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Role change in Toyota Turkey automotive industry

Role change in Toyota Turkey automotive industry

According to the statement made by Toyota Automotive Industry Turkey AŞ, Erdoğan Şahin will assume the role of general manager and CEO of the company effective January 1, 2022, with the appointment of Toshihiko Kudo, general manager and CEO of the company, to a new position. in Japan.

Born in 1965 in Elazig, Erdogan Şahin graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Aeronautical Engineering Department in 1987. He started his career at Toyota in 1992 as a quality engineer in the new organization Toyotasa. After two years of training at Toyota Japan, he was part of the team that made the preparations for the production of the 1994th generation Corolla, the first Toyota model produced in Turkey in 7.

Erdoğan Şahin, who played an active role in the commissioning of all new models produced in the following years and assumed senior responsibilities in various departments of Toyota’s automotive industry in Turkey, was appointed director of Toyota’s European logistics based in Brussels in 2013, which will last four years. As a result of this function, Erdoğan Şahin, who continued his career as Deputy General Manager for Production of Toyota Automotive Industry Turkey in 2017 and still holds the position of Project Manager at the Toyota Czechia factory, where he has been appointed from August 2020, was named as Toyota Otomotiv Sanayi Turkey A.Ş. . He will take up his new role as Managing Director and CEO. Mr. Erdogan Şahin is married and has one child.