UK – Currently director, Consumer One at Toyota Motor Europe, Paul Van der Burgh will replace Matt Harrison as president and managing director of Toyota GB from July 1. Harrison will become vice-president, Toyota Sales and Marketing, Toyota Motor Europe.
Van der Burgh has held several senior roles at Toyota Europe, including director, Toyota Marketing, and director, Lexus Europe. Before joining Toyota, he served Ford in positions such as sales director and marketing director.
Harrison is returning to Toyota Europe after four years in the UK, initially as commercial director and then two years as president and managing director. In his new role, he will report directly to Karl Schlicht, executive vice-president, Toyota Motor Europe.