Chris Hayes

12 February 2015

Chris Hayes was appointed Director, People and Planning, in January 2019, with responsibility for human resources, corporate planning, corporate social responsibility and legal and compliance. This expanded the scope of his previous role as Toyota (GB) Director of Vehicle Planning and Logistics, held since July 2018.

Having joined Toyota (GB) in 2003, Hayes held various field-based roles before an overseas assignment as Marketing Manager with Toyota Motor Sales US based in California.

Returning to the UK in 2009, Hayes then led both the Sales Planning and Vehicle Marketing teams before promotion to Marketing Director in 2013. He moved to Toyota Motor Europe in Brussels in 2015, taking on responsibility for European pricing strategy and operations. He returned to Toyota (GB) in July 2018.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys cricket, golf, travelling and spending time with his family.

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