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Europe: Toyota’s chief handing over healthy division


Toyota’s European business leader, chief executive officer Didier Leroy, is getting ready to hand over the position as he prepares this summer to assume new, global responsibilities – becoming the Japanese automaker’s first non-national executive vice president. The European unit of the carmaker, unlike others belonging to the US automakers General Motors and Ford, for example, is in a healthy position ...
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