Mazda Appoints Jeffrey Guyton as President & CEO of Mazda North American Operations
IRVINE, Calif. (May 14, 2021) – Mazda today announced changes to its leadership team with the appointment of Jeffrey Guyton as President and CEO of Mazda North American Operations, effective June 24.
This appointment includes oversight of Mazda North American Operations based in Irvine, Calif.; Mazda Canada Inc., based in Toronto; Mazda Colombia, based in Bogota; and Mazda Motors de Mexico, based in Mexico City. Additionally, Guyton’s responsibilities include vehicle production in Salamanca, Mexico and Huntsville, Alabama, where Mazda will manufacture an all-new CUV designed exclusively for the North American market.
Guyton’s predecessor in this role is Masahiro Moro, who will assume the newly created global position of Chief Communications Officer at Mazda’s headquarters in Hiroshima, Japan. In this role, Moro will oversee public relations, investor relations, corporate social responsibility, human resources, government affairs and other administrative functions.