CEO Today Asia Awards 2021

CEO TODAY ASIA AWARDS 2021 Japan 17 Toyoda President of Toyota About Akio Toyoda Akio Toyoda was born on May 3, 1956. He graduated from Keio University with a degree in law in April 1979, and then from Babson College in the United States, with a master’s degree in business administration in 1982. He joined Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in April 1984. Mr. Toyoda’s career has included postings in every phase of automotive operations, including production, marketing and product development, both in Japan and internationally. Outside Japan, he served as an executive vice president and board member at New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI), Toyota’s production joint venture with General Motors in California, starting in April 1998. In January 2000, he returned to Japan and was named to TMC’s Board of Directors in June. In that capacity, he took on the creation and supervision of, a website that contains dozens of virtual shops for consumer goods and services and also provides information about new and used vehicles. Also during this time, he supervised domestic marketing operations, operations in the Americas, and production management consulting. In June 2001, Mr. Toyoda became the chief officer of the Asia & China Operations Center, and then in June 2002, he assumed the position of managing director. Firm Profile Toyota strives to be a strong corporate citizen, engaging with and earning the trust of its stakeholders, and to contribute to the creation of a prosperous society through all its business operations. Our corporate principles form the basis of our initiatives, reflect values that enable action, and drive our mindset. Toyota Global Vision Toyota will lead the future mobility society, enriching lives around the world with the safest and most responsible ways of moving people. Through our commitment to quality, ceaseless innovation, and respect for the planet, we strive to exceed expectations and be rewarded with a smile. We will meet challenging goals by engaging the talent and passion of people who believe there is always a better way. Leading the way Toyota as a frontrunner, seizing opportunities and investing in the future. Creating the future mobility society Develop new forms of transportation and pursue new ways of connecting technology with people. Enriching lives around the world Through the concept of monozukuri, create jobs, develop people, and contribute to society. Moving people safely and responsibly Safety is our top priority, both for our customers and for our employees. Commitment to quality Continuously raise our standards for reliability and customer satisfaction. https: //global .toyota/en / Akio

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