Toru Nakajima is vice president, chief of staff U.S. operations for Mazda North American Operations (MNAO). In this role, he supports the senior vice president of U.S. operations with strategic study and daily operations. In addition, Nakajima is responsible for national sales planning, national fleet operations, vehicle logistics, long-term vehicle values and retail marketing.
Nakajima has been with Mazda for 23 years. His previous position was the general manager of global product marketing department with Mazda Motor Corporation in Japan.
Nakajima lives with his wife, Mari, and twins in Foothill Ranch, Calif.