Toyota Kirloskar Motor to appoint Mr Akito Tachibana as the new Managing Director

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Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. (TKM) today announced the appointment of Mr. Akito Tachibana as the new Managing Director of TKM, with effect from 1st April 2016. Mr. Akito Tachibana has spent three decades at Toyota. His experience in Toyota Motor Corporation spans across various functions likeDomestic and Overseas Planning, Used Car and Product Management. He has worked in the Corporate Planning Function at Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America Inc. and also been responsible of Product Planning for North America. He has also headed Toyota Motor Vietnam Co Ltd as the President.

Mr. Akito Tachibana currently heads the Technical, Purchase and Quality Assurance functions at TKM. Before his current assignment Mr. Akito Tachibana was working as the Executive Vice President – Toyota Motor Thailand.

The current MD of TKM, Mr. Naomi Ishii, has been appointed as the General Manager of Corporate Planning Division – Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan from 01st April 2016. This appointment is a part of the organization changes at Toyota Motor Corporation, announced earlier today.


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