Toyo Tires Holdings of America (TTHA) announced that Iori Suzuki, currently president and chief executive officer will add the title of chairman, succeeding James Hawk. Suzuki will continue in his role as corporate officer of the company.
James L. Hawk, currently chairman of Toyo Tires America, chief executive officer of Toyo Automotive Parts (USA), and chairman of Toyo Tire North America OE Sales, ended those roles on December 31, 2018. Hawk will assume the position of senior advisor to the Toyo Tire group.
Kiyohito Hasumi is appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer of TTHA. Hasumi served as TTHA’s senior vice president from 2017~18, and president of both Toyo Tire Canada Inc. and Nitto Tire Canada, from 2014~16.