Effective today, Toyota CEO and President Akio Toyoda will assume the duties of president of the company’s newly formed EV Business Planning Department. (Earlier post.)
Mitsuhisa Kato, Toyota’s Executive Vice President, Frontier Research Center, will also function as an EVP for the new EV planning department.
Shigeki Terashi, Toyota’s EVP, Strategic Top Executive Meeting Office, will also become an EVP for the new EV group, as well as EVP of the Corporate Strategy Division and the Research Division.
At the managerial level, Kouji Toyoshima, chief engineer with Toyota’s mid-size vehicle company will also take a chief engineer role withi the EV group.