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Announcement of Management and Organizational Changes

June 15, 2018

Kiyosu, Japan, June 15, 2018: 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
Executive Vice President (Representative Director) (promotion); Chief of Research and Development Headquarters Director, Senior Managing Officer; Chief of Research and Development Headquarters Masakazu
Hashimoto
Director, Senior Managing Officer (promotion)
Chief of Purchasing Headquarters, In charge of Corporate Planning Division
Director, Managing Officer
Chief of Purchasing Headquarters, in charge of Corporate Planning Division
Toru Koyama
Director, Senior Managing Officer (promotion)
Chief of Production Headquarters
Director, Managing Officer
Chief of Production Headquarters, responsible for Quality Assurance Headquarters
Hiroshi Yasuda
Director, Managing Officer
Chief of General Administration and Human Resources Headquarters,
in charge of Safety & Health Promotion Division, Environment Division
Director, Managing Officer
Chief of Corporate Management Headquarters
Toshihiro Yokoi
Director, Managing Officer (promotion)
Chief of Finance and Accounting Headquarters, Chief of IT Headquarters, in charge of Audit Division
Corporate Officer
Chief of Finance and Accounting Headquarters, in charge of Audit Division
Masaki Oka


2.Appointment of Audit & Supervisory Board Member*1

New positionPrevious positionName
Audit & Supervisory Board Member (new appointment) - Takeshi
Uchiyamada

 

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

New position*2Previous positionName
Managing Officer
Chief of Quality Assurance Headquarters, in charge of Kyushu Manufacturing Division
Managing Officer
Chief of Quality Assurance Headquarters, in charge of Environment Division
Yasushi Miyamoto
Corporate Officer
Deputy Chief of General Administration and Human Resources Headquarters
Corporate Officer
General Manager of General Administration Division, in charge of Legal Division
Hiromasa Zaitsu
Corporate Officer
Deputy General Manager of Product Development Center, in charge of Research & Development Division
Corporate Officer
Deputy General Manager of Product Development Center
Tadashi Yamamoto
Corporate Officer (new appointment)
General Manager of Production Engineering Management Division
Adviser Misao Fukuda
Corporate Officer (new appointment)
In charge of Corporate Planning Division
Senior General Manager
General Manager of Human Resources Division, General Manager of TG Learning Center
Katsumi Saito
Corporate Officer (new appointment)
President, Toyoda Gosei Minda India Pvt. Ltd.

Senior General Manager
President, Toyoda Gosei Minda India Pvt. Ltd.

Mitsuhiro
Nawashiro

 

4.Organizational Changes (Division level and higher)

 4-1. IT Headquarters (newly established)
   A new IT Headquarters was established and the IT Planning Division was moved from the Finance and Accounting Headquarters
   to the IT Headquarters in order to increase efficiency across the company with the use of IT.


 4-2. Production Headquarters

   Production Engineering Management Division was split and FC Production Engineering Division 2 and
   FC Manufacturing Division 3 were newly established to prepare for production at the new Inabe Plant.
   With this change, the name of the FC Production Engineering Division was changed to the FC Production Engineering Division 1.

 

 4-3. Sales Headquarters
   Sales Division 2 was split and the new Sales Division 3 was established to enhance sales activities.

  (The Sales Planning Division was changed to a department in the Sales Headquarters.)


 4-4. General Administration and Human Resources Headquarters (Name changed: formerly, Corporate Management Headquarters)
   To strengthen in-house safety and hygiene activities globally, the Safety & Health Promotion Division was moved from the
   Corporate Management Headquarters to under the direct control of the President.
   Together with this change, the name of the Corporate Management Headquarters was changed to the
   General Administration and Human Resources Headquarters.

 

 4-5. Research and Development Headquarters:  Product Development Center
   The SS Engineering Division was split and the SS Development Division newly established to enhance the
   development of safety systems.

 

5.Transfer/promotion of Senior General Managers

 5-1. Senior General Manager transfer

New position*2Previous positionName
General Manager of Finance & Accounting Division Corporate Adviser, Waterville TG Inc. Toshio Goto
Deputy General Manager of Plastic Parts Production Center; Project General Manager of Production Engineering Management Division Deputy General Manager of Plastic Parts Production Center;
General Manager of Production Engineering Management Division
Masayoshi
Kawachi
General Manager of Light Source Device Development Division; in charge of Electronics Engineering Division, Automotive Lighting Engineering Division General Manager of Light Source Device Development Division; in charge of Automotive Lighting Engineering Division Yukitaka
Hasegawa

 5-2. Senior General Manager promotions

New position*2Previous positionName
General Manager of FC Engineering Division General Manager of FC Engineering Division Yasunori Uchida
President, GDBR Industria e Comercio de Componentes Quimicos e de Borracha Ltda. President, GDBR Industria e Comercio de Componentes Quimicos e de Borracha Ltda. Makoto Hirako
General Manager of Corporate Planning Division General Manager of Corporate Planning Division Katsufumi Otani
Deputy General Manager of Rubber Parts Production Center Rubber Parts Production Center Project General Manager Takashi Amano
President, Toyoda Gosei South India Pvt. Ltd. President, Toyoda Gosei South India Pvt. Ltd. Bijay Krishna Shrestha

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

New position*2Previous positionName
General Manager of General
Administration Division
General Manager of Sales Planning Division Naohito Kawaji
(Class 1)
President, Toyoda Gosei Europe N.V.;
Project General Manager of Sales Planning Department (outside company)
President, Toyoda Gosei Europe N.V.;
Project General Manager of Sales Planning Division (outside company)
Masato Takeda
(Class 1)
General Manager of Sales Division 2 Manager of Tokyo Sales Branch Office, Sales Division 2 Hideo Ogawa
(Class 2)
General Manager of Sales Division 3;
Manager of Tokyo Sales Branch Office
General Manager of Sales Division 2 Kazuhiko Hanya
(Class 1)
General Manager of SS Development Division General Manager of SS Component Development Engineering Dept., SS Engineering Division Takashi Uemura
(Class 2)
General Manager of FC Production Engineering Division 2; General Manager of Production Engineering Department Project Senior Manager of New Product Production Preparation Project, Production Engineering Management Division Shinjiro Tomida
(Class 2)
Project General Manager of FC Engineering Division;
Project General Manager of FC Production Engineering Division 2
Project General Manager of FC Engineering Division; Project General Manager of New Product Production Preparation Project, Production Engineering Management Division Yuji Kuriyama
(Class 1)
General Manager of FC Manufacturing Division 3; Project General Manager of FC Production Engineering Division 2; General Manager of Inabe Plant Project General Manager of New Product Production Preparation Project, Production Engineering Management Division; General Manager of Inabe Plant Shigehiro Muto
(Class 1)
General Manager of Human Resources Division Executive Coordinator, Toyoda Gosei Asia Co., Ltd. Masashi Umeda
(Class 2)
Project General Manager of Finance & Accounting Division General Manager of Finance & Accounting Division Kohei Shibata
(Class 1)
Corporate Adviser, Waterville TG Inc. General Manager of WS Engineering Division Hiroyasu Kozawa
(Class 1)
General Manager of WS Engineering Division General Manager of WS Parts Engineering Dept. 1, WS Engineering Division Hideaki Minoura
(Class 2)

   *1:Only transfers and changes are listed
   *2:Underlines show changes