CYPRESS, CA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (Toyo Tires) announced today that John Thomas has been selected as its next president and chief executive officer (CEO). Thomas brings more than 30 years of automotive experience to the role, including extensive knowledge of the North American OEM and aftermarket landscape. In his most recent role Thomas served as president and CEO of Webasto Charging Systems, Inc. based in Monrovia, CA.
Thomas will report to Tatsuo Mitsuhata, chairman of the board of Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. Located at the global headquarters in Japan, Mitsuhata is also a director and corporate officer of Toyo Tire Corporation and vice president of the Sales Headquarters.