Toyota Motor Europe announces executive appointments at Toyota Deutschland GMBH

Toyota Motor Europe (TME) today announced several executive level appointments at its wholly-owned distributor in Germany, Toyota Deutschland GmbH, effective January 1st, 2014.

These changes follow Toyota's executive and management rotations that take place regularly at global and pan-European level.

Mr Toshiaki Yasuda, 53, currently President of Toyota Deutschland GmbH, will take up an assignment at Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in Japan after completing a four-year assignment at TDG.

Mr Ulrich Selzer, 49, will be appointed to a position in Corporate Planning at Toyota Motor Europe's headquarters in Brussels, following six years as Managing Director of TDG.

After more than 32 years with TDG, Mr Lothar Feuser, 62, currently Managing Director of TDG, will retire. TME would like to thank Mr Feuser for his career and contributions to Toyota Germany.

Following these changes, two new executives will be appointed as follows:

Mr Masaki Hosoe, 54, will be appointed Chairman of TDG. Mr Hosoe was recently occupying the position of General Manager, Africa Division at Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan (TMC). Having joined TMC in 1982, Mr Hosoe occupied various positions in his career including in Sales Planning, and at Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.

Mr Tom Fux, 40, currently Director of Sales at Toyota Motor Europe, will be appointed President of TDG. Before joining TME in 2008 as General Manager in Sales Planning. Mr Fux was Managing Director at Toyota Adria from 2003 to 2007.