Tatsuya Namura, Vice President Toyota Motor Europe
Government Affairs, European Corporate Communication and Environment, Social & Governance
Tatsuya Namura joined Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in 1992.
His career with Toyota has mostly focused on product planning and other sales related functions, including six years in Europe from 2006.
From 2012 to 2014, in TMC Research Division, he was responsible for the initial concept study of various models like Corolla, RAV4, Yaris and Yaris Cross.
From 2015, in TMC Sales Operations Planning Division, he was responsible for the product planning of Prius, Mirai and Supra. He was also responsible for mid-term product planning representing global sales and marketing.
In January 2018 he was appointed General Manager, Product Planning Dept., Sales Operations Planning Division in TMC.
January 2019, he returned to Toyota Motor Europe and was appointed Vice President, Product Planning Division, and in April 2019 Vice President for Product and Marketing Management.
From July 2021, Mr. Namura is assigned as Vice President Government Affairs, European Corporate Communication and Environment, Social & Governance at TME.
As a child, Mr. Namura spent nine years living in Chicago Illinois USA.
He graduated from Kwansei Gakuin University in 1992 and the International University of Japan Graduate School of International Business in 1996.
Mr. Namura is married and has three children.
He spends time everyday either jogging or cycling, dreaming of someday cycling across the world.