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TOYO AUTOMOTIVE PARTS (USA), Inc.

Jim Hawk Appointed Chairman & CEO of Toyo Automotive Parts (USA), Inc.
Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd., (TTR) announces the appointment of Jim Hawk as Chairman and CEO of its subsidiary, Toyo Automotive Parts (USA), Inc. (TAP). Jim Hawk is a tire industry veteran with over 40 years of experience. In addition to his new appointment, he currently serves as chairman of Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. and Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. (TNA), and president of Toyo Tire North America OE Sales LLC.
Hawk joined Toyo Tires in 2004 to oversee planning and then management of the state-of-the-art tire manufacturing facility at TNA, located in White, GA. Jim Hawk was named ‘Rubber Industry Executive of the Year’ by Rubber & Plastics News in December of 2013.
About Toyo Automotive Parts (USA), Inc.
Established in 2001, Toyo Automotive Parts (USA), Inc. (TAP) represents the same innovation, quality, performance, and excellent service in the auto parts segment that Toyo Tires has delivered worldwide for over 70 years. TAP supplies to the automotive industry original equipment anti-vibration rubber parts and bushings from its manufacturing facility in Franklin, Kentucky.
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