Toyo announces personnel, organisational changes
As reported on 28 April, as of the start of May Toyo Tire Europe president Naoki Gonsui will also become president of Toyo Tire Deutschland. Toyo has announced a further personnel change taking effect 1 May: Kiyohito Hasumi, currently president of Toyo Tire Canada, will take on the additional role of president, Nitto Tire Canada.
On 1 May, Toyo will also establish a new ‘DT Strategic Planning’ department within its Corporate Planning Division. The strategic planning function currently performed by the DT Planning Department will be transferred to the DT Strategic Planning Department and the DT Planning Department will be dissolved. Its administrative function will be transferred to the DT Business Group Headquarters as the DT business administration group. General manager of the current DT Planning Department and DT Business Group Headquarters, Hisanari Takai, will become general manager DT Strategic Planning Department, Corporate Planning Division.