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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia Appoints Its First Home Grown CEO

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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia Appoints Its First Home Grown CEO

His name is Warih Andang Tjahjono, and as 1st April 2017, he will be the first Indonesian President Director, A.K.A CEO, of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (TMMIN), replacing the outgoing Masahiro Nonami. Warih will become the first local talent to head a Toyota Manufacturing Arm, outside of Japan. TMMIN is one of 23 Toyota Manufacturing companies worldwide.

The Jakarta Post reports that Warih's appointment came directly from Toyota Motor Corporation President Director Akio Toyoda, who also met with President Joko Widodo during a recent visit to discuss Toyota's investments in the country.


Photo Credit:  Facebook, TMMIN (Toyota Manufacturing Indonesia)

Warih hails from Pati, Central Java, and qualified as a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the Diponegoro University in 1989. He joined TMMIN in 1989 and has served as their vice president since 2013.

TMMIN plants are responsible for the production of the Kijang Innova, Sienta MPV, Etios Valco, Yaris and Vios models, for both domestic sale and export. 

In addition, the TMMIN plants also produce engines such as the 1300cc, 1NR and 1500cc, 2NR – which see duty in the Yaris and Vios models respectively. The bigger 2000cc 1TR and 2700cc 2TR engines see duty in models such as the Innova and Fortuner.

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