Toyota Motor Europe announces executive changes, effective July 1, 2022

Brussels, 16 June 2022 – Toyota Motor Europe (TME) announces today that Ms. Monica Perez Lobo will be promoted to Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability, at its European Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

In her new position, she will be overseeing the function that was previously referred to as European Corporate Communication (ECC), European Government Affairs (EGA) & ESG.

Effective 1 July 2022, she will be replacing Mr. Tatsuya Namura, currently Vice President ECC, EGA & ESG, who will be appointed as Executive Advisor at Toyota Motor Europe.


Overview new assignments at Toyota Motor Europe         


Tatsuya NamuraVice President, ECC, EGA & ESGExecutive Advisor
Monica Perez LoboHead of Sustainability & ESG ManagementVice President, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability
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Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA (TME) oversees the wholesale sales and marketing of Toyota, GR (GAZOO Racing) and Lexus vehicles and parts and accessories, as well as Toyota’s European manufacturing and engineering operations. Toyota directly employs over 27,000 people and has invested over EUR 10 billion in Europe since 1990. Its nine European manufacturing plants are located in Portugal, the UK, France, Poland, Czech Republic, Turkey and Russia. Today, there are approximately 16.5 million Toyota, GR and Lexus vehicles on European roads, whose drivers are supported by a network of 28 National Marketing and Sales Companies and around 2,800 retail sales outlets in 53 countries (EU, UK, EFTA countries + Russia, Israel, Turkey and other Eastern European countries). In 2021, TME sold 1,076,300 vehicles in Europe for a 6.4% market share. For more information, visit Facts & Figures (toyota.eu)  and www.toyota-europe.com

 Toyota believes that when people are free to move, anything is possible. In the pursuit of "Mobility for All", Toyota aims to create safer, more connected, inclusive and sustainable mobility to achieve its mission of producing “Happiness for All”. In Europe, TME launched the KINTO mobility brand which offers a range of mobility services in 14 countries, and is growing its business-to-business sales of zero-emission fuel cell products and engineering support. Contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Toyota is working to achieve carbon neutrality in its entire business across Europe. A historic leader in CO2 reduction in Europe, TME aims to achieve 100% CO2 reduction in all new vehicles in Western Europe by 2035 and will continue to offer a full range of electrified powertrains to customers across the region with its hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery and fuel cell electric vehicles. When it comes to sustainability, Toyota is committed to going Beyond Zero.