JUAN JOSE DIAZ RUIZ, Toyota Motor Europe's new sales and marketing chief, will speak at the Automotive News Europe Congress in The Hague on 22-23 June.
Toyota recently hired Ruiz away from Audi, where had been the top marketing executive. Before Audi, Ruiz led sales and marketing at Volkswagen's Seat subsidiary in Spain
Ruiz is the highest-ranking European at Toyota Motor Europe. He has been asked to lead Toyota's ambitious effort to push sales in Europe from 372,000 last year to 600,000 by 2000.
Other congress speakers include:
Paolo Cantarella, managing director of Fiat SpA
Louis Schweitzer, president of Renault
Noel Goutard, chairman of Valeo
Dieter Zetsche, member of the Daimler management board.
The Automotive News Europe Congress begins on Monday afternoon, 22 June with a panel of engineering executives from carmakers and suppliers.
A full day of speakers is scheduled for Tuesday, 23 June. Gala dinners with keynote speakers are planned for both 22 June and 23 June at the Netherlands Congress Centre in The Hague.
To receive registration details, call Network Events at (44) 1705-631331 or fax your name and address to (44) 1705-631797.