Aug. 04, 2017

TMC Announces Executive, Organizational, and Personnel Changes

 

Toyota City, Japan, August 4, 2017―Toyota Motor Corporation today announces executive and organizational changes, as well as personnel changes at the sub-executive managerial level. These changes are scheduled to take effect on September 1.

  1. Organizational Changes (effective August 1, 2017)
GAZOO Racing Company
Current
GR Management Div.
GR Development Div.
New
GR Marketing Div. (name changed)
GR Development Management Div. (reorganized)
GR Motorsport Development Div. (reorganized)

After the above changes are implemented, the number of divisions will increase to 251 from the current 250.

  1. Changes to Senior Managing Officer's areas of responsibility (effective August 4, 2017)
Name Current New
Mamoru Taguchi GAZOO Racing Company (Executive Vice President) Customer First Promotion Group (Deputy Chief Executive Officer)
Advanced R&D and Engineering Company (Executive Vice President)
  1. Changes to executive general managers' areas of responsibility (effective August 4, 2017)
Name Current New
Osamu Sadakata Mid-size Vehicle Company GAZOO Racing Company
  1. Personnel changes at the sub-executive managerial level (effective August 1, 2017)
Name Current New
Toshio Satou Temporary External Transfer to Toyota Motorsport Gmbh Powertrain Engineering Management Div. (Project General Manager), Powertrain Company
Yumi Otsuka Administration Dept. (General Manager) Business & Operation Planning Div. GR Development Management Div. (General Manager), GAZOO Racing Company
Tetsuya Tada GR Development Div. (Chief Engineer), GAZOO Racing Company GR Development Management Div. (Chief Engineer), GAZOO Racing Company
Hisatake Murata GR Development Div. (General Manager), GAZOO Racing Company
  • Temporary External Transfer to Toyota Motorsport Gmbh
  • GR Development Management Div. (Project General Manager), GAZOO Racing Company