Toyota executive promoted to vice president

Cesar Jimenez. Photo courtesy of Toyota Material Handling

A Toyota Material Handling executive with 27 years at the company is being promoted to a vice president role.

According to the company, Cesar Jimenez has been promoted to vice president of Regulatory Affairs, Product Planning & Product Assurance. He is now responsible for Toyota’s product line including pre-development, launch, warranty and resolution of any technical problems.

Jimenez began his career at Toyota as a college intern in 1996. Since then he has worked in various capacities, including product planning engineer and product marketing manager. He joined the Toyota executive team in 2015. The company says Jimenez has played an instrumental role in the successful launch of over 50 material handling products.

Jimenez has also been an industry leader, serving as a member of the Industrial Truck Association for over 10 years, where he has been the vice chair and chair for both the Energy Storage Systems Subcommittee and the General Engineering Committee.