Yoshiyuki Kato has been appointed as President, Toyota Boshoku Turkey, effective from 1 April 2019.
Kato is an exceptionally experienced quality expert, having spent over 30 years with the Toyota Boshoku Group in senior roles across the globe. In his current role, which he has held since 2016, Kato is Vice President in charge of quality control within Europe & African region at Brussels.
In addition to his broad quality experience, Kato also has top management experience in ARJ Manufacturing, LLC (later becoming Toyota Boshoku Tennessee).
Kato graduated from Nagoya Institute of Technology in Aichi Japan, started his career in 1986 as a Quality Assurance staff in Araco (later becoming Toyota Boshoku).
Kato replaces Halim Turhan, who will take up the position of President, Toyota Boshoku Poland from 1 April 2019.