Jul. 08, 2015

Toyota Statement on Prosecutor's Decision Regarding Former Managing Officer Julie Hamp


We apologize for any confusion or concern the recent events surrounding former Managing Officer Julie Hamp may have caused.

We intend to learn from this incident by reinforcing our guiding principles of honoring the language and spirit of the law. Furthermore, we will continue to strive to create a more secure working environment for everyone at Toyota around the world. We also remain firmly committed to putting the right people in the right places, regardless of nationality, gender, age and other factors, as we continue to take the steps necessary to become a truly global company.

TMC also announces that Shigeru Hayakawa, Senior Managing Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, has been appointed Chief Communications Officer, effective July 6, 2015.