Newsroom Toyota Europe (executive bio)

2017
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April
2017
Mr Leroy qualified as an engineer from the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences et Technologies de l’Ingenieur of Nancy in 1981. In 1993 he completed the Management Program at CEDEP/INSEAD. Mr Leroy began his career in the automotive industry in 1982 wit...
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April
2017
Dr Johan van Zyl earned a doctorate in Business Economics from the University of Potchefstroom, where he subsequently worked as a professor at the Post-Graduate Business Management School. Dr van Zyl joined Toyota South Africa in 1993 as Director,...
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April
2017
Date of birth: October 2, 1963 Home country: Japan Education: Bachelor’s degree in law, Hosei University, 1987 Career Apr. 1987 Joined Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) Jan. 2012 Project General Manager, BR Vehicle & Parts Localization De...
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2016
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January
2016
Andy Pfeiffenberger hails from the United States but has spent the majority of his career working internationally. Since joining Toyota Motor Corporation in 1986, he has held positions in Corporate Affairs and Public Relations, Marketing Communica...
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January
2016
Date of birth: December 5, 1960 Education: Master’s degree in machine engineering, Hokkaido University, 1985 Career: Apr. 1985 Joined Toyota Motor Corporation Apr. 2006 General Manager, Engine Engineering Division 1 Jan. 2009 General Man...
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01
January
2016
Alain Uyttenhoven has been appointed head of Lexus Europe in January 2014 after a stint of 2,5 years as Vice President of Product Planning for the Toyota Brand and 3 years as Managing Director of Toyota in Germany. Mr. Uyttenhoven joined Toyota Mo...
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January
2016
Mr Pieraerts was born in Antwerp in 1959. He holds a degree in Business Administration & Management in Brussels from ICHEC Brussels Management School. He started his career in 1988 in the automotive industry with Ford Motor Company Belgium, as a S...
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January
2016
Pierre Masai joined Toyota in 2005 as IS Director in the European Sales Organisation, and oversaw the merge of the various IS organisations of R&D, Manufacturing and Sales into one streamlined organisation in 2007, then the extension into a truly pan...
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January
2016
Mr Killmann studied Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Graz in Austria, with a specialisation for internal combustion engines. From 1988 until 1992 he was assistant lecturer at the university’s institute for Internal Combustion Eng...
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