Member Update: New President for Hino Motors Canada

Posted on Mon, 2016-05-16 15:24

Hino Motors Canada, Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Yumiko Kawamura, as the President of Hino Motors Canada, Ltd., starting in February 2016.

Ms. Kawamura succeeds Mr. Shuichi Kaneko, who held the position for four years and has now been assigned as the General Manager of Hino Motors Ltd., Europe and Africa Division.

Ms. Kawamura has over 20 years of experience with Hino Motors, Ltd. (Japan), with extensive knowledge of selling and marketing Hino products to the North American market. Prior to her new assignment in Canada, Ms. Kawamura served as the Group Leader of the Asia Oceania Market for Hino Motors, Ltd. During her tenure with Hino Motors, Ltd., Ms. Kawamura was instrumental in developing and executing the strategic launch of new models designed for the North American market. Additionally she played a critical role in the launch of the established Woodstock assembly plant in Ontario for the production of Hino trucks in 2006.

Hino Motors Canada, Ltd., has been a member of BCTA’s Associate Division for 42 years having joined the association in 1974.

Hino Motors Canada, Ltd., a Toyota Group Company, produces and distributes light and medium duty commercial trucks in Canada and is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with manufacturing operations in Woodstock, Ontario. Service is provided through its extensive coast-to-coast dealership network and is backed by its industry leading customer care protection program. For more information, please visit us at