Toyo Tyre (UK) names new president
Toyo has confirmed Nobuo Yoshida as the new president of Toyo Tyre (UK) Ltd. He will replace Keishi Inoue in this role in the coming months.
Inoue had been president of the UK-based operation since 1 January 2014, and will become general manager of the newly-established International Sales Department No. 1 within Toyo Tire & Rubber’s International Sales Division. This department, together with the new International Sales Department No. 2, will replace the division’s International Sales Department and Global OE Sales Department under restructuring measures.
Nobuo Yoshida was previously a member of the International Sales Department; he was serving with Toyo Tire Europe GmbH on a temporary basis prior to his new appointment.
(2 February, 2018 (12:22) – Toyo Tyre (UK) Ltd. contacted Tyrepress.com to clarify the timing of the changes of roles described above. They were previously described as “effective February 1, 2018” in a press release issued by Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.)