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Announcement of Management and Organizational Changes

June 17, 2021

Kiyosu, Japan, June 17, 2021: Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. held an election for Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board Members at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on June 17. After the Shareholders’ Meeting, the Board decided to transfer some Directors and Corporate Officers and to make changes in organizational responsibilities. Organizational reform and personnel change were also carried out on the same day.

1Transfer of Directors and change in management*1

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NameNew position*2Previous position
Hiroshi Yasuda Director, Corporate Officer
 Chief of Corporate Strategy Headquarters,
 Chief of Carbon Neutrality and Environment
 Promotion Division, Adviser to Automotive
 Business Headquarters
Director, Corporate Officer
 Chief of Corporate Strategy Headquarters,
 Chief of Production Headquarters,
 Chief of Safety & Health Promotion
 Division and Environment Division
Masaki Oka Director, Corporate Officer
 Deputy Chief of Corporate Strategy
 Headquarters, Chief of Purchasing
 Headquarters
Director, Corporate Officer
 Deputy Chief of Corporate Strategy
 Headquarters
Naoki Miyazaki Director Chairman

2Appointment of Audit & Supervisory Board Member

NameNew position*2Previous position
Yamato Suzuki Full-Time Audit & Supervisory Board Member General Manager of Legal Division

3Transfer of Directors and change in management*1

NameNew position*2Previous position
Yoshiyuki Fujita Corporate Officer
 Chief of Automotive Business
 Headquarters, Chief of Safety & Health
 Promotion Division
Corporate Officer
 Deputy Chief of Research and
 Development Headquarters, Chief of
 Product Planning Center
Junichiro Kako Corporate Officer
 Deputy Chief of Automotive Business
 Headquarters, Chief of IE Business Area
Corporate Officer
 Deputy Chief of Research and
 Development Headquarters, Chief of
 Product Development Center
Yutaka Ogasawara Corporate Officer
 Deputy Chief of Automotive Business
 Headquarters, Chief of WS Business Area,
 Chief of FC Business Area
Corporate Officer
 Deputy Chief of Production Headquarters,
 Chief of FC Parts Production Center
Tadashi Yamamoto Corporate Officer
 Deputy Chief of Automotive Business
 Headquarters, Chief of SS Business Area
Executive Management
 Chief of SS Parts Production Center
Mitsuhiro Nawashiro Corporate Officer
 Deputy Chief of Corporate Strategy
 Headquarters, Deputy Chief of Research
 and Development Headquarters, Chief of
 Product Development Center,Deputy Chief
 of Life Solution Business Headquarters
Executive Management
 Deputy Chief of Corporate Strategy
 Headquarters, Deputy Chief of Life
 Solution Business Headquarters

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

4Organizational Changes

Organizations directly under the President

▽The name of the Environment Division will be changed to the Carbon Neutrality and Environment Promotion Division, which will implement a range of policies across the company to achieve carbon neutrality.

Corporate Strategy Headquarters

▽The new Digital Transformation Department will pursue the rebuilding of processes and mechanisms from the perspective of what is best for the entire company, as Toyoda Gosei seeks to rationalize corporate operations and create new businesses.

Research and Development Headquarters and Production Headquarters (reorganization)

▽The name of the Production Headquarters will be changed to the Automotive Business Headquarters.

▽The engineering divisions and Performance Evaluation and Engineering Division in the Product Development Center will be moved to the Automotive Business Headquarters, and the Product Development Center will be closed.
With these changes, Toyoda Gosei will

  • Integrate operations from planning to production in each business area in the Automotive Business Headquarters, and strengthen cost and product competitiveness.
  • The Research and Development Headquarters will focus energy on the development of new products, accelerating the development of key products.

▽Together with the above changes, the names of the following organizations will be changed.

After change Before change
Automotive Business Management Center Production Engineering Center
WS Business Area WS Parts Production Center
FC Business Area FC Parts Production Center
IE Business Area IE Parts Production Center
Emblem Division Emblem Business Division
SS Business Area SS Parts Production Center
Product Development Center Product Planning Center
EV and FCV Development Division FC Development Division

In addition, a new Engineering Management Division will be established in the Automotive Business Management Center, and the FCV Business Unit in the FC Parts Production Center will be closed.

Life Solution Business Headquarters

Life Solution Engineering Division 1 will be split, and a new Life Solution Engineering Division 3 will be established.

5.Transfer/promotion of Executive Management and General Managers

 5-1.Transfer of Executive Management

NameNew position*2Previous position
Kazuhiko Nagao Deputy Chief of Carbon Neutrality and
Environment Promotion Division;
General Manager of Carbon Neutrality and
Environment Promotion Division
Deputy Chief of Environment Division;
General Manager of Environment Division
Daiichiro Kawashima Deputy Chief of Product Development
Center
Deputy Chief of Product Planning Center;
General Manager of Technical Planning
Division
Kenji Hayashi Deputy Chief of Automotive Business
Headquarters;
Deputy Chief of Safety & Health Promotion
Division;
General Manager of Production
Administration Division
Deputy Chief of Production Headquarters;
Deputy Chief of Safety & Health Promotion
Division;
General Manager of Production
Administration Division
Katsuhiko Kato Chief of Automotive Business Management
Center;
General Manager of Production
Engineering Management Division
Chief of Production Engineering Center;
General Manager of Production
Engineering Management Division
Tamotsu Watanabe Deputy Chief of Automotive Business
Management Center
Chief of WS Parts Production Center;
General Manager of WS Production
Engineering Division
Takashi Amano Deputy Chief of IE Business Area Deputy Chief of IE Parts Production Center;
General Manager of IE Business Planning
Division
Yasushi Okada Deputy Chief of SS Business Area Deputy Chief of Product Development
Center
Yukitaka Hasegawa Deputy Chief of Life Solution Business
Headquarters;
General Manager of Life Solution Engineering
Division 1;
General Manager of Life Solution Engineering
Division 3
Deputy Chief of Life Solution Business
Headquarters;
General Manager of Life Solution Engineering
Division 1
Nobuhisa Tanaka President, Toyoda Gosei North America
Corporation
Chief of Purchasing Headquarters

 5-2.Promotion of Executive Management

NameNew position*2Previous position
Hiromi Hyuga Executive Vice President, Toyoda Gosei East Japan
Co., Ltd.
General Manager of IE Production
Engineering Division;
Project General Manager of Emblem
Business Division
Dean Link President, TG Missouri Corporation;
President, TG Automotive Sealing Kentucky,
LLC
President, TG Missouri Corporation;
President, TG Automotive Sealing Kentucky,
LLC

 5-3.Transfers of division general managers and above

NameNew position*2Previous position
Hiroko Ando General Manager of Legal Division;
Project General Manager of Sustainability
Promotion and IR Department, Corporate
Planning Division
Project General Manager of Legal Division;
Project General Manager of Corporate
Venture Capital Department, Corporate
Planning Division
Shinichiro Fuki General Manager of Technical Planning
Division;
Project General Manager of Corporate
Venture Capital Department, Corporate
Planning Division
General Manager of Technical Strategy
Department, Technical Planning Division;
Project General Manager of Corporate
Venture Capital Department, Corporate
Planning Division
Masahide Kobayashi General Manager of EV and FCV
Development Division
General Manager of FC Development
Division;
Project General Manager of FC Engineering
Division
Akira Yamauchi General Manager of Engineering
Management Division;

General Manager of Engineering
Administration Department, Engineering
Management Division;
Project General Manager of IM Engineering
Division
General Manager of BR Module Planning
Department;
Project General Manager of IM Engineering
Division;
Project General Manager of IE Business
Planning Division
Masatoshi Hotta Deputy Chief of WS Business Area General Manager of WS Business Planning Division
Takeshi Yamauchi General Manager of WS Business Planning Division Project General Manager of WS Business Planning Division
Tsukasa Hattori General Manager of WS Production Engineering Division Project General Manager of WS Production
Engineering Division;
Project General Manager of WS
Manufacturing Division
Tomiei Ikeda Deputy Chief of FC Business Area Chief of FC Engineering Division;
Project General Manager of FC Business
Planning Division
Norimichi Kubota General Manager of FC
Engineering
Division;
Project General Manager of FC Business
Planning Division
Project General Manager of FC Engineering
Division;
Project General Manager of FC
Development Division
Hiroyuki Tajima General Manager of IE Business Planning
Division
General Manager of IE Business Planning
Department, IE Business Planning Division
Shigenori Shibata General Manager of IE Production
Engineering Division
Deputy General Manager of IE
Manufacturing Division;
Project General Manager of IE
Manufacturing Engineering Department, IE
Manufacturing Division;
Manager of Seto Administration Section, IE
Manufacturing Division
Takehito Nakayama General Manager of Emblem Division General Manager of Emblem Business
Division