Executive Biographies

David Klan
President, Mazda Canada Inc.

A 29-year veteran of Mazda, David has held numerous executive positions globally since he started in 1992, including Director of Marketing for Mazda Canada; General Manager of Global Brand Marketing at Mazda Motor Corporation in Japan; and Director of Marketing and Regional General Manager at Mazda North American Operations in the United States. After returning to Canada in 2009, David led the company's national sales, marketing, and regional operations as Senior Director before becoming president & CEO in 2019. David was the first Canadian to be appointed president of Mazda Canada since 2006.

David holds a Master of Business Administration degree from York University's Schulich School of Business, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Management from Stetson University.