Toyoda Gosei to set up engineering, sales office in U.S.

KIYOSU, Japan—Automotive supplier Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. is planning to establish a satellite engineering and sales office in Dublin, Ohio, to speed up its product development process in the U.S.

The office will serve as a regional headquarters for Toyoda Gosei North America Corp., which is based in Troy, Michigan. Certain functions, including design and sales of interior products and airbags, will be relocated from TGNA’s head office in Troy to the Dublin unit, which is set for operation in July.

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Toyoda Gosei reorganising executive structure

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Kiyosu, Japan – Japanese automotive supplier Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd is planning to change its executive officer structure in a bid to make the company more agile.

To take effect after a general shareholders’ meeting in June, the move will see the number of executives and audit & supervisory board members reduced from 30 to 21.

Corporate officer hierarchy will be reduced and people in ‘managing officer’ and higher positions will be the new corporate officers, said a 26 April company statement.

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