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Announcements of Management Members and Organizational Reform

June 17, 2015

Kiyosu, Japan, June 17, 2015: Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd held an election for Directors and Auditors at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on June 17. After the General Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, the Board decided to transfer some Directors and Corporate Officers and to make partial changes in organizational responsibilities etc. In addition, organizational reform was carried out on the same day, and the content of these changes is as follows.

 

1. Transfer of Directors and partial change in management
   (Only transfers and changes are listed here; the underlined parts are changes) 

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Chairman of the Board (promoted) President Tadashi Arashima
President (promoted) Executive Vice President
  Assistant to President
Naoki Miyazaki
Executive Vice President (promoted)
  General Manager of Development
  Headquarters, Special Adviser to
  Optoelectronics Business Unit 
Director, Senior Managing Officer
  General Manager of Development
  Headquarters, Special Adviser to
  Optoelectronics Business Unit 
Masayoshi Ichikawa
Director (new) - Sojiro Tsuchiya

 

2. Appointment of an Audit & Supervisory Board Member

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Audit & Supervisory Board Member (new) - Hideomi Miyake

 

3. Transfer of Directors and partial change in Management
   (Only transfers and changes are listed here; the underlined parts are changes) 

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Senior Managing Officer (promoted)
  Chairman of Toyoda Gosei Europe N.V.
  and Toyoda Gosei Meteor GmbH 
Managing Officer
  Chairman of Toyoda Gosei Europe N.V.
  and Toyoda Gosei Meteor GmbH 
Atsushi Sumida
Managing Officer
  Quality Assurance Division, Plant Engineering
  & Environment Division
Managing Officer
  General Manager of Optoelectronics Business
  Unit, Research & Development Division
Yasushi Miyamoto
Managing Officer (promoted)
  General Manager of Optoelectronics Business
  Unit, Human Resources Development Division
Corporate Officer
  Deputy General Manager of Optoelectronics
  Business Unit, Human Resources
  Development Division 
Toshihiro Yokoi
Managing Officer (promoted)
  President of Toyoda Gosei North America
  Corporation
Corporate Officer
  President of Toyoda Gosei North America
  Corporation
Toru Koyama
Corporate Officer
  General Manager of Plastic Parts Production
  Center, Operation Management Consulting
  Division
Corporate Officer
  Deputy General Manager of Rubber Parts
  Production Center, Operation Management
  Consulting Division
Shinichi Goto
Corporate Officer
  President of Toyoda Gosei Asia Co., Ltd.
Corporate Officer
  Operational Reform
Motoo Tanaka
Corporate Officer
  General Manager of Rubber Parts production
  Center
Corporate Officer
  Chairman of Waterville TG Inc.
Kazuaki Maeda
Corporate Officer
  General Manager of Production Plastics Parts
  Center, Molds & Machines Manufacturing
  Division, Engineering Production Division
Corporate Officer
  General Manager of Production Engineering
  Development Center, Plastic Parts Production
  Center, Molds & Machines Manufacturing
  Division
Hiroshi Yasuda
Corporate Officer
  General Administration Division, Healthy
  Promotion Division, Total Quality Management
  Division, General Industry Production Division
Corporate Officer
  General Manager of Corporate Planning
  Division
Katsumi Tanabe
Corporate Officer
  General Manager of Product Planning Center ,
  Deputy General Manager of Product
  Development Center, Materials Engineering
  Division
Corporate Officer
  General Manager of Product Planning Center,
  Deputy General Manager of Product
  Development Center, Plant Engineering &
  Environment Division
Takashi Ishikawa
Corporate Officer (new)
  General Manager of Accounting Division, IT
  Promotion Division
Adviser Masaki Oka
Corporate Officer (new)
  President of Waterville TG Inc.
Senior General Manager
  President of Waterville TG Inc.
Junichiro Kako
Corporate Officer (new)
  Executive Vice President of Toyoda Gosei
  North America Corporation
Senior General Manager
  Executive Vice President of Toyoda Gosei
  North America Corporation
Hiroki Fukui

 

4. Organizational reform (changes at the division level or higher)

  Development headquarters
    To commercialize LED packages for head lamps, the Light Source Device Development Division will be transferred to the Product Development Center.
Development headquarters

  Production Headquarters
    To promote the production technology development, the Manufacturing Method Development Division and Molds & Machines Manufacturing Division are consolidated into Production Engineering Division
Production Headquarters

 

5. Transfer/promotion of Senior General Managers

5-1. Transfer of Senior General Managers [The underlined parts are the changes]

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General Manager of Molds & Machines Manufacturing Division , Project General Manager of Production Engineering Division General Manager of Molds & Machines Manufacturing Division , Molds & Machines Development Division Kazuhiro Hashigaki

 

5-2. Promotion of Senior General Managers [The underlined parts are the changes]

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President of TS Opto Co., Ltd. President of TS Opto Co., Ltd. Shigeki Konishi
General Manager of Legal Division General Manager of Legal Division Nobuyuki Furuta
Deputy General Manager of Rubber Parts Production Center General Manager of Functional Component Planning Division Yutaka Ogasawara
Deputy General Manager of Product Development Center General Manager of Safety System Engineering Division Tadashi Yamamoto

 

About Toyoda Gosei

Established in 1949 and headquartered in Kiyosu, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, Toyoda Gosei is a leading specialty manufacturer of rubber and plastic automotive parts and LEDs. Today, the Toyoda Gosei group provides a broad range of high quality products internationally, with a network of some 100 plants and offices in 18 countries and regions. Through its flexible, integrated global supply system and leading-edge technologies for automotive safety, comfort, and environmental protection, Toyoda Gosei is a global supplier that delivers the highest levels of innovation, quality and satisfaction to customers worldwide.