Top Management

Unser Europäisches Senior Management Team
Takatoshi Fukui
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Takatoshi Fukui

Head of Sales Group
DENSO Europe

Takatoshi Fukui

Head of Sales Group
DENSO Europe
Takatoshi Fukui is the Head of Sales Group and member of the EU Board of Directors.
He has joined DENSO Europe from his previous role as President of DENSO Sales Thailand for both OE & aftermarket. He started his career at DENSO in 1986 and has since broaden his experience in many overseas appointment including Brazil, Thailand, U.S.A, Germany and Japan.
In his previous roles, Takatoshi was responsible of leading up cross-functional teams to expand and bolster the DENSO business with key car makers locally.
He joined DENSO Europe in 2021 and is now responsible for developing the DENSO Sales business in Europe.
Daisuke Yamaoka
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Daisuke Yamaoka

Executive Coordinator
Aftermarket & Industrial Solutions

Daisuke Yamaoka

Executive Coordinator
Aftermarket & Industrial Solutions
Daisuke Yamaoka is the Director of Aftermarket Products and Executive Coordinator in the Aftermarket Industrial Solutions business unit.
He started his career at DENSO in 1998 within the Aftermarket Sales department in Japan and also worked at DENSO International America for five years.
Whilst working for DENSO Japan, Daisuke worked on an expanding global product range and creating global sales strategy for powertrain products.
He joined DENSO EU in April 2019 and is now responsible for expanding the DENSO Aftermarket business in Europe.
Erwin Veldhuizen
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Erwin Veldhuizen

Director
Corporate Services

Erwin Veldhuizen

Director
Corporate Services
Erwin Veldhuizen is the Director of Corporate Services within the DENSO Aftermarket and Industrial Solutions business unit.
His expertise lie in finance, logistics, operations and general management in plastics manufacturing, predominantly in the automotive industry. Erwin has been with DENSO since 2009 and is responsible for business planning and control, debtor management, IT, logistics and organisation development.
Victor Schipper
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Victor Schipper

Director of Service
Aftermarket Business Development

Victor Schipper

Director of Service
Aftermarket Business Development
Victor Schipper is the Director of Service within the DENSO Aftermarket and Industrial Solutions business unit and has been with DENSO since 1987.
With a career spanning 30 years within the industry, Victor has undertaken various roles over time including management, marketing and product development after initially beginning as a service engineer.

He drives development of DENSO’s aftermarket business across Europe, as well as growing technical service activities. Victor’s team supports sales teams in 40 countries in determining business direction and development of technological solutions, such as vehicle diagnostics and Internet of Things (IoT) concepts. He also coordinates a team of field service engineers in various European regions, establishing and maintaining service networks for diesel, air conditioning, and diagnostics.

He drives development of DENSO’s aftermarket business across Europe, as well as growing technical service activities. Victor’s team supports sales teams in 40 countries in determining business direction and development of technological solutions, such as vehicle diagnostics and Internet of Things (IoT) concepts. He also coordinates a team of field service engineers in various European regions, establishing and maintaining service networks for diesel, air conditioning, and diagnostics.
Jean Claude Dal Grande
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Jean Claude Dal Grande

Director
Independent Aftermarket Sales

Jean Claude Dal Grande

Director
Independent Aftermarket Sales
Jean Claude holds the position of Independent Aftermarket Sales Director at DENSO Europe.
His extensive experience was acquired in various roles within the automotive industry and at DENSO Thermal Systems in Poirino, Italy, as Managing Director of the Aftermarket Business Unit since 2018.
He leads the 'One EU Aftermarket’ sales operation including sales, customer service, product management, product marketing and marketing communications to respond to local market demand and achieve growth targets.
Taketo Shiotani
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Taketo Shiotani

General Director of Sales
DENSO Russia

Taketo Shiotani

General Director of Sales
DENSO Russia
Taketo Shiotani is the General Director of Sales at DENSO Russia.
Since 1986, he has spent many years honing his craft through roles in logistics, operations, strategy and sales, working across different markets in Asia and the Americas.
He is currently responsible for supporting Luca Govean, the Independent Aftermarket Sales Director at DENSO Europe, in expanding the IAM business
Alexey Bartashevich
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Alexey Bartashevich

Senior Manager
Aftermarket Products

Alexey Bartashevich

Senior Manager
Aftermarket Products
Alexey Bartashevich is a Senior Manager in Aftermarket Products, working within the DENSO Aftermarket and Industrial Solutions business unit.
He holds 20 years of extensive experience within the aftermarket industry, specialising in product management, supply chain management and marketing. Alexey joined DENSO in 2009 and is now responsible for several teams which focus on developing a competitive offering for the European aftermarket and ensuring business growth and positioning of DENSO products strategically to promote brand awareness to the target audiences.

Alexey constantly strives to maximise operational efficiency: in supply, profitability, and sales support.
Dirk Schöffler
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Dirk Schöffler

Senior Manager
Robotics

Dirk Schöffler

Senior Manager
Robotics
Dirk Schöffler is the Senior Manager in the Robotics division at DENSO. He offers approximately 20 years of experience in the Robotics business and his background includes production technologies and prior to his current position, was the Manager of Customer Support at DENSO.
He leads teams within product management, sales, customer service, order handling and marketing. Dirk also works to grow the network of partners and local representatives and increase the awareness of DENSO Robotics products within Europe.
Thomas Bosman
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Thomas Bosman

Director
Fleet / Life& Energy / OES Sales

Thomas Bosman

Director
Fleet / Life& Energy / OES Sales
Thomas Bosman is the director of Fleet, Life & Energy and OES Sales at DENSO.
In 1999 he became a sales engineer for original equipment to passenger car makers. He later moved in to the aftermarket business unit to lead the Fleet and Life & Energy business domains. In 2016 the OES sales domain was added to his responsibility, where he and his team are required to assure availability of service parts for European Vehicle makers and continue development of high quality, cost competitive products.
His responsibilities cover multiple industries like bus and coach air-conditioning, co-generation engine spark plugs, residential heating and the automotive spare parts for the European Vehicle maker dealership network. Thomas aims to utilise DENSO’s technologies and global presence to achieve sustainable growth and to enhance comfort and save energy for its customers.
Jeroen Bleeker
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Jeroen Bleeker

Senior Manager
Aftermarket Service Quality & Assurance

Jeroen Bleeker

Senior Manager
Aftermarket Service Quality & Assurance
Jeroen Bleeker is the Senior Manager of Aftermarket Quality Assurance and Warranty within the DENSO Aftermarket & Industrial Solutions business unit.
After beginning a career at DENSO in 2003 as a quality engineer responsible for multiple European carmakers, Jeroen then moved on to leading the Service and Quality Assurance department at DENSO Sweden for their Swedish customer base.

He now oversees the teams within AMIS Quality & Warranty for AMIS domains Fleet, Life and Energy, OES Sales, Service Network and Independent Aftermarket Sales. These teams utilise DENSO’s processes and procedures to achieve the highest level of quality for all AMIS products, to ensure they exceed the highest standard and surpass customer expectations.
Andre Koppenol
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Andre Koppenol

Manager
Reman, Repack & Repair

Andre Koppenol

Manager
Reman, Repack & Repair
Andre Koppenol is the Manager of Reman, Repair and Repack and is responsible for the total remanufacturing process of Starter Alternators and Diesel Injectors plus the repair process of different electrical car components and the packaging process for both IAM and OES.
He began his career at DENSO in 1998 as a Technical Business Specialist and now oversees the remanufacturing process using sustainable production methods, including re-using components and implementing the latest modifications.

Regionale Teams

Regionale Teams

Aftermarket DACH

David Richter
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David Richter

Vertriebsleiter Aftermarket DACH
Independent Aftermarket Sales

David Richter

Vertriebsleiter Aftermarket DACH
Independent Aftermarket Sales
In seiner Funktion als Sales Manager DACH leitet David Richter unser Aftermarket-Vertriebsteam für Deutschland, Österreich und die Schweiz. Im Zentrum seiner Aufgabe steht neben dem kontinuierlichen Ausbau des Vertriebs in der DACH-Region die noch engere Unterstützung unserer lokalen Handelspartner im Rahmen der DENSO „One Europe“ Aftermarket-Organisation.
Der Kfz-Technikermeister hat das Automotive-Geschäft von der Pike auf gelernt und bringt rund 20 Jahre Branchenerfahrung mit. Während dieser Zeit verantwortete er unterschiedliche Positionen sowohl im Teilegroßhandel als auch in der Industrie. David Richter kommt von Mahle Aftermarket - Service Solutions, wo er die letzten acht Jahre in Produktmanagement und Vertrieb, zuletzt als Verkaufsleiter DACH und NL erfolgreich tätig war.
Thomas Landgraf
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Thomas Landgraf

Gebietsverkaufsleiter Aftermarket DACH
Independent Aftermarket Sales

Thomas Landgraf

Gebietsverkaufsleiter Aftermarket DACH
Independent Aftermarket Sales
Gebietsverkaufsleiter Thomas Landgraf betreut unsere Kunden im Vertriebsgebiet Süddeutschland und Österreich und sorgt für den Ausbau unserer dortigen Vertriebsaktivitäten. Mit seiner langjährigen Erfahrung im deutschen Aftermarket steht er unseren Kunden als kompetenter Ansprechpartner zur Seite.
Thomas Landgraf begann seine Karriere im Aftermarket auf Händlerebene, wo er als Verkäufer an der Verkaufstheke, am Telefon und im Außendienst Werkstattkunden betreute. Bevor er zu DENSO kam, war er viele Jahre für einen Hersteller tätig, unter anderem als Gebietsverkaufsleiter für Ost- und Süddeutschland sowie ganz Österreich.
Christian Bodmann
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Christian Bodmann

Gebietsverkaufsleiter Aftermarket DACH
Independent Aftermarket Sales

Christian Bodmann

Gebietsverkaufsleiter Aftermarket DACH
Independent Aftermarket Sales
Gebietsverkaufsleiter Christian Bodman berät und betreut unsere Kunden in Norddeutschland. Er ist nicht nur ein kompetenter Ansprechpartner für das umfangreiche DENSO Aftermarket-Produktprogramm, sondern unterstützt den Handel auch in kaufmännischen Belangen.
Er verfügt über mehr als 20 Jahre Erfahrung in leitenden Vertriebspositionen, unter anderem bei einem Fahrwerks- und einem Auspuffkomponentenhersteller.
Claudia Manhardt
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Claudia Manhardt

Sales Promoterin Aftermarket DACH
Independent Aftermarket Sales

Claudia Manhardt

Sales Promoterin Aftermarket DACH
Independent Aftermarket Sales
Verkaufsförderin Claudia Manhardt berät und unterstützt die Werkstätten und Filialen in ihrem Gebiet. Die gebürtige Münchnerin fördert die Bekanntheit der Marke DENSO und schult Werkstatt- und Verkaufsstellenmitarbeiter zu DENSO Produkten und technischen Tipps und Tricks.
Nach ihrer Ausbildung zur Sportfachverkäuferin im Einzelhandel baute Claudia Manhardt ihre Karriere in der Automobilbranche in verschiedenen Bereichen auf. Ihr beruflicher Werdegang wurde durch Außendiensttätigkeiten in der chemischen Industrie und im Großhandel erweitert. Vor ihrem Einstieg bei DENSO sammelte sie über 25 Jahre Erfahrung im Aftermarket und scheut sich nicht, technische Beratung und Unterstützung anzubieten.
Heiko Löffler
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Heiko Löffler

Gebietsverkaufsleiter Aftermarket DACH
Independent Aftermarket Sales

Heiko Löffler

Gebietsverkaufsleiter Aftermarket DACH
Independent Aftermarket Sales
Als Gebietsverkaufsleiter kümmert sich Heiko Löffler um unsere Kunden im Osten Deutschlands. Neben der regelmäßigen Betreuung vor Ort, ist auch der Ausbau des Geschäfts sein Ziel.
Unseren Kunden steht Heiko Löffler mit kompetenter Beratung zu allen DENSO Produkten zur Seite. Dabei kann er insbesondere auf seine langjährige Erfahrung im DENSO Vertriebsteam zurückgreifen. Durch den Besuch zahlreicher Werkstätten vor Ort verfügt er über eine profunde Kenntnis der Herausforderungen und Bedürfnisse im Werkstattalltag, was nun unseren Handelskunden zugute kommt.