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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, CEO Yazaki EMEA

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 30 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, Divisional President Yazaki EMEA

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. Announced as Divisional President of the EDS Division on 1st of April, 2024. 





At Yazaki EMEA, we strongly believe that employee well-being, outstanding company culture and true collaboration & entrepreneurship are pivotal to reach our common goal of Sustainable Growth Together.

Ergün Tan, CFO Yazaki EMEA

Year of birth: 1969

Nationality: Belgian

Experience: Various executive positions in Sales, Global Key Account Management, Finance, Program Management, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality and Engineering

With Yazaki Europe: Rejoined Yazaki in December 2022 as CFO & CSO





With our almost century long entrepreneurial tradition, we at Yazaki stand for being in step with the world and contributing to the development of society wherever we work. The pulsing heart of our team is diversity as well as an intercultural approach, owing to which we create daily customer delight by delivering high quality products on time. Our way of working is all about creating value and long term partnerships.

Jeroen Deen, Divisional President Yazaki EMEA

Year of birth: 1971

Nationality: Dutch

Experience: Various positions in Sales, Marketing, Production, General Management in Germany, France and Tunisia

With Yazaki Europe: Since July 2005, Appointed as CCO in July 2023. Announced as Divisional President of the ECS Division on 1st of April, 2024