53-year-old Spaniard Ernesto Domínguez has been named President and CEO of Toyota Material Handling Europe (TMHE). He replaces Matthias Fischer, who is to leave the business.
Domínguez has been Managing Director for Toyota Material Handling France (TMHFR) since 2016.
His career started at Brilen, a Spanish synthetic fibre and PET bottles producer, followed by a shorter session as Lieutenant in the Spanish army. As Financial Director, and later on as its Managing Director, for Germany-owned Eisenmann Española SA, he entered the business areas of logistics solutions, automated systems and AGV’s.
In the year 2000 he was appointed Managing Director of BT España, later on transformed into Toyota Material Handling España SA.
“Ernesto Domínguez has proven his ability as a leader in a new context, his strong support for our sharpened strategy and decisiveness to reach set goals. We very much look forward having him leading the way towards our future,” says Terry Unnai, Chairman of Toyota Material Handling Europe.
He takes up the reins on April 1.