Toyo Promotes Corporate Officers
Several key promotions were made by both Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. and its subsidiary, Toyo Tire USA Corp. As of 1 January, Carlos Kibata became chairman of Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas. He had been president and CEO of TTHA, and was the founding president of Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc.
Concurrently, Masaharu Yoshimoto, president and CEO of Toyo Tire USA, was named president and CEO of TTHA. Yasushi Takagi was promoted to president and CEO of Toyo Tire USA, having served as COO and executive vice president of the company since September 2008. (Tire Review/Akron)