TOYOTA
News Release
June 22, 2007  

Toyota Announces Executive and Organizational Changes
Tokyo — TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) announced executive and organizational changes today, as described below.


1. Executives

1) Board of Directors (30 people)
Name New title
Fujio Cho Chairman and Representative Director
Katsuhiro Nakagawa Vice Chairman and Representative Director
Katsuaki Watanabe President and Representative Director
Tokuichi Uranishi Executive Vice President and Representative Director
Kazuo Okamoto Executive Vice President and Representative Director
Kyoji Sasazu Executive Vice President and Representative Director
Mitsuo Kinoshita Executive Vice President and Representative Director
Takeshi Uchiyamada Executive Vice President and Representative Director
Masatami Takimoto Executive Vice President and Representative Director
Akio Toyoda Executive Vice President and Representative Director
Yukitoshi Funo Senior Managing Director
Takeshi Suzuki Senior Managing Director
Atsushi Niimi Senior Managing Director
Hiroshi Takada Senior Managing Director
Teiji Tachibana Senior Managing Director
Shinichi Sasaki Senior Managing Director
Akira Okabe Senior Managing Director
Yoichiro Ichimaru Senior Managing Director
Shoji Ikawa Senior Managing Director
Koichi Ina* Senior Managing Director
Takeshi Yoshida* Senior Managing Director
Shinzo Kobuki* Senior Managing Director
Akira Sasaki* Senior Managing Director
Hiroshi Kawakami* Senior Managing Director
Tadashi Arashima* Senior Managing Director
Mamoru Furuhashi* Senior Managing Director
Satoshi Ozawa* Senior Managing Director
James E. Press* Senior Managing Director
Shoichiro Toyoda Honorary Chairman
Hiroshi Okuda Senior Advisor
*Newly appointed

2) Corporate Auditors (7 people)
Name New title
Yoshikazu Amano* Full-time Corporate Auditor
Chiaki Yamaguchi Full-time Corporate Auditor
Masaki Nakatsugawa Full-time Corporate Auditor
Yoichi Kaya Corporate Auditor**
Yoichi Morishita Corporate Auditor**
Akishige Okada Corporate Auditor**
Kunihiro Matsuo* Corporate Auditor**
*Newly appointed
**Outside corporate auditors set forth in Article 2-16 of the Corporation Act of Japan

3) Managing Officers (47 people)
Name New title
Iwao Nihashi Managing Officer
Seiichi Sudo Managing Officer
Yasuhiko Ichihashi Managing Officer
Tadashi Yamashina Managing Officer
Takashi Hata Managing Officer
Wahei Hirai Managing Officer
Tatehito Ueda Managing Officer
Takashi Shigematsu Managing Officer
Yuzo Ushiyama Managing Officer
Takahiko Ijichi Managing Officer
Toshio Furutani Managing Officer
Tetsuo Agata Managing Officer
Senta Morioka Managing Officer
Hironobu Inoue Managing Officer
Kazuhiko Takarada Managing Officer
Masayuki Nakai Managing Officer
Toshiki Hayama Managing Officer
Takahiro Iwase Managing Officer
Akihito Tsuji Managing Officer
Yoshihiko Masuda Managing Officer
Nobuo Kobayashi Managing Officer
Yoshimasa Ishii Managing Officer
Tatsuya Kaneko Managing Officer
Takeshi Shirane Managing Officer
Masanao Tomozoe Managing Officer
Katsunori Itasaka Managing Officer
Tokuyuki Takahashi Managing Officer
Real C. Tanguay Managing Officer
Ryoichi Sasaki Managing Officer
Seiho Kawakami Managing Officer
Yasuhiko Yokoi Managing Officer
Takahiro Fujioka Managing Officer
Masanobu Kawase Managing Officer
Yukio Nishikawa Managing Officer
Hirofumi Muta Managing Officer
Thierry Dombreval Managing Officer
Shigeki Suzuki* Managing Officer
Katsutada Masumoto* Managing Officer
Yasushi Kohara* Managing Officer
Shigeru Hayakawa* Managing Officer
Hisayuki Inoue* Managing Officer
Hiroji Onishi* Managing Officer
Keiji Masui* Managing Officer
Kenji Miura* Managing Officer
Kiyotaka Ise* Managing Officer
Katsuyuki Miyabayashi* Managing Officer
Didier Leroy* Managing Officer
*Newly appointed


As a result of the above changes, TMC now has, 1 chairman, 1 vice chairman, 1 president, 7 executive vice presidents, 18 senior managing directors, 1 honorary chairman, 1 senior advisor, member of the board, 7 auditors and 47 managing officers, for a total of 84 executives.


2. Retiring Corporate Auditors and Managing Officers (9 people)

Yoshimi Inaba (Appointed as Senior Advisor)
Tetsuo Hattori (Appointed as Advisor)
Hajime Wakayama (Appointed as Advisor)
Yoshio Shirai (Appointed as Advisor)
Hideaki Miyahara (Appointed as Advisor)
Yasutaka Okamura (Appointed as Advisor)
Masamoto Maekawa (Appointed as Advisor)
Gary L. Convis
Yasumori Ihara (Appointed as Advisor)


3. Executives' Areas of Responsibility and Titles

1) Executive Vice Presidents and Senior Managing Directors
Name New Former
Tokuichi
Uranishi
Executive Vice President
- Global Planning Operations
- Overseas
(Americas, Europe & Africa, China, Asia, Oceania & Middle East)
Executive Vice President
- Global Planning Operations
- Overseas
(Americas, Europe & Africa, Asia, Oceania & Middle East)
- The Americas Operations Group (Chief Officer)
- Europe & Africa Operations Group
(Chief Officer)
Kazuo
Okamoto
Executive Vice President
- Research & Development
(R & D Management, Technical Administration, Design, Product Development, Vehicle Engineering, Motor Sports)

- Technical Administration Group
(Chief Officer)
- Design Group (Chief Officer)
- Vehicle Engineering Group (Chief Officer)
- Motorsport Business Management Dept.
- Motor Sports Div.
- Toyota Motorsport GmbH
- Advanced Vehicle Div.
Executive Vice President
- Research & Development
(R & D Management, Technical Administration, Design, Product Development, Vehicle Engineering, Motor Sports)

- Technical Administration Group
(Chief Officer)
- Design Group (Chief Officer)
- Motorsport Business Management Dept.
- Motor Sports Div.
- Toyota Motorsport GmbH
Kyoji
Sasazu
Executive Vice President
- Business Development
- Purchasing
- Housing
Executive Vice President
- Global Planning Operations
- Japan Sales Operations
Mitsuo
Kinoshita
Executive Vice President
- Corporate Planning & Research
- Government & Public Affairs
- Global Audit
- General Administration & Human Resources
- Accounting
- Information Systems
- CSR & Environmental Affairs

- Information Systems Group (Chief Officer)
- Global Audit Dept.
- Corporate Planning Div.
- Research Div.
Executive Vice President
- Corporate Planning & Research
- Government & Public Affairs
- Global Audit
- General Administration & Human Resources
- Accounting
- Information Systems
- Business Development
- Housing

- General Administration & Human Resources Group (Chief Officer)
- Information Systems Group (Chief Officer)
- Global Audit Dept.
- Corporate Planning Div.
- Research Div.
Takeshi Uchiyamada Executive Vice President
- Production
- TQM
Executive Vice President
- Production
- TQM
- Environmental Affairs
Masatami
Takimoto
Executive Vice President
- Quality
- Research & Development
(Power Train, Future Project)
- Fuel Cell System Development

- Fuel Cell System Development Group
(Chief Officer)
- Future Project Div.
Executive Vice President
- Quality
- Research & Development
(Power Train, Future Project)
- Fuel Cell System Development

- Power Train Development Group
(Chief Officer)
- Fuel Cell System Development Group
(Chief Officer)
- Future Project Div.
Akio
Toyoda
Executive Vice President
- Product Management
- IT & ITS
- Global Planning Operations
- Japan Sales Operations
- Customer Service
- Quality

- IT & ITS Group (Chief Officer)
- e-TOYOTA Div.
Executive Vice President
- Product Management
- IT & ITS
- Purchasing
- Quality

- IT & ITS Group (Chief Officer)
- e-TOYOTA Div.
Yukitoshi
Funo
Senior Managing Director
- The Americas Operations Group (Chief Officer)
- Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Senior Managing Director
- Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
- Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Atsushi
Niimi
Senior Managing Director
- Purchasing Group (Chief Officer)
Senior Managing Director
- Strategic Production Planning Group
(Chief Officer)
- Manufacturing Group (Chief Officer)
- TQM Promotion Div.
Teiji
Tachibana
Senior Managing Director
- Government & Public Affairs Group
(Chief Officer)
- Housing Group (Chief Officer)
Senior Managing Director
- Government & Public Affairs Group
(Chief Officer)
- Housing Group (Chief Officer)
- Legal Div.
Yoichiro
Ichimaru
Senior Managing Director
- Japan Sales Operations Group
(Chief Officer)
- LEXUS Japan Sales & Marketing
Senior Managing Director
- Japan Sales Operations Group
(Chief Officer)
- Customer Service Operations Group
(Chief Officer)
Shoji
Ikawa
Senior Managing Director
- Production Engineering Group (Chief Officer)
- Fuel Cell System Development Group
(Deputy Chief Officer)
Senior Managing Director
- Production Engineering Group (Chief Officer)
Koichi
Ina
Senior Managing Director
- Strategic Production Planning Group
(Chief Officer)
- Manufacturing Group (Chief Officer)
- TQM Promotion Div.
- Global Production Center (General Manager)
Managing Officer
- Miyoshi Plant (General Manager)
- Myochi Plant (General Manager)
- Operations Management Consulting Div.
- Global Strategic Production Planning Div.
- Production Control Div.
- Project Planning & Management Div.
- Global Production Center (General Manager)
Takeshi
Yoshida
Senior Managing Director
- Product Development Group (Chief Officer)
- Product Planning Division
Managing Officer
- LEXUS Development Center
(General Manager)
- Prototype Production Div.
- EQ Planning & Development Div.
- Body System Engineering Div.
- Advanced CAE Div.
Shinzo
Kobuki
Senior Managing Director
- Power Train Development Group
(Chief Officer)
- R & D Management Div.
- Drive Train Engineering Div. 1-3
- Hybrid Vehicle System Engineering Div.
- Hybrid Vehicle Power Train Development Div.
- Hybrid Vehicle Advanced Technology Engineering Div.
Managing Officer
- R & D Management Div.
- EQ Planning & Development Div.
- Hybrid Vehicle System Engineering Div.
- Hybrid Vehicle Power Train Development Div.
- Hybrid Vehicle Advanced Technology Engineering Div.
Akira
Sasaki
Senior Managing Director
- China Operations Group (Chief Officer)
- Toyota Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd
Managing Officer
- China Div.
- Toyota Technical Center, China
Hiroshi
Kawakami
Senior Managing Director
- Customer Service Operations Group
(Chief Officer)
Managing Officer
- Kaizen Development & Support Div.
- Service Marketing & Planning Div.
- Technical Support Div.
- Domestic Service Field Operations Div.
- Overseas Service Field Operations Div.
- C&A Development Div.
- Domestic Parts and Accessories Div.
- Overseas Parts and Accessories Div.
Tadashi
Arashima
Senior Managing Director
- Europe & Africa Operations Group
(Chief Officer)
- Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA
- Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA
(TMME Company)
Managing Officer
- Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA
- Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA
(TMME Company)
Mamoru
Furuhashi
Senior Managing Director
- Government & Public Affairs Group
(Deputy Chief Officer)
- Public Affairs Administration Dept.
- Tokyo Secretarial Div.
- Tokyo General Administration Div.
- Government & Industrial Affairs Div.
Managing Officer
- Public Affairs Administration Dept.
- Tokyo Secretarial Div.
- Tokyo General Administration Div.
Satoshi
Ozawa
Senior Managing Director
- General Administration & Human Resources Group (Chief Officer)
- CSR & Environmental Affairs Div.
- Legal Div.
- Secretarial Div.
- General Administration Div.
- Human Resources Div.
- Labor Relations Div.
- Toyota Institute
- Nagoya General Administration Div.
- Toyota Technical Skills Academy
- Medical Support Div.
Managing Officer
- Secretarial Div.
- General Administration Div.
- Human Resources Div.
- Labor Relations Div.
- Toyota Institute
- Nagoya General Administration Div.
- Toyota Technical Skills Academy
- Medical Support Div.
James
E. Press
Senior Managing Director
- Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Managing Officer
- Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

2) Managing Officers (Only those with new responsibilities or those newly appointed listed)
Name New Former
Takashi
Hata
- Corporate Planning Div.
- Research Div.
- Product Management Div.
- Corporate Planning Div.
- Research Div.
- Product Management Div.
- LEXUS Product & Marketing Planning Div.
Tatehito
Ueda
- Future Project Div.
- Higashifuji Technical Administration Div.
- Power Train Engineering Div. 2-3
- Power Train Management Engineering Div.
- Future Project Div.
- Intellectual Property Div.
- Higashifuji Technical Administration Div.
- Power Train Engineering Div. 2
- Power Train Management Engineering Div.
Takeshi
Shigematsu
- IT & ITS Planning Div.
- EQ Planning & Development Div.
- Integrated System Engineering Div.
- Electronics Engineering Div. 1-3
- IT & ITS Planning Div.
- Integrated System Engineering Div.
- Electronics Engineering Div. 1-3
Toshio
Furutani
- Global Project Planning Div.
- LEXUS Product & Marketing Planning Div.
- Motorsport Business Management Dept.
- Global Planning Div.
- Global Project Planning Div.
- Global Marketing Div.
Hironobu
Inoue
- Dealer Human Resources Development Div.
- Corolla channel Operations Div.
- Japan Rental & Leasing Div.
- Corolla channel Operations Div.
- Japan Rental & Leasing Div.
- Duo Division
Kazuhiko
Takarada
- Motomachi Plant (General Manager)
- Myochi Plant (General Manager)
- Kinuura Plant (General Manager)
- Motomachi Plant (General Manager)
- Kinuura Plant (General Manager)
Masayuki
Nakai
- Motorsport Business Management Dept.
- Corporate Citizenship Div.
- Public Affairs Div.
- Corporate Public Relations Div.
- Motorsport Business Management Dept.
- Corporate Citizenship Div.
- Global External Affairs Div.
- Public Affairs Div.
- Government & Industrial Affairs Div.
- Corporate Public Relations Div.
Toshiki
Hayama
- CSR & Environmental Affairs
- Production Engineering Planning Div.
- Production Engineering Development Div.
- Partner Robot Development Div.
- Instrumentation Engineering Div.
- Production & Logistics Systems Engineering Div.
- Fundamental Production Engineering Div.
- Power Train & Chassis Prototype Production & Engineering Div.
- Engine Production Engineering Div.
- Drive Train Engineering Div.
- Chassis Production Engineering Div.
- HV Power Train Production Engineering Div.
- Teiho Plant (General Manager)
- Teiho Plant Machinery & Die Engineering Administration Div.
- Mechatronics Systems Div.
- Stamping Die & Tool Div.
- Die & Mold Div.
- Production Engineering Planning Div.
- Production Engineering Development Div.
- Partner Robot Development Div.
- Instrumentation Engineering Div.
- Production & Logistics Systems Engineering Div.
- Fundamental Production Engineering Div.
- Power Train & Chassis Prototype Production & Engineering Div.
- Engine Production Engineering Div.
- Drive Train Engineering Div.
- Chassis Production Engineering Div.
- HV Power Train Production Engineering Div.
- Teiho Plant (General Manager)
- Teiho Plant Machinery & Die Engineering Administration Div.
- Mechatronics Systems Div.
- Stamping Die & Tool Div.
- Die & Mold Div.
Tatsuya
Kaneko
- Japan Advertising & Marketing Div.
- Netz channel Operations Div.
- Duo Div.
- Japan Advertising & Marketing Div.
- Netz channel Operations Div.
Takeshi
Shirane
- Purchasing Div. 1-2
- Global Purchasing Planning Div.
- Purchasing Div. 1-2
Katsunori
Itasaka
- Japan Sales Planning Div.
- Japan Fleet Sales & Conversion Vehicle Div.
- Toyota channel Operations Div.
- Dealer Human Resources Development Div.
- Japan Fleet Sales & Conversion Vehicle Div.
- Toyota channel Operations Div.
Tokuyuki
Takahashi
- Miyoshi Plant (General Manager)
- Global Strategic Production Planning Div.
- Production Control Div.
- Project Planning & Management Div.
- Material Engineering Div. 1-3
- Power Train Engineering Div. 3
- Drive Train Engineering Div. 1-3
- Hybrid Vehicle Material Engineering Div.
Ryoichi
Sasaki
- Asia, Oceania & Middle East Project Div.
- Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Engineering and Manufacturing Co., Ltd.* *
- Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
- Asia, Oceania & Middle East Project Div.
- Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (Singapore)
- Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
- Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd.
Seiho
Kawakami
- TOYOTA Development Center 2
(General Manager)
- Chassis System Engineering Div.
- TOYOTA Development Center 2
(Deputy General Manager)
- Chassis System Engineering Div.
Yasuhiko
Yokoi
- Asia, Oceania & Middle East Project Div.
- Oceania, Middle East & Southwest Asia Marketing Div.
- Taiwan Office
- Used Car Business Div.
- LEXUS Domestic Sales & Marketing Div.
Masanobu
Kawase
- TOYOTA Development Center 1
(General Manager)
- Prototype Production Div.
- EQ Planning & Development Div.
- TOYOTA Development Center 1
(General Manager)
Shigeki
Suzuki*
- Intellectual Property Div.
- Material Engineering Div. 1-3
- Hybrid Vehicle Material Engineering Div.
- Material Engineering Div. 1 (General Manager)
Katsutada
Masumoto*
- Kaizen Development & Support Div.
- Service Marketing & Planning Div.
- Technical Service Div.
- Domestic Service Field Operations Div.
- Overseas Service Field Operations Div.
- C&A Development Div.
- Domestic Parts and Accessories Div.
- Overseas Parts and Accessories Div.
- Overseas Service Field Operations Div.
(General Manager)
Yasushi
Kohara*
- Japan Market & Retail Development Div.
- Used Car Business Div.
- Toyopet channel Operations Div.
- Toyopet channel Operations Div. (General Manager)
Shigeru
Hayakawa*
- Global External Affairs Division
- Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
- Public Affairs Div. (General Manager)
Hisayuki
Inoue*
- Motorsport Business Management Dept.
- Global Planning Div.
- Global Marketing Div.
- Global Planning Div. (General Manager)
Hiroji
Onishi*
- IT Management Div.
- Corporate IT Div.
- Engineering IT Div.
- Engineering Data Control & Management Div.
- IT & ITS Planning Div.
(General Manager)
Keiji
Masui*
- Global Purchasing Planning Div.
- Product Control Div. (General Manager)
Kenji
Miura*
- Operations Management Consulting Div.
- Service Parts Administration Div.
- Logistics Planning Div.
- Production Parts Logistics Div.
- Vehicle Logistics Div.
- Service Parts Logistics Div.
- Operations Management Consulting Div.
(General Manager)
Kiyotaka
Ise*
- LEXUS Development Center (General Manager)
- TOYOTA Development Center 2
(Executive Chief Engineer)
Katsuyuki
Miyabayashi*
- R & D Management Div.
- Body System Engineering Div.
- Advanced CAE Div.
- Product Planning Div. (General Manager)
Didier
Leroy*
- Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA
(R & D/ Manufacturing Company)
- Toyota Motor Manufacturing France S. A. S
- Toyota Motor Manufacturing France S. A. S.
* Newly appointed
**Established April 1, 2007 by integrating the functions of Toyota Technical Center Asia Pacific (Thailand) Co. Ltd. and Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Co., Ltd.

3) Advisor
Name New Former
Nobuyuki
Kobayashi
BR Automotive Software Engineering Dept. -


4. Organizational Changes

1) Information Systems Group
  The IT Management Division and the Corporate IT Division have been reorganized.

Information Systems Group

  Purpose
To optimize the structural organization and distribution of human resources and to reinforce the global business management function of the IT Management Division, the IT Management Division and Corporate IT Division were reorganized into the IT Management Division, Corporate IT Division and Engineering IT Division.

As a result of the above changes, the number of divisions has increased from 232 to 233.


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