Toyota Kenya has announced the appointment of Arvinder Singh Reel as its new Managing Director effective 1stJune 2017.
The appointment of Reel marks a critical moment in the company’s history as the first Kenyan to occupy this position.
Reel’s appointment is in line with Toyota Kenya’s vision to promote the growth of the business through the up skilling of existing Kenyan staff.
Reel previously held various positions within Toyota including Finance Director in Toyota Zambia Ltd, General Manager in charge of Distribution Management for Toyota Tsusho Africa (Pty) Ltd and Managing Director in Toyota Malawi Ltd.
“I am excited to come back home to Toyota Kenya and I look forward to utilising my professional and personal experience to take on the challenges and opportunities in the Kenyan automotive market. Customer focus has always been at the core of how I deliver results and that will remain a priority in my new role as Managing Director of Toyota Kenya,” he said.
Commenting on Reel’s appointment, Toyota Kenya Chairman, Dennis Awori said, “on behalf of the Board of Toyota Kenya, I wish to welcome Reel to this challenging position with full confidence that he has the expertise, experience and vision to steer Toyota Kenya to its next exciting phase of growth, competitiveness and market leadership.”
Toyota Kenya Limited is the sole distributor of Toyota, Yamaha, Hino and CASE IH in Kenya.