President and CEO, Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America
Osamu Nagata is president and CEO of Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, in charge of Toyota’s expansion in North America and efforts to modernize product development, commonize components, and work more closely with suppliers. He is also a senior vice president of Toyota Motor North America and managing officer of Toyota Motor Corporation. A 35-year Toyota veteran, Nagata was previously deputy chief officer of Toyota Motor Corporation’s External Affairs Group in Japan, where he helped establish the Collaborative Safety Research Center. He is chairman of the International Committee of JAMA (Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association).