NOVI, MICH. (Sept. 1, 2023) — Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A. (HMM) Inc. has announced the appointment of Davey Jung to the position of president and CEO, and chairman of the board for HMM, effective Sept. 1, 2023. Jung succeeds Masamichi Mizukoshi, who retired from Hino. 

Jung joined HMM in 2007 and led the effort to strengthen and grow HMM while serving across a spectrum of critical leadership roles including purchasing, sales, corporate strategy, R&D, HR, legal, IT, and supplier preparation and development. His grasp of the industry, coupled with his strategic acumen, positions him to guide HMM into the next phase of innovation and success. Most recently, Jung served as chief operating officer (COO) and executive vice president for Toyota Business for HMM. As president and CEO, Jung will focus on advancing manufacturing and supply chain efficiency while driving the company forward with continued success and innovation. 

Simultaneously appointed to COO is Masaki Hanayama. With a wealth of experience spanning critical leadership roles worldwide, Hanayama has excelled in sales, marketing, and alliance management at HMM's Japanese headquarters. Most recently, within HMM, Hanayama served as executive vice president and oversaw the truck business, production management and R&D. Hanayama's diverse expertise equips him to provide strategic and operational insights that will move the company forward.

Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A. Inc. is the commercial truck division of Toyota Motors Corp., producing Class 6-7 conventional trucks for the U.S. market. In addition, Hino produces axles, knuckles and suspension components for Toyota’s Tacoma, Tundra and Sequoia at its Marion, Arkansas, facilities. Hino’s Mira Loma Parts Distribution Center distributes genuine Hino service parts to Latin America and the Caribbean.