Member of the Board of Directors
Toyota Motor Corporation
Yasumori Ihara was born November 17, 1951. He graduated from Kyoto University with a bachelor’s degree in law in March 1975 and joined Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in April the same year.
Mr. Ihara was appointed general manager of the Engineering Support Team for Overseas Suppliers (ESTO), Purchasing Planning Division in January 1999. In January 2000, he became deputy general manager of the Purchasing Planning Division, and in January the following year he became deputy general manager of the Global Purchasing Planning Division.
In June 2001, Mr. Ihara became general manager of the Global Purchasing Planning Division. In January 2002, he became general manager of the Business Development Division. In June 2004, he was appointed to the position of managing officer. In June 2007, he became president of Toyota Transportation Co., Ltd., and was made an advisor of TMC. In June 2011, he returned to TMC as a senior managing officer and member of the board of directors, and became an executive vice president in June 2013. In April 2015, he resigned his post as executive vice president but retained his seat on the board of directors.