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Mississauga, Ontario – July 29, 2019 – Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, Inc. (MMSCAN) is pleased to announce two key leadership appointments. Effective immediately, Wakako Kawakami has been appointed to the role of Vice President, Corporate Planning with responsibilities for corporate planning and product planning and John Stoian has been appointed to the role of Director, Aftersales. Both roles report directly to Juyu Jeon, president and CEO.

Ms. Kawakami joined Mitsubishi Motors Corp. in 2004 and brings diverse global experience to Canada including global procurement and sales and marketing.

Mr. Stoian joins MMSCAN with more than 30 years automotive experience spanning Parts and Aftersales, Customer Experience and Dealer Development. Previously, he was Director, Parts and Aftersales at Kia Canada, Inc.

“We are pleased to have strengthened the management team and welcome Wakako Kawakami and John Stoian to their roles,” said Juyu Jeon, president and CEO, Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, Inc. “It is an important time for Mitsubishi Motors. We are looking to strengthen profitability for our dealer partners and build sustainable growth.”

Previously Juyu Jeon led the Corporate Planning function and Paul Simmonds led Aftersales for MMSCAN.

About Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, Inc.
Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada is the sales, service, parts and marketing arm for Japan’s Mitsubishi Motors. With a product range consisting of Mirage and Mirage G4, RVR compact crossover, Outlander compact sport utility and Outlander PHEV, and Eclipse Cross, MMSCAN supports its dealerships with a head office team and parts distribution centre -- both located in Mississauga, Ontario. Established in 2002, MMSCAN and its dealerships employ over 1,200 people in communities large and small. In 2016, MMSCAN became the only automaker to partner with Breakfast Club of Canada with a goal of stimulating young minds and a brighter future in communities across the land.


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