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Announcement of Management and Organizational Changes

June 15, 2017

Kiyosu, Japan, June 15, 2017: Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. held an election for Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on June 15. After the Shareholders’ Meeting, the Board decided to transfer some Directors and Corporate Officers and to make partial changes in organizational responsibilities. Organizational reform and personnel change were also carried out on the same day.


1.Transfer of Directors and partial change in management*1

New position*2Previous positionName
Director, Senior Managing Officer (new appointment); In charge of Corporate Planning Division Senior Managing Officer; In charge of Corporate Planning Division  Atsushi Sumida

Director, Senior Managing Officer (new appointment); Chief of Research and Development Headquarters

Senior Managing Officer; Chief of Research and Development Headquarters; General Manager of Product Development Center

Masakazu Hashimoto

Director, Senior Managing Officer (promotion); Chief of Sales Headquarters; responsible for General Industry Products Division

Director, Managing Officer; Chief of Sales Headquarters

Tomonobu Yamada

Director, Managing Officer; Chief of Production Headquarters; General Manager of Plastic Parts Production Center; responsible for Quality Assurance Headquarters

Director, Managing Officer; Chief of Production Headquarters, General Manager of Plastic Parts Production Center

Hiroshi Yasuda

Director, Managing Officer (new appointment); Chief of Corporate Management Headquarters

Managing Officer; General Manager of Optoelectronics Business Unit; in charge of Human Resources Division and TG Learning Center

Toshihiro Yokoi


2.Appointment of Audit & Supervisory Board Member

New position*2Previous positionName
Audit & Supervisory Board Member Corporate Officer; General Manager of General Industry Products Division; General Manager of TQM Promotion Division; in charge of Safety & Health Promotion Division Katsumi Tanabe

*1: Only transfers and changes are listed
*2: Underlines show changes (here and on subsequent pages)

3.Transfer of Directors and partial change in management

New positionPrevious positionName
Managing Officer (promotion); General Manager of Optoelectronics Business Unit Corporate Officer; President, Toyoda Gosei (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Ryo Onishi

Managing Officer (promotion); President, Toyoda Gosei North America Corporation

Corporate Officer; President, Toyoda Gosei North America Corporation

Yoshiyuki Fujita

Corporate Officer; Chief of Finance and Accounting Headquarters; in charge of Audit Division

Corporate Officer; Deputy Chief of Finance and Accounting Headquarters; in charge of Audit Division

Masaki Oka

Corporate Officer; General Manager of Product Development Center

Corporate Officer; President, Waterville TG Inc.

Junichiro Kako

Corporate Officer; President, Toyoda Gosei (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Corporate Officer; Vice President, Toyoda Gosei North America Corporation

Hiroki Fukui
Corporate Officer; General Manager of Quality Assurance Division; in charge of TQM Promotion Division Corporate Officer; General Manager of Quality Assurance Division; in charge of TPS Promotion Hiroyasu Hirayama

Corporate Officer (new appointment); General Manager of General Administration Division; in charge of Legal Division

Adviser

Hiromasa Zaitsu

Corporate Officer (new appointment); Deputy General Manager of Rubber Parts Production Center

Senior General Manager; Deputy General Manager of Rubber Parts Production Center

Yutaka Ogasawara

Corporate Officer (new appointment); Deputy General Manager of Product Development Center

Senior General Manager; Deputy General Manager of Product Development Center

Tadashi Yamamoto

Corporate Officer (new appointment); Deputy Chief of Sales Headquarters

Senior General Manager; General Manager of Sales Division 1

Makoto Hasegawa



4.Organizational Changes (Division level and higher)
 Two divisions are merged for greater efficiency of planning and administration function in the Optoelectronics Business Unit.


5.Transfer/promotion of Senior General Managers

 5-1.Senior General Manager transfer

New positionPrevious positionName
Deputy General Manager of Plastic Parts Production Center; Deputy General Manager of Optoelectronics Business Unit Deputy General Manager of Plastic Parts Production Center

Mitsuhiro Nawashiro

 5-2.Senior General Manager promotions

New positionPrevious positionName
President, Tianjin Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. President, Tianjin Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. Katsumi Miyano
President, Toyoda Gosei (Thailand) Co., Ltd. President, Toyoda Gosei (Thailand) Co., Ltd. Sadakazu Tani
Deputy General Manager of Plastic Parts Production Center President, Toyoda Gosei (Foshan) Auto Parts Co., Ltd. Katsuhiko Kato
President, Toyoda Gosei Automotive Sealing Mexico, S.A. de C.V. President, Toyoda Gosei Automotive Sealing Mexico, S.A. de C.V. Tamotsu Watanabe
Corporate Adviser, Waterville TG Inc. Vice President, Waterville TG Inc. Toshio Goto
General Manager of Production Engineering Management Division General Manager of Production Engineering Management Division Masayoshi Kawachi
General Manager of Production Administration Division General Manager of Production Administration Division Kenji Hayashi
General Manager of Light Source Device Development Division General Manager of Light Source Device Development Division Yukitaka Hasegawa

 5-3.General Manager and Key Post Class 1 transfers

New positionPrevious positionName
Executive General Manager; In charge of General Industry Products Division; General Manager of General Industry Products Division; in charge of Sales Division 2 Executive General Manager Makoto Horie
General Manager of Legal Division General Manager of Legal Division; Project General Manager of eR Business Development Unit; General Industry Products Division Yamato Suzuki
(Class 1)
General Manager of Evaluation & Engineering Division; General Manager of Planning and Administration Department, Evaluation & Engineering Division General Manager of Planning and Administration Department, Evaluation & Engineering Division Michihisa Asaoka
(Class 2)
General Manager of Finance and Accounting Division Deputy General Manager of Finance and Accounting Division Kohei Shibata
(Class 1)
General Manager of IT Planning Division; General Manager of IT Planning Department, IT Planning Division General Manager of IT Planning Department, IT Planning Division Haruhiko Kawasaki
(Class 2)
General Manager of TQM Promotion Division General Manager of Technical Administration Division Masayasu Kani
(Class 2)
General Manager of Technical Administration Division; General Manager of Technical Planning Department, Technical Administration Division General Manager of Technical Planning Department, Technical Administration Division Tadashi Nakamura
(Class 2)
Senior Principal Engineer, Product Development Division; Project General Manager of eR Business Development Unit, General Industry Products Division Senior Principal Engineer, Product Development Division Kenji Haga
(Class 1)
General Manager of IE Engineering Division General Manager of Interior Parts Engineering Department 1, IE Engineering Division Koichi Suzuki
(Class 2)
General Manager of IE Business Planning Division General Manager of IE Engineering Division Nobuo Watanabe
(Class 1)
General Manager of WS Manufacturing Division; Project Senior Manager of Production Administration Division General Manager of WS Manufacturing Division Masami Suzuki
(Class 2)

General Manager of SS Manufacturing Division;
Project General Manager of Production Administration Division

General Manager of SS Manufacturing Division Mitsuyuki Matsunaga
(Class 1)
General Manager of BR Optoelectronics Planning Division

General Manager of BR Optoelectronics Business Administration Division
Project General Manager of Optoelectronics New Value Creation Unit

Masaki Hashimura
(Class 2)
Project General Manager of BR Optoelectronics Planning Division Project General Manager of BR Optoelectronics Business Administration Division; Project General Manager of BR Optoelectronics Business Promotion Division Yuji Takahashi
(Class 1)
Vice President, Hinode Gomu Kogyo Co., Ltd. General Manager of Evaluation & Engineering Division Tatsuo Suzuki
(Class 1)
Managing Director, TG-Techno Co., Ltd. General Manager of IT Planning Division Hiroshi Ueda
(Class 1)