Osaka, Japan – Toyo Tires announced on 5 Jan that it had made a number of management changes in its North America business.
Effective as of 1 Jan, Takuji Yamamoto will assume the role of the general manager of the North America business unit, tire business group HQ.
Yamamoto will continue to hold his previous position of president, representative director, group executive officer and tire business chief risk management officer.
Also, the former North America general manager James L. Hawk will be the chairman of Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc.
Don Bunn has also been promoted to president of Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. He served as senior director of technical services at Toyo Tire North America.