Toyota City, Japan, May 31, 2023―On July 1, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) intends to make the following organizational and senior professional/senior management changes.

  1. Organizational changes

  • Hydrogen Factory will be newly established as a dedicated organization to accelerate customer-oriented product development and production in fuel cell or hydrogen-related products.
  • The processes will all be conducted in one place under a single leader, enabling speedy decision-making and execution.
  • By strengthening alliances with local partners in Europe and China, where the hydrogen mobility market is rapidly expanding, and promote sustainable commercialization.
Hydrogen Factory (newly established)
  • This organization will be established as Hydrogen Factory to integrate organizations and people in charge of fuel cells or hydrogen-related products from the Hydrogen Business Area (CV Company), Europe, China and other regions, Toyota System Supply, Business Development Division, etc.
Hydrogen business area will be abolished.
Hydrogen business area → Abolished

  1. Changes in areas of responsibility for executives and senior professionals/senior management

Personnel changes due to the above organizational changes

☆ new
Name New Current
  Mitsumasa Yamagata Hydrogen Factory (President)
  • Toyota System Supply
  • Vehicle Development Center
    Powertrain Planning & System Development Field (Senior General Manager)
  • Powertrain Company (President)
  • GAZOO Racing Company (in charge of HEV development)
  Yoshihiko Hamamura Hydrogen Factory (Chief Project Leader) CV Company
Hydrogen Business Field (Senior General Manager)
  Shinichi Yasui Hydrogen Factory (Chief Project Leader)
  • Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
  • Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
Takashi Uehara
  • Toyota System Supply
  • Powertrain Company (President)
    Powertrain System Development Field (Concurrently Chief Project Leader)
Powertrain Company
Powertrain System Development Field (Chief Project Leader)
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