Didier Leroy appointed as first non-Japanese executive Vice President of Toyota Motor Corporation
Mr Leroy was officially appointed today President of Toyota No. 1, which covers RandD, manufacturing and sales for the North America, Europe, and Africa regions the Japan Sales Business Group and the Product Planning, Design and Motorsports functions related to the Toyota No.1 regional scope.
Today, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) officially appointed Didier Leroy as President of Toyota N°1 at TMC. The appointment took place at the 111th General Shareholders meeting.
In this responsibility, Mr Leroy will oversee the RandD, manufacturing and sales operations for the North America, Europe and Africa regions the Japan Sales Business Group and the Product Planning, Design and Motorsports functions related to the Toyota No.1 regional scope. He also became today the first non-Japanese Executive Vice President of TMC, as well as member of the Board of Directors of TMC.
This appointment takes place after the announcement made by TMC in March about changes to its executive structure in Japan, altering roles of top management. Mr Leroy will be based in Brussels.
Biography and picture
For Mr Didier Leroy bio please visit: http://newsroom.toyota.eu/newsrelease.do?id=1721&mid=230