Degree in business, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo.
Member accounting division Toyota Motor Corporation, 1955-1972, overseer Philippine operations, 1972-1979, general manager Asia and Oceania division, 1979-1982, director, 1982-1987, managing director, 1987-1988, senior managing director, 1988-1992, executive vice president, 1992-1995, president, 1995-1999, chairman, 1999—2006, senior advisor, board member, since 2006. Member Economic Strategy Council Japan, 1998-2002. Chairman Japan Federation Employers' Associations, 1999-2002.
Chairman Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, 2000-2002, Japan Motor Industrial Federation, since 2000, chairman, Japan Business Federal, 2002-2006. Member executive committee Japan-United States Business Federation.
In 1998, Okuda was selected as a member of the Prime Minister"s Economic Strategy Council of Japan and became chairman of the Japan Federation of Employers" Associations in 1999.
Married Kyoko Okuda; 1 son, 1 daughter.