Announcement of Re-organization and Personnel Changes

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Announcement of Reorganization and Personnel Changes

Tokyo, February 12, 2016 - TOA Corporation (Headquarters: Kobe, Japan, Chairman and CEO: Kenji Itani) is to implement the following reorganization and personnel change, effective as of April 1, 2016.


[Implementation Dates]
The reorganization and personnel change will be implemented on April 1, 2016.


[Reorganization]

  • Research and Development Division
    To streamline and speed up development, Engineering Division, Security Development Division, and Audio Development Division will be merged, forming the new Research and Development Division.
    The new Product Strategy Department and Technical Center will be established, as departments under the Research and Development Division.
  • Supply Chain Management Division
    To reinforce the promotion of supply chain management, the new Supply Chain Planning Department will be established, as a department under the Supply Chain Management Division.
  • Intellectual Property Department
    The Intellectual Property Department, reorganized from the Intellectual Property office, set under the Research and Development Division for the purpose of enhancing and utilizing functions of Intellectual Property.


[Personnel Changes – 3 Executives]
Name Kazuhiro Takeuchi
New position Senior Vice President of TOA Corporation and
Executive Manager of Domestic Marketing Division of TOA Corporation and
Executive Manager of Research and Development Division of TOA Corporation

Name Takefumi Nishigaki
New position Executive Officer of TOA Corporation and
Vice Executive Manager of Research and Development Division

Name Masahiro Taniguchi
New position Executive Manager of Administration Division of TOA Corporation

[Personnel Changes – 14 General Managers]
Name Junji Tsuchimori
New position General Manager of Reliability & Inspection Department of TOA Corporation

Name Toshiaki Yoshioka
New position General Manager of Product Strategy Department,
Research and Development Division of TOA Corporation

Name Toru Otono
New position Senior Product Manager of Research and Development Division of TOA Corporation

Name Kenji Itoh
New position Senior Product Manager of Research and Development Division of TOA Corporation

Name Yoshiaki Fukuoka
New position Senior Product Manager of Research and Development Division of TOA Corporation

Name Toshihiro Yamamoto
New position General Manager of Technical Center,
Research and Development Division of TOA Corporation

Name Mototsugu Ono
New position President of TOA ENGINEERING CORPORATION

Name Satoshi Nakazawa
New position General Manager of Technical Market Research Department of TOA Corporation

Name Atsushi Tohyama
New position General Manager of Internal Auditing Department of TOA Corporation

Name Hisashi Yukiue
New position General Manager of Management Planning Department,
Corporate Planning Division of TOA Corporation

Name Akinori Ueda
New position General Manager of Supply Chain Planning Department,
Supply Chain Management Division of TOA Corporation

Name Keigo Yoshida
New position General Manager of General Accounting Department,
Administration Division of TOA Corporation

Name Koji Kawaguchi
New position General Director of TOA VIETNAM CO., LTD.

Name Yuichi Shimogaki
New position General Manager of Intellectual Property Department,
Research and Development Division of TOA Corporation

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