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Automotive executive

Shoichiro Toyoda, Japanese automotive executive. Chairman Keidanren, Tokyo, 1994-1998; honorary chairman KDDI, 2000; consul general Honorario de Costa Rica, Nagoya, since 1984.

Background

Toyoda, Shoichiro was born on February 27, 1925 in Nagoya, Japan. Son of Kiichiro and Hatako Toyoda.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Nagoya University, 1947. Doctor in Engineering, Nagoya University, 1955.

Career

Director Toyota (Japan) Motor Limited company, 1952-1961, managing director, 1961-1967, senior managing director, 1967-1972, executive vice president, 1972-1981. President Toyota Motor Sales Limited company, 1981-1982, Toyota Motor Corporation, 1982-1992, chairman, 1992-1999, honorary chairman, since 1999. Board directors Denso Limited company, Nagoya Broadcasting Network.

Chairman board directors Institute International Economic Studies. Chairman Japan Association for the 2005 World Exposition, 1997^.

Membership

Chairman Keidanren, Tokyo, 1994-1998. Honorary chairman KDDI, 2000. Consul general Honorario de Costa Rica, Nagoya, since 1984.

Connections

Married Hiroko Mitsui, November 30, 1952. Children: Atsuko, Akio.

father:
Kiichiro Toyoda

mother:
Hatako Toyoda

spouse:
Hiroko Mitsui

child:
Atsuko Toyoda

child:
Akio Toyoda