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Yazaki. Inspiring vision built on strong tradition

A company in step with the world

As a truly global company deeply rooted in Japanese cultural traditions and values, Yazaki is a reliable partner for its customers as well as a promoter of environmental sustainability throughout the world.

Our Leadership Team:

As a family-owned company, we at Yazaki put our employees first. Over the years, this has promoted a culture of trust and teamwork and defines us as a unique global company. This is the basis for our motto ‘One for All, All for One’. Working and co-operating in this manner allows us to deliver the best EEDDS products to our customers.

Hans Lemmens, President & CEO Yazaki Europe

Year of birth: 1967

Nationality: Belgian

Experience: Various positions in Sales, Finance, Program Management, Plant Management in Germany, Belgium, UK, Russia

With Yazaki Europe: started his career 28 years ago in Belgium office, in Costing & Pricing department.

Appointed as President & CEO in April 2021


We at Yazaki Europe base our work on the Japanese production principle of Monozukuri through Hitozukuri and Kotozukuri which means the "the art of making things". We are passionate about developing our employees, with the emphasis on long-term learning so they are empowered to ‘make things happen’. This inspires perfect processes, technology, skills, craftsmanship, dedication and continuous improvement through Gemba.

Andreas Di Vece, COO Yazaki Europe

Year of birth: 1975

Nationality: Italian

Experience: Various positions in Production, Plant Management, Program Management, 3PL Business, and as General Manager in Germany, Hungary, and USA 

With Yazaki Europe: since January 2019

Appointed as COO in April 2021