SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

 

Report of Foreign Private Issuer

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 under

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of March, 2020

Commission File Number 001-14948

 

 

Toyota Motor Corporation

(Translation of Registrant’s Name Into English)

 

 

1, Toyota-cho, Toyota City,

Aichi Prefecture 471-8571,

Japan

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

 

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Material Contained in this Report:

 

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English translation of the registrant’s announcement regarding the changes in management, as filed by the registrant with the Tokyo Stock Exchange on March 25, 2020.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

Toyota Motor Corporation
By:           /s/    Kaname Shimizu
Name:   Kaname Shimizu
Title:   General Manager,
  Accounting Division

Date: March 25, 2020

announcement regarding the changes in management

March 25, 2020

Toyota Motor Corporation

TMC Announces Changes to Board Members and Supervisory Board Members, and Executive and Senior Management Responsibilities

Toyota City, Japan, March 25, 2020—Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced today that it plans to implement changes to the executive structure as described below, effective on the day of TMC’s 116th Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting.

The formal appointment of board members and audit and supervisory board members will be made pending approval at the 116th General Shareholders Meeting. There are no scheduled changes to the audit and supervisory board members. The formal assignment of board members with specific titles, and the appointment of board members with the legal status to represent TMC (representative directors), will be made at the board of directors meeting following the 116th General Shareholders Meeting. The resignation of board members leaving their current posts will become official on the day of the 116th General Shareholders Meeting.

1) New Member of the Board of Directors

 

Name

  

Current

  

New

James Kuffner   

Advanced R&D and Engineering Company (Senior Fellow)

Toyota Research Institute – Advanced

Development, Inc.

(Chief Executive Officer)

   Member of the Board of Directors

2) Members of the Board of Directors Resigning Posts

 

Name

  

Current Title

Didier Leroy

   Member of the Board of Directors

 

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For reference: Members of the board of directors and members (candidates) of the Audit and Supervisory Board following the 116th ordinary general shareholders meeting

Members of the Board of Directors

 

Name

  

Title

Takeshi Uchiyamada

  

Chairman of the Board of Directors (Representative Director)

Shigeru Hayakawa

  

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors (Representative Director)

Akio Toyoda*1

  

President, Member of the Board of Directors (Representative Director)

Koji Kobayashi*2

  

Member of the Board of Directors (Representative Director)

Shigeki Terashi*2

  

Member of the Board of Directors

James Kuffner*2

  

Member of the Board of Directors

Ikuro Sugawara*3

  

Member of the Board of Directors

Sir Philip Craven*3

  

Member of the Board of Directors

Teiko Kudo*3

  

Member of the Board of Directors

*1Concurrent operating officer (president)

*2Concurrent operating officer

*3External board member

Audit and Supervisory Board members

 

Name

  

Title

Haruhiko Kato

  

Audit and Supervisory Board Member (full-time)

Masahide Yasuda

  

Audit and Supervisory Board Member (full-time)

Katsuyuki Ogura

  

Audit and Supervisory Board Member (full-time)

Yoko Wake

  

Audit and Supervisory Board Member

Hiroshi Ozu

  

Audit and Supervisory Board Member

Nobuyuki Hirano

  

Audit and Supervisory Board Member

3) New Operating Officer

 

Name

  

Current Title

James Kuffner

  

Advanced R&D and Engineering Company (Senior Fellow)

Toyota Research Institute—Advanced Development, Inc.

(Chief Executive Officer)

 

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4) Changes in areas of responsibility for Operating Officers                * newly appointed

 

Name

  

Current

  

New

*James Kuffner   

Advanced R&D and Engineering Company (Senior Fellow)

Toyota Research Institute – Advanced Development, Inc.

(Chief Executive Officer)

  

Chief Officer

Chief Digital Officer

Advanced R&D and Engineering Company

Toyota Research Institute – Advanced Development, Inc.

(Chief Executive Officer)

Yoichi Miyazaki

  

Business Planning Div.

Sales & Operation Planning Div.

KD Business Planning Div.

(concurrent General Manager)

Sales & Marketing Support Div.

  

Region CEO

Asia Region

(Chief Executive Officer)

Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.

P.T. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia

5) Changes in areas of responsibility for Executive Fellow

 

Name

  

Current

  

New

Gill A. Pratt

  

Advanced R&D and Engineering Company (Executive Fellow)

Toyota Research Institute, Inc.

(Chief Executive Officer)

  

Chief Scientist and

Executive Fellow for Research

Toyota Research Institute, Inc.

(Chief Executive Officer)

6) Changes in areas of responsibility for senior professionals/senior management (Senior General Manager level and above)

 

Name

  

Current

  

New

Yoshihiro Nakata

  

Asia Region
(Chief Executive Officer)

Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.

P.T. Toyota Motor Manufacturing

Indonesia

  

Business Planning Div.

Sales & Operation Planning Div.

KD Business Planning Div.
(concurrent General Manager)

Sales & Marketing Support Div.

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