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January 5, 2015

Announcement of Changes of Assignment for Directors and Corporate Officers, Personnel Changes and Organizational Changes


Osaka, Japan – January 5, 2015 – TOYO TIRE & RUBBER CO., LTD. (President: Takuji Yamamoto), announces the following changes of assignment for directors and corporate officers, personnel changes and organizational changes , effective January 1, 2015.

1. Changes of Assignment for Directors and Corportate Officers (Effective January 1, 2015

Name New Position Former Position  Continuing Position
Takuji
Yamamoto

General Manager,
  North America Business Unit
  Tire Business Group
  Headquarters
 
President,
  Representative Director,
  Group Executive Officer,
   Tire Business
  Chief Risk Management Officer
  Chief Compliance Management
  Officer
James
L. Hawk

Chairman,
  Toyo Tire North America
  Manufacturing Inc.

General Manager,
  North America Business Unit,
  Tire Business Group
  Headquarters
President,
  Toyo Tire North America
  Manufacturing Inc.

Senior Corporate Officer,
Chairman,
  Toyo Tire Holdings of
  Americas Inc.
President,
  Toyo Tire North America OE
  Sales LLC

2. Personnel Changes (Effective January 1, 2015)

Name New Position Former Position Continuing Position
Hisanari
Takai

General Manager
DT Planning and
Administration Dept,.
DT Business Group
Headquarters

General Manager,
DT Strategic Planning Dept.,
Corporate Planning Division
 

3. Personnel Changes of Subsidiary Companies (Effective January 1, 2015)

Name New Position Former Position Continuing Position
Don
Bunn

President,
Toyo Tire North America
Manufacturing Inc.

Sr. Director of Technical Services
Toyo Tire North America
Manufacturing Inc.
 


4. Organizational Changes (effective January 1, 2015)

  1) DT Strategic Planning Dept. under Corporate Planning Division was dissolved, and DT Planning and Administration Dept. was newly
     established under DT Business Group Headquarters.
  2) Strategic planning function of DT Strategic Planning Dept. was transferred to DT Planning and Administration Dept. under
      DT Business Group Headquarters.
  3) Business management function of DT business administration group of DT Business Group Headquarters was transferred
      from to DT Planning and Administration Dept.
 
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