Toyota Kirloskar Motor To Appoint New Managing Director: Naomi Ishii

Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. (TKM) today announced the proposed appointment of Mr.Naomi Ishii as the new Managing Director of TKM.

Bengaluru, Karnataka, December 23, 2013 /India PRwire/ -- Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. (TKM) today announced the proposed appointment of Mr.Naomi Ishii as the new Managing Director of TKM.

Naomi Ishii has spent over two decades at Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) primarily in Human Resources and Business Planning Divisions. In his current position as General Manager in TMC, he oversees the Product & Business Planning divisions.

The current MD & CEO of TKM, Mr.Hiroshi Nakagawa will move back to Japan.

The formal appointment of the new MD will be made at the meeting of the Board of Directors of TKM, scheduled on 6th Jan 2014.

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Notes to Editor

Overview of TKM:

Company name - Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited

Equity participation - TMC: 89%, Kirloskar group: 11%

Number of employees - Approx. 6,400 +

Land area - Aprox. 432 acres (approx.1,700,000 m2)

Building area - 74,000 m2

Total Installed Production capacity - Upto 3,10,000 units

Overview of TKM 1st Plant

Established - October 1997 (start of production: December 1999)

Location - Suburb of Bangalore, Karnataka State

Products - Innova, Fortuner manufactured in India. Prado, Land Cruiser and Prius imported as CBUs.

Installed Production capacity - Upto 1,00,000 units

Overview of TKM 2nd Plant

Location - On the site of Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited (on the outskirts of Bangalore, Karnataka State)

Products - Corolla Altis, Etios, Etios Liva, Camry, Camry Hybrid

Start of production - December 2010

Installed Production capacity - Upto 2,10,000 units

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