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February 22, 2013

To:        Shareholders of Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

From:    Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

1-1, Minami-Aoyama 2-chome,

Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-8556

Takanobu Ito

President and Representative Director

Notice Concerning Management Changes

The Board of Directors of Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (the "Company"), at its meeting held on February
22, 2013, has decided on changes in its Representative Director and Operating Officers as of April
1, 2013 and has decided on a plan for changes in its Directors and Corporate Auditors as of June
2013.  Those changes as of June 2013 are subject to approval at the General Meeting of
Shareholders of the Company scheduled to be held in June 2013.

Particulars

1. Planned change in Representative Director(as of April 1, 2013)

Representative Director to be newly appointed

     Name                    New Title                           Current Title             
 Fumihiko Ike  Chairman and Representative Director  Senior Managing Officer and Director  


2. Planned changes in Operating Officers (as of April 1, 2013)

Operating Officers to change titles

        Name                  New Title                     Current Title          
 Sho Minekawa       Senior Managing Officer        Managing Officer                
 Masahiro Yoshida   Managing Officer and Director  Operating Officer and Director  
 Katsushi Watanabe  Managing Officer               Operating Officer               
 Chitoshi Yokota    Managing Officer               Operating Officer               


Operating Officer to be newly appointed

      Name                             Current Title                       
 Noriya Kaihara  General Manager of Automobile Quality Assurance Division  


3. Planned changes in Directors and Corporate Auditors (as of June 2013)

Directors to be newly appointed

      Name                  New Title            Title as of April 1, 2013  
 Kohei Takeuchi  Operating Officer and Director  Operating Officer          
 Shinji Aoyama   Operating Officer and Director  Operating Officer          
 Noriya Kaihara  Operating Officer and Director  Operating Officer          


Directors to retire

        Name              Title as of April 1, 2013       
 Tatsuhiro Oyama    Senior Managing Officer and Director  
 Tomohiko Kawanabe  Senior Managing Officer and Director  


Corporate Auditor to be newly appointed

    Name                             Current Title                         
 Kunio Endo  President and Director of American Honda Finance Corporation  
             
 President and Director of Honda Canada Finance Inc.         


Corporate Auditor to retire

     Name        Current Title    
 Hideki Okada  Corporate Auditor  


Resume of Representative Director to be Newly Appointed

                                                                                 As of February
22, 2013

Fumihiko IKE

Date of Birth:       May 26, 1952  (60 years old)

Professional Experience:

February    1982                Joined Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

April          2001                General Manager of Finance Division for Business Management
Operations, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

April          2003                Chief Operating Officer for Power Product Operations, Honda
Motor Co., Ltd.

June           2003                Director, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

April          2006                Chief Operating Officer for Business Management Operations,
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

June           2007                Managing Director, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

April          2008                Chief Operating Officer for Regional Operations (Asia &
Oceania), Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

President and Director of Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

April          2011                 Senior Managing Officer and Director, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Chief Operating Officer for Business Management Operations, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Risk Management Officer, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

General Supervisor, Information Systems, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

April          2012                Chief Operating Officer for IT Operations, Honda Motor Co.,
Ltd.

Responsible for Government & Industrial Affairs, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

*Current responsibilities in boldface

Number of shares held:     26,600 shares



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