Hon Hai Technology Group names Mr Jun Seki as Chief Strategy Officer for electric vehicles
Experienced hand from global bellwethers Nissan and Nidec
Taipei, Taiwan – Hon Hai Technology Group (“Foxconn”) (TWSE:2317) has named automotive veteran Mr Jun Seki to be the Group’s Chief Strategy Officer for electric vehicles.
A seasoned executive with two Japanese icons, Nissan Motor Co and the world’s largest electric motor maker Nidec Corp, Mr Seki’s rich management experience in the Japanese auto industry and global EV supply chains will assist the Group in integrating EV resources and development in the Americas, Asia, and the Middle East. Mr Seki will directly report to Hon Hai Chairman and CEO Young Liu; the appointment is effective from 1 February 2023.
Mr Seki joined Nissan Motor Co in 1986, rising through the ranks to be appointed to the No 3 role as Vice Chief Operating Officer at the French Renault-controlled Japanese auto giant in 2019. During more than three decades at Nissan, Mr Seki has been well regarded for his manufacturing expertise and deep experience spanning the Asia-Pacific and North America. Mr Seki was instrumental in executing turnaround efforts at Nissan and successfully led its China operations, serving as President of Dongfeng Motor Co from 2014 to 2018. From 2020 to 2022, he served as President, COO and CEO of Nidec, broadening its bellwether electric motor-making business into the EV industry.
Mr Seki graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Japan’s National Defense Academy in 1984.