TMC Announces Changes to Executive Structure, Senior Professional/Senior Management Employees

Toyota City, Japan, December 1, 2021―Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced today that it intends to implement changes to its executive structure, senior professional/senior management employees as described below effective January 1, 2022.

  1. Executive changes

  1. Operating Officers’ areas of responsibility effective January 1, 2022

♦ denotes change to responsibility (does not include organizational name changes)
NameCurrentNew
Akio ToyodaChief Executive OfficerChief Executive Officer
Koji KobayashiChief Risk OfficerChief Risk Officer
Keiji Yamamoto
  • Chief Information & Security Officer
  • Chief Product Integration Officer
  • Digital Transformation Promotion Dept.
  • Information Systems Group
  • Connected Company (President)
  • Chief Information & Security Officer
  • Chief Product Integration Officer
  • Digital Transformation Promotion Dept.
  • Information Systems Group
  • Connected Company (President)
Masamichi Okada
  • Chief Production Officer
  • Production Group (Chief Officer)
  • Plants (Supervisor of plants across in-house companies)
  • Chief Production Officer
  • Production Group (Chief Officer)
  • Plants (Supervisor of plants across in-house companies)
Jun Nagata
  • Chief Communication Officer
  • External & Public Affairs Group (Deputy Chief Officer)
  • Chief Communication Officer
  • External & Public Affairs Group

    (Chief Officer)

Kenta Kon
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Accounting Group (Chief Officer)
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Accounting Group (Chief Officer)
Yumi Otsuka
  • Chief Sustainability Officer
  • Sustainability Management Dept.
  • Chief Sustainability Officer
  • Sustainability Management Dept.
Masahiko Maeda
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Toyota System Supply
  • Toyota ZEV Factory (Chief Officer)
  • Vehicle Development Center (President)
  • Powertrain Company (President)
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Toyota ZEV Factory (Chief Officer)
  • Vehicle Development Center (President)
Koji Sato
  • Chief Branding Officer
  • Lexus International Co. (President)
  • GAZOO Racing Company (President)
  • Chief Branding Officer
  • Lexus International Co. (President)
  • GAZOO Racing Company (President)
Masanori Kuwata
  • Chief Planning Officer
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Business Development Group (Chief Officer)
  • General Administration & Human Resources Group (Chief Officer)
  • Chief Planning Officer
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Business Development Group (Chief Officer)
James Kuffner
  • Chief Digital Officer
  • Advanced R&D and Engineering Company
  • Woven Planet Holdings, Inc.
  • Chief Digital Officer
  • Advanced R&D and Engineering Company
  • Woven Planet Holdings, Inc.

Executive Fellow

NameCurrentNew
Mitsuru KawaiExecutive FellowExecutive Fellow
Shigeki TerashiExecutive FellowExecutive Fellow
Shigeki TomoyamaExecutive FellowExecutive Fellow
Gill A. Pratt
  • Chief Scientist and Executive Fellow for Research
  • Toyota Research Institute, Inc. (Chief Executive Officer)
  • Chief Scientist and Executive Fellow for Research
  • Toyota Research Institute, Inc. (Chief Executive Officer)

  1. Senior professionals/senior management (Senior General Manager level and above)

  1. New senior professionals/senior management (Senior General Manager level and above), effective January 1, 2022

NameCurrent Title
Akitoshi TakemuraEast Asia, Oceania & Middle East Region

Middle East & Central Asia Div. (General Manager)

  1. Senior professionals/senior management (Senior General Manager level and above), resigning posts January 1, 2022

Name
Nobuhiko Murakami
Masayoshi Shirayanagi

Business Group

NameCurrentNew
Shinji Miyamoto
  • Global Chief Quality Officer
  • Customer First Promotion Group (Chief Officer)
  • Global Chief Quality Officer
  • Customer First Promotion Group (Chief Officer)
Yasuhiko SatoJapan Sales Business Group (Chief Officer)Japan Sales Business Group (Chief Officer)
Hiroyoshi Korosue
  • Sales Financial Business Group (Chief Officer)
  • Toyota Financial Services Co., Ltd.
  • Sales Financial Business Group (Chief Officer)
  • Toyota Financial Services Co., Ltd.
Kyogo OnoueTPS Group (Chief Officer)

Production & Logistics Field (concurrently Senior General Manager)
Sales & Distribution Field (concurrently Senior General Manager)
TPS Group (Chief Officer)
Kazunari KumakuraPurchasing Group (Chief Officer)Purchasing Group (Chief Officer)
Yoshihiro Nakata
  • Business Planning Div.
  • Sales & Operation Planning Div.
  • KD Business Planning Div.
  • Sales & Marketing Support Div.
  • Europe Region (Deputy Chief Executive Officer)
  • Business Planning Div.
  • Sales & Operation Planning Div.
  • KD Business Planning Div.
  • Sales & Marketing Support Div.
Kenichi KitaakiInformation Systems Group (Chief Officer)Information Systems Group (Chief Officer)
Takanori AzumaGeneral Administration & Human Resources Group (Deputy Chief Officer)General Administration & Human Resources Group (Chief Officer)

Business Group

NameCurrentNew
Takahiro ImuraTahara Plant (Plant General Manager)
  • Production Group (Deputy Chief Officer)
  • Tahara Plant (Plant General Manager)
Mitsuru UnoExternal & Public Affairs Group (Deputy Chief Officer)External & Public Affairs Group (Deputy Chief Officer)
Hao Tien
  • Sales Financial Business Group (Deputy Chief Officer)
  • Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.
  • Sales Financial Business Group (Deputy Chief Officer)
  • Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.
Yoshiyuki YamashitaJapan Sales Business Group (Deputy Chief Officer)Japan Sales Business Group (Deputy Chief Officer)
Yoji MatsuyamaPurchasing Group (Deputy Chief Officer)Purchasing Group (Deputy Chief Officer)
Katsumi AkaoJapan Sales Business Group (Deputy Chief Officer)Japan Sales Business Group (Deputy Chief Officer)

Business Group

NameCurrentNew
Tomihisa Saito
  • Kamigo Plant (Plant General Manager)
  • Shimoyama Plant (Plant General Manager)
  • Kamigo Plant (Plant General Manager)
  • Shimoyama Plant (Plant General Manager)
Osamu SadakataCustomer First Promotion Group

In charge of Parts & Accessory reinforce (Chief Project Leader)
Customer First Promotion Group

In charge of Valuechain (Parts & Accessory) development & evaluation (Chief Project Leader)
Yutaka ShimazakiExternal & Public Affairs Group (Fellow)External & Public Affairs Group (Fellow)
Michinobu SugataSales & Operation Planning Div. (Project General Manager)Sales & Operation Planning Div. (Project General Manager)
Makoto TakahashiCustomer First Promotion Group

In charge of Value chain (Chief Project Leader)
Customer First Promotion Group

In charge of Valuechain (Parts & Accessory) sales & service (Chief Project Leader)
Akira Yoshioka
  • TPS Group
    In charge of TPS Kaizen Practice (Chief Project Leader)
  • External & Public Affairs Group
TPS Group

In charge of TPS Kaizen Practice (Chief Project Leader)
Tadahisa Isono
  • Production Group
    In charge of Global Rebuild Plan and Promotion of SDGs (Chief Project Leader)
  • Advanced R&D and Engineering Company (in charge of production engineering)
  • Toyota Compact Car Company (in charge of production engineering)
  • Mid-size Vehicle Company (in charge of production engineering)
  • CV Company (in charge of production engineering)
  • Lexus International Co. (in charge of production engineering)
  • Production Group
    In charge of Global Rebuild Plan and Promotion of SDGs (Chief Project Leader)
  • Toyota Compact Car Company (in charge of production engineering)
  • Mid-size Vehicle Company (in charge of production engineering)
  • CV Company (in charge of production engineering)
  • Lexus International Co. (in charge of production engineering)
Mitsuhiro Morita
  • Takaoka Plant (Plant General Manager)
  • Tsutsumi Plant (Plant General Manager)
  • Takaoka Plant (Plant General Manager)
  • Tsutsumi Plant (Plant General Manager)
Yoshio Nakamura
  • Production Group
    Vehicle Production Engineering Field (Senior General Manager)
  • Vehicle Development Center
  • Production Group
    Vehicle Production Engineering Field (Senior General Manager)
  • Vehicle Development Center
Tatsuya OkamuraInformation Systems Group

In charge of IT transformation (Chief Project Leader)
Information Systems Group

In charge of IT transformation (Chief Project Leader)
Hideki FujiiGeneral Administration & Human Resources Group (Fellow)General Administration & Human Resources Group (Fellow)
Yoshihiko HamamuraToyota ZEV Factory

Fuel Cell Business Field (Senior General Manager)
Toyota ZEV Factory

Fuel Cell Business Field (Senior General Manager)
Masahiro YamamotoCEO Office (General Manager)CEO Office (General Manager)
Sustainable Development Goals

Toyota Motor Corporation works to develop and manufacture innovative, safe and high-quality products and services that create happiness by providing mobility for all. We believe that true achievement comes from supporting our customers, partners, employees, and the communities in which we operate. Since our founding over 80 years ago in 1937, we have applied our Guiding Principles in pursuit of a safer, greener and more inclusive society. Today, as we transform into a mobility company developing connected, automated, shared and electrified technologies, we also remain true to our Guiding Principles and many of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals to help realize an ever-better world, where everyone is free to move.

SDGs Initiatives
https://global.toyota/en/sustainability/sdgs/

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