Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) on December 21 announced regular organizational changes to take effect on January 1, 2011, as outlined below.

1. Organizational changes

A. Division not belonging to a group

The Product Development Group's BR-VI Department will be reorganized into the Value Analysis Development Division, which will not belong to a group.

 



B. IT & ITS Group

The e-TOYOTA Div. will be transferred to the IT & ITS Group.

 



C. Government & Public Affairs Group

The Corporate Public Relations Div. will be merged into the Corporate Citizenship Div.

 



D. Purchasing Group

The Purchasing Administration Dept. and the Purchasing Planning Div. will be reorganized.

 



E. Japan Sales Business Group

The Japan Sales Operations Group will be reorganized into the Japan Sales Business Group.  The Japan Service Field Operations Div. and the Japan Parts Div. will remain in the Customer Service Operations Group and satellite functions of the two divisions will be established in the Japan Sales Business Group.  Also, the IT & ITS Sales Div. will be moved into the Japan Sales Business Group from the IT & ITS Group.

 



F. Customer Service Operations Group

The Japan Parts and Accessories Div. will be reorganized to become the Japan Parts Div.

 



G. Europe Operations Group

The TME Dept. will be merged into the Europe Div.

 



H. R&D Group 1

The Body Engineering Field will be reorganized.

 



The Chassis Engineering Field will be reorganized.

 



I. R&D Group 2

Organization names in the Material Engineering Field will be changed.

 



J. Strategic Production Planning Group

The Operations Management Consulting Div., Production Planning Div., and Production Control Div will be merged.

 



The name of the Logistics Planning Div. will be changed.

 



K. Production Engineering Group

The Quality Control Dept. and some functions of the Production Engineering Planning Div. and the Vehicle Planning & Production Engineering Div. will be merged into the Vehicle Quality & Production Engineering Div.

 



The Drive Train & Chassis Production Engineering Div. and the Hybrid Vehicle Power Train Production Engineering Div.1 will be merged.

 



The Fuel Cell Production Engineering Div. and the Hybrid Vehicle Power Train Production Engineering Div. 2 will be merged.

 



After the above changes are implemented, the number of divisions will change to 243 from the current 248.




2. Newly appointed executive

 

Name
Former
New
Tokuo Fukuichi Managing officer
Kanto Auto Works, Ltd.
Managing officer





3. Executives' areas of responsibility1) Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director
 

Name
Former
New
Yoichiro Ichimaru
Executive vice president
- Corporate Planning Div.
- Japan Sales Operations Group
Executive vice president
- Corporate Planning Div.
- Japan Sales Business Group
Nobuyori Kodaira
Senior managing director
- Business Development Group (chief officer)
- IT & ITS Group (chief officer)
- Corporate Planning Div. (chief officer)
- Environmental Affairs Div. (chief officer)
- e-TOYOTA Div. (chief officer)
Senior managing director
- Business Development Group (chief officer)
- IT & ITS Group (chief officer)
- Corporate Planning Div. (chief officer)
- Environmental Affairs Div. (chief officer)
Takahiko Ijichi
Senior managing director
- General Administration & Human Resources Group (chief officer)
- Accounting Group (chief officer)
- Information Systems Group (chief officer)
Senior managing director
- General Administration & Human Resources Group (chief officer)
- Accounting Group (chief officer)
- Information Systems Group (chief officer)
- Global Audit Dept.
Masamoto Maekawa
Senior managing director
- Japan Sales Operations Group (chief officer)
- Tokyo Metropolitan area
Senior managing director
- Japan Sales Business Group (chief officer)
- Tokyo Metropolitan area
Yasumori Ihara
Senior managing director
- Purchasing Group (chief officer)
- Corporate Planning Div. (chief officer)
- Research Div. (chief officer)
Senior managing director
- Purchasing Group (chief officer)
- Corporate Planning Div. (chief officer)
- Research Div. (chief officer)
- Global Audit Dept.
Mitsuhisa Kato
Senior managing director
- Customer Service Operations Group
(deputy chief officer)
- Product Development Group (chief officer)
- R&D Group 1 (chief officer)
Senior managing director
- Customer Service Operations Group
(deputy chief officer)
- Product Development Group (chief officer)
- R&D Group 1 (chief officer)
- Value Analysis Development Div. (chief officer)



2) Managing Officers
 

Name
Former
New
Tatsuya Kaneko
- Japan Market & Retail Development Div.
- Netz channel Operations Div.
- DUO Div.
- Hokkaido and Kyushu
- Japan Product Planning Div.
- Netz channel Operations Div.
- Hokkaido and Kyushu
Hirofumi Muta
- Safety & Health Promotion Div.
- Plant Engineering Div.
- Production Engineering Innovation Div.
- Production Engineering Planning Div.
- Miyoshi Plant (plant general manager)
- Tahara Plant (plant general manager)
- Safety & Health Promotion Div.
- Plant Engineering Div.
- Vehicle Quality & Production Engineering Div.
- Production Engineering Innovation Div.
- Production Engineering Planning Div.
- Miyoshi Plant (plant general manager)
- Tahara Plant (plant general manager)
Shigeki Suzuki
- Environmental Affairs Div.
- Intellectual Property Div.
- Future Project Div.
- Battery Research Div.
Material Engineering Field
- Material Engineering Management Div.
- Vehicle Material Engineering Div.
- Power Train Material Engineering Div.
- Hybrid Vehicle Material Engineering Div.
- Advanced Material Engineering Div.
- Environmental Affairs Div.
- Intellectual Property Div.
- Future Project Div.
- Battery Research Div.
Material Engineering Field
- Material Engineering Management Div.
- Organic Material Engineering Div.
- Metallic & Inorganic Material Engineering Div.
- Battery Material Engineering Div.
- Advanced Material Engineering Div.
Katsutada Masumoto
- Customer Service Planning Div.
- Toyota Sales Logistics Div.
- Technical Service Div.
- Japan Service Field Operations Div.
- Overseas Service Field Operations Div.
- C&A Development Div.
- Japan Parts & Accessories Div.
- Overseas Parts and Accessories Div.
- Service Parts Administration Div.
- Customer Service Planning Div.
- Toyota Sales Logistics Div.
- Technical Service Div.
- Japan Service Field Operations Div.
- Overseas Service Field Operations Div.
- C&A Development Div.
- Japan Parts Div.
- Overseas Parts and Accessories Div.
- Service Parts Administration Div.
Yasushi Kohara
- Used Car Business Div.
- Japan Fleet Sales & Conversion Vehicles Div.
- Toyota channel Operations Div.
- Kanto (excluding Tokyo) and Shikoku regions
- Dealer Development Div.
- Dealer Operations Div.
- Toyota channel Operations Div.
- Kanto (excluding Tokyo) and Shikoku regions
Shigeru Hayakawa
- Corporate Citizenship Div.
- Public Affairs Div.
- Corporate Public Relations Div.
- Corporate Citizenship Div.
- Public Affairs Div.
Kenji Miura
- Operations Management Consulting Div.
- Logistics Planning Div.
- Production Parts Logistics Div.
- Vehicle Logistics Div.
- Service Parts Logistics Div.
- Myochi Plant (plant general manager)
- Logistics Administration Div.
- Production Parts Logistics Div.
- Vehicle Logistics Div.
- Service Parts Logistics Div.
- Myochi Plant (plant general manager)
Takuo Matsui
- TME Dept.
- Europe Div.
- Europe Div.
Norihiko Arai
- Toyopet channel Operations Div.
- Japan Rental & Leasing Div.
- Kinki and Chugoku regions
- Used Car Business Div.
- Vehicle-Connected Product Business Div.
- Japan Fleet Business Div.
- Japan Rental & Leasing Business Div.
- Toyopet channel Operations Div.
- Kinki and Chugoku regions
Soichiro Okudaira
- EQ Planning & Development Div.
- Toyota Development Center 2 (general manager)
- Value Analysis Development Div.
- EQ Planning & Development Div.
- Toyota Development Center 2 (general manager)
Shunichi Konishi
- Japan Sales Planning Div.
- Dealer Human Resources Development Div.
- Corolla channel Operations Div.
- Tohoku and Chubu regions
- Japan Sales Planning Div.
- Corolla channel Operations Div.
- Tohoku and Chubu regions
Kazuhiro Miyauchi
- Purchasing Planning Div.
- Unit Parts Purchasing Div.
- Purchasing Project Management Div.
- Unit Parts Purchasing Div.
Hiroyoshi Yoshiki
- Production Planning Div.
- Production Control Div.
- Project Planning & Management Div.
- Kinuura Plant (plant general manager)
- Production Control Div.
- Project Planning & Management Div.
- Kinuura Plant (plant general manager)
Yoichi Inoue
- Production Engineering Development Div.
- Partner Robot Div.
- Measurement & Instrumentation Engineering Div.
- Power Train & Chassis Production Engineering Div.
- Foundry Engineering Div.
- Forging & Surface Modification Engineering Div.
- Machining & Assembly Fundamental Production Engineering Div.
- Engine Production Engineering Div.
- Drive Train & Chassis Production Engineering Div.
- Hybrid Vehicle Power Train Production Engineering Div. 1/Div. 2
- Production Engineering Development Div.
- Partner Robot Div.
- Measurement & Instrumentation Engineering Div.
- Power Train & Chassis Production Engineering Div.
- Foundry Engineering Div.
- Forging & Surface Modification Engineering Div.
- Machining & Assembly Fundamental Production Engineering Div.
- Engine Production Engineering Div.
- Drive Train, Hybrid Vehicle Power Train & Chassis Production Engineering Div.
- Battery & Fuel Cell Production Engineering Div.
Shuichi Koyama
- Vehicle Structure Planning Div.
- Toyota Development Center 3
(general manager)
Body Engineering Field
- Body Engineering Management Div.
- Upper Body Design Div. 1/Div. 2
- Interior Design Div.
- Under Body Design Div.
- Advanced Body Technology Development Div.
- Vehicle Structure Planning Div.
- Toyota Development Center 3
(general manager)
Body Engineering Field
- Body Engineering Management Div.
- Body Design Div. 1/Div. 2/Div. 3
- Interior Design Div.
- Advanced Body Technology Development Div.
Shigeki Tomoyama
- e-TOYOTA Div.
- Business Development Div.
- Marine & Unit Business Div.
- Biotechnology & Afforestation Business Div.
- IT & ITS Planning Div.
- IT & ITS Sales Div.
- IT Management Div.
- Corporate IT Div.
- Engineering IT Div.
- Engineering Data Control & Management Div.
- Business Development Div.
- Marine & Unit Business Div.
- Biotechnology & Afforestation Business Div.
- IT & ITS Planning Div.
- e-TOYOTA Div.
- IT Management Div.
- Corporate IT Div.
- Engineering IT Div.
- Engineering Data Control & Management Div.
Kazuya Inagaki
- Advanced CAE Div.
Vehicle Evaluation & Engineering Field
- Vehicle Evaluation & Engineering Management Div.
- Vehicle Evaluation & Engineering Div. 1/Div. 2
- Vehicle Engineering Development Div.
- Shibetsu Vehicle Evaluation & Engineering Div.
Chassis Engineering Field
- Chassis Engineering Management Div.
- Chassis Development Div.
- Chassis System Engineering Div.
- Chassis Engineering Div. 1/Div. 2
- Advanced CAE Div.
Vehicle Evaluation & Engineering Field
- Vehicle Evaluation & Engineering Management Div.
- Vehicle Evaluation & Engineering Div. 1/Div. 2
- Vehicle Engineering Development Div.
- Shibetsu Vehicle Evaluation & Engineering Div.
Chassis Engineering Field
- Chassis Engineering Management Div.
- Chassis Development Div.1/Div. 2
- Chassis Engineering Div. 1/Div. 2
Tokuo Fukuichi*
Kanto Auto Works, Ltd.
- Global Design Management Div.
- Design Administration Div.
- Advanced Design Div.
- Design Development Div.
- LEXUS Design Div.
- Toyota Design Div.
*Newly appointed