEV

FEV has always pushed the limits.
FEV is a globally leading engineering provider in the automotive industry and internationally recognized leader of innovation across different sectors and industries. Professor Franz Pischinger laid the foundations by combining his background in academia and engineering with a great vision for continual progress. The company has supplied solutions and strategy consulting to the world’s largest automotive OEMs and has supported customers through the entire transportation and mobility ecosystem.

As the world continues to evolve, so does FEV.
That’s why FEV is unleashing its technological and strategic expertise into other areas. It applies its forward thinking to the energy sector. And its software and system know-how will enable the company to lead the way making intelligent solutions available to everyone. FEV brings together the brightest minds from different backgrounds and specialties to find new solutions for both current and future challenges.

But FEV won’t stop there.
Looking ahead, FEV continues to push the limits of innovation. With its highly qualified >7,500 employees at more than 40 locations globally, FEV imagines solutions that don’t just meet today’s needs but tomorrow’s. Ultimately, FEV keeps evolving – to a better, cleaner future built on sustainable mobility, energy and software that drives everything. For the company’s partners, its people and the world.


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