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Toyota Motor North America Announces Executive Changes

April 13, 2021 GMT
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Doug Murtha is named group vice president, chief business information officer, Information Technology (IT) Division, TMNA
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Doug Murtha is named group vice president, chief business information officer, Information Technology (IT) Division, TMNA

PLANO, Texas, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) announces executive changes to its operations with the aim to drive critical business needs in support of TMNA’s mobility strategy.

Effective Monday, April 12, Doug Murtha, who most recently served as group vice president, Corporate Strategy and Planning, TMNA, has transitioned to group vice president, chief business information officer, Information Technology (IT) Division, TMNA. In this newly created position, Murtha will work closely with teams across the organization to support planning, prioritization, and realization of new value opportunities. His responsibilities include driving critical change management activity at the intersection of IT and business. He will report to Holly Walters, chief information officer, IT Division, TMNA. Murtha joined Toyota in 1992 and has held numerous positions in service and parts operations, product planning, and served as vice president of the Scion brand, the company’s former vehicle division.

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Tim Ingle, who most recently served as vice president, Finance, TMNA, has been promoted to group vice president, Enterprise Strategy, TMNA. Ingle will lead this reorganized function, formerly Corporate Strategy and Planning, and has responsibilities in key areas of mobility – connected, autonomous, shared and electrified (CASE) – a critical role in TMNA’s future product plans, competitiveness and profitability. He will report to Tracey Doi, chief financial officer, TMNA. Ingle joined Toyota in 2002 and has held numerous positions leading product planning for passenger cars, global manufacturing strategy and production strategy in North America.

About Toyota
Toyota (NYSE:TM) has been a part of the cultural fabric in North America for more than 60 years, and is committed to advancing sustainable, next-generation mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands plus our 1,800 dealerships.

Toyota has created a tremendous value chain and directly employs more than 47,000 in North America. The company has contributed world-class design, engineering, and assembly of more than 40 million cars and trucks at our 14 manufacturing plants, 15 including our joint venture in Alabama that begins production in 2021.

Through its Start Your Impossible campaign, Toyota highlights the way it partners with community, civic, academic and governmental organizations to address our society’s most pressing mobility challenges. We believe that when people are free to move, anything is possible. For more information about Toyota, visit www.toyotanewsroom.com.

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