Toyo names Hawk chairman of U.S. auto parts division


CYPRESS, Calif.—Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has appointed Jim Hawk chairman and CEO of its U.S. subsidiary, Toyo Automotive Parts (USA) Inc.

The firm said he will hold this title in addition to his current positions—chairman of Toyo Tire Holdings of America Inc., Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. and president of Toyo Tire North America OE Sales L.L.C.

Toyo Automotive Parts (USA) was established in 2001 and focuses on the firm’s auto parts segment, supplying the automotive industry with original equipment anti-vibration rubber parts and bushings from its manufacturing facility in Franklin, Ky.

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