BUFFALO, W.Va. — The fifth president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia will be Millie Marshall.¬† Toyota officials announced the promotion of Marshall, who will replace Yoji Suzuki in January, on Thursday.

According to company officials, Marshall first joined Toyota in 1991 at the Toyota plant in Georgetown, Kentucky and she has held several executive positions since then in Alabama, Kentucky and West Virginia.

Most recently, she served as senior vice president at the West Virginia plant which is located in Buffalo in Putnam County.

More than 1,300 people work at the plant that produces four cylinder engines for the Corolla and Matrix, V6 engines for the Sienna, Highlander and Lexus RX350 and automatic transmissions for the Sienna, Highlander, RX350, Avalon, Camry and Venza.

In the New Year, Suzuki will be working as a corporate adviser for Toyota Motors Manufacturing West Virginia.

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  • potomachighlander

    congrats to Marshall and Suzuki. Would I be a good West Virginian and American if I bought a Toyota?