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EXCLUSIVE PHOTO: This is Toyota Motor Corporation President Katsuaki Watanabe (seen at podium and on screen) working with staff members in preparation for a press conference which he would give an hour later. This was to unveil the company's new sedans, the Premio and Allion models. This all took place at MEGAWEB, Toyota's premier auto showcase in the Odaiba area of Tokyo on June 4, 2007. Watanabe is the current President and CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation. Born in Mie Prefecture in 1942, he joined Toyota in 1964 upon graduating from Tokyo's Keio University with a degree in economics. Working his way up through the ranks, he became President of TMC in June 2005, succeeding Fujio Cho. Time magazine has listed him twice as the 100 most influential people in 2005 and 2007. No other photographers or video cameramen were present when this behind the scenes situation was taken.
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EXCLUSIVE PHOTO: This is Toyota Motor Corporation President Katsuaki Watanabe (seen at podium and on screen) working with staff members in preparation for a press conference which he would give an hour later. This was to unveil the company's new sedans, the Premio and Allion models. This all took place at MEGAWEB, Toyota's premier auto showcase in the Odaiba area of Tokyo on June 4, 2007. Watanabe is the current President and CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation. Born in Mie Prefecture in 1942, he joined Toyota in 1964 upon graduating from Tokyo's Keio University with a degree in economics. Working his way up through the ranks, he became President of TMC in June 2005, succeeding Fujio Cho. Time magazine has listed him twice as the 100 most influential people in 2005 and 2007. No other photographers or video cameramen were present when this behind the scenes situation was taken.