According to the statement made by Toyota Automotive Industry Turkey AŞ, Erdoğan Şahin will assume the position of General Manager and CEO of the company as of January 1, 2022, with the appointment of Toshihiko Kudo, the General Manager and CEO of the company, to a new position in Japan.
Born in 1965 in Elazig, Erdogan Şahin graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Department of Aeronautical Engineering in 1987. He started his Toyota career in 1992 as a Quality Engineer in the newly established Toyotasa organization. After two years of training in Toyota Japan, he took part in the team that made the production preparations of the 1994th generation Corolla, the first Toyota model produced in Turkey in 7.
Erdoğan Şahin, who took an active role in the commissioning of all new models produced in the following years and assumed senior responsibilities in different departments of Toyota Automotive Industry in Turkey, was appointed as the European Logistics Director of Brussels-based Toyota in 2013, which will last for four years. Following this duty, Erdoğan Şahin, who continued his career as Toyota Automotive Industry Turkey Deputy General Manager for Production in 2017 and is still carrying out the Project Chief Leadership position at the Toyota Czechia Factory, where he was appointed as of August 2020, was appointed as Toyota Otomotiv Sanayi Turkey A.Ş. . He will begin his new role as General Manager and CEO. Mr. Erdogan Şahin is married and has one child.