Torrance, CA-based Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) has promoted Jim Farley to group vp of marketing and corporate officer. He will be responsible for all Toyota Division, including light truck, market planning, advertising, merchandising, sales promotion, incentives and Internet activities.
Farley, who previously served as vp of marketing for Toyota Division, will continue reporting to TMS executive vp Jim Lentz.Farley joined Toyota in 1990 in the strategic-planning department. Since then, he has held a wide range of positions including Lexus product planner, manager of truck product planning, manager truck series marketing and national advertising manager. Farley also held the position of general manager of product management for Toyota Europe. He also helped launch the new Scion marquee for Toyota.