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11 July 2018

Chris Hayes

Chris Hayes was appointed Director, People and Planning, in January 2019, with responsibility for human resources, corporate planning, corporate social responsibility and legal and compliance. This expanded the scope of his previous role as Toyota

13 September 2016

Paula Cooper

Paula Cooper was appointed the first Director of Toyota’s ConsumerOne function in August 2016. She brings more than 25 years’ motor industry experience to the role, having joined Toyota in 1991 in the vehicle supply

31 October 2013

Ewan Shepherd

Ewan Shepherd was appointed to head up Lexus in the UK as Director, Lexus Division, in March 2016. He moved to Lexus from his position as Toyota GB Sales Director, a post he held from

1 April 2013

Robin Giles

Robin – Rob – Giles joined Toyota (GB) in 1993, having started his career in management accounting in the retail motor industry. At TGB he initially took on a number of field-based management roles including After Sales and Sales.

1 June 2011

Darren Morris

Darren Morris trained with Shipley Blackburn Chartered Accountants (Shipleys LLP) in London. He left public practice to work for NEC and Psion in the consumer electronics sector before joining Toyota (GB) in 1997. Initially joining as Manager for the Treasury and tax functions, he later took on responsibility for general accounting and financial reporting.

21 December 1999

Toyota Enhances the Auto Assured Used Car Scheme

The new Millennium brings improved peace of mind for Toyota drivers when purchasing a used vehicle through the Toyota Auto Assured scheme. From 1 January 2000 Toyota’s Auto Assured scheme offers manufacturer levels of cover

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