Mizutani currently serves as president of Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc., also headquartered in Cypress.
Mizutani, a corporate officer of Toyo Tire & Rubber Co., will retain his current position at Toyo Tire Holdings of America, as well as his role as general manager of the Nitto business unit. Mizutani served as president of Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc. prior to being appointed as president of Toyo Tire Holdings of America in October.
Outgoing Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. president, Tatsuo Mitsuhata, will become the general manager Toyo Tire Europe. He will also serve as president of Toyo Tire Europe GmbH and president of Toyo Tire Deutschland GmbH. Mitsuhata led Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. for two-and-a-half years