From January 1, 2013 a new set up has been formulated by Toyota Kirloskar Motors, a subsidiary of Toyota Motors Japan, which will enable the company to take quick and timely decisions. This major organizational restructuring will involve Shekhar Viswanathan who has been promoted to Vice Chairman – External Affairs.
Sandeep Singh, currently occupying the post of Deputy Manager – Sales, Marketing and Customer Service has been promoted to Deputy Managing Director and COO. He will head sales, marketing and customer service along with commercial divisions in his new capacity.
Masanori Takahashi, present Deputy Managing Director – Technical and Purchase has been promoted to Deputy MD and COO and will be heading manufacturing, technical, purchase and vendor development from 1st January 2013. These office bearers will also continue to hold positions on the Toyota Kirloskar Board of Directors, while Shigeru Tomonaga, who as on date holds post of Deputy MD – manufacturing, will be posted to a new role of Executive Advisor to TKM Board of Directors and Chief of Supplier Support Center.