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Kazuo Okamoto

automotive executive

Kazuo Okamoto, Japanese automotive executive.

Background

Okamoto, Kazuo was born on February 20, 1944 in Toyama, Japan.

Education

Degree in Aeronautical Engineering, University Tokyo, 1967.

Career

Joined Toyota Motor Corporation, 1967, chief engineer, vehicle development center I, manager, body engineering division, 1982—1989, chief engineer, vehicle development programs, 1989—1992, general manager, 1992—1995, general manager, body engineering division II, 1995—1996, board directors, 1996—1999, supervisor, product development, 1999—2000, executive vice president, since 2000, managing director, 2001—2003, senior managing director, 2003—2005, vice chairman, since 2008.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, hiking, gardening.

Connections

Married Michiko Okamoto. 2 children.

spouse:
Michiko Okamoto