CYPRESS, Calif. — Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has promoted Roy Bromfield to president and CEO of Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. (TTC) responsible for all product categories of Toyo-branded business in the U.S. replacement market.
Mr. Bromfield, who's been with Toyo since 2012, is the first American to hold the top executive titles at the U.S. subsidiary, according to Takashi Shimizu, president of the Japanese parent company.
Mr. Bromfield succeeds Tomoshige Mizutani as CEO of Toyo Tire U.S.A.; he's been president of the unit since January 2016. Mr. Mizutani continues as chairman of TTC as well as chairman and CEO of Toyo's Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc. affiliate.
"We are proud to appoint Mr. Bromfield as our first American president & CEO of Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.," said Takashi Shimizu, president of Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.