Tomo Mizutani to head Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.

June 2, 2014
Effective July 1, 2014, Tomo Mizutani will become president of Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. 

Effective July 1, 2014, Tomo Mizutani will become president of Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (TTC), headquartered in Cypress, Calif.  TTC is the U.S. sales-subsidiary for the Toyo Tires® brand of premium replacement tires for light truck, passenger car, SUV, and commercial truck tires sold globally.  Mizutani currently serves as president of Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. (TTHA); also headquartered in Cypress. 

A corporate officer of TOYO TIRE & RUBBER CO., LTD. (TTR), Mizutani will retain his current position at TTHA as well as his role as general manager of TTR’s Nitto business unit. Prior to his appointment as president of TTHA in October of 2013; Mizutani served as president of Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc. (NTU).

Outgoing TTC president, Tatsuo Mitsuhata, will take his leadership and expertise to Toyo Tire Europe as general manager of the company’s European business unit.  He will also serve as president of Toyo Tire Europe GmbH and president of Toyo Tire Deutschland GmbH.  Mitsuhata has led Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. for two and a half years; leaving behind a legacy of dedication and growth.

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