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Toyoda Gosei Announces Organizational Changes

December 26, 2016

Kiyosu, Japan, December 26, 2016: Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. announces the following organizational changes, to take effect on January 1, 2017.

1. Organizational change (division level or higher)

 1-1. Corporate Management Headquarters

  (1) A new organization, the “TG Learning Center,” is being established to cultivate personnel who can act on a global stage. Together with this, the name of the previous “Human Resources Development Division” has being changed to “Human Resources Division.”

 1-2. Quality Assurance Headquarters

  (1) To strengthen our actions in improving operational quality, the TQM Promotion Division has been moved from the Corporate Management Headquarters to the Quality Assurance Headquarters

 1-3. Production Headquarters

  (1) To improve our manufacturing ability, the Operations Management Development Division is being merged into the Production Administration Division

  (2) New Quality Control Divisions for weatherstrips (WS), functional components (FC), interior/exterior (IE) products, and safety systems (SS) to strengthen our quality control functions in each product area

2. Changes in organizational responsibilities of Corporate Officers
  (Only changes are listed here; underlines indicate changes) 

NewPreviousName

Senior Managing Officer
 Corporate Planning Division

Senior Managing Officer
 Chairman of TGE (*1)
 President of TG Meteor (*2)

Atsushi Sumida

Managing Officer
 General Manager of Optoelectronics
 Business Unit,  Human Resources
 Division/TG Learning Center

Managing Officer
 General Manager of Optoelectronics
 Business Unit,  Human Resources
 Development Division

Toshihiro Yokoi

Corporate Officer
 General Manager of General Industry
 Products  Division, General Manager
 of TQM Promotion  Division, Safety &
 Health Promotion Division

Corporate Officer
 General Manager of General Industry
 Products  Division, Safety & Health
 Promotion Division, TQM  Promotion
 Division

Katsumi Tanabe

Corporate Officer
 Chairman of TGE (*1)
 President of TG Meteor (*2)

Corporate Officer
 President of TGCZ (*3)

Masahiko Ito

Corporate Officer
 General Manager of Quality Assurance
 Division, 
In charge of TPS Promotion

Corporate Officer
 General Manager of Quality Assurance
 Division,  Operations Management
 Division

Hiroyasu Hirayama

*1: Toyoda Gosei Europe N.V.
*2: Toyoda Gosei Meteor GmbH
*3: Toyoda Gosei Czech, s.r.o.