Susan ElkingtonSusan Elkington

Senior Vice President
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc.

As Senior Vice President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky (TMMK), Inc, Susan Elkington, oversees manufacturing operations and administrative functions for Toyota’s largest production facility in North America. Located in Georgetown, Kentucky, TMMK produces the Camry, Avalon, and Lexus ES 350, plus four-cylinder and V6 engines.

Prior to joining TMMK, Elkington most recently served as General Manager, Production Control Division, Project General Manager of Project Planning and Management, and Project General manager, Global Production Center, all at Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TMC) global headquarters in Toyota City, Japan.
 
Elkington began her career with Toyota in 1998 at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana, Inc. (TMMI) in Princeton, Ind., as an assembly engineering specialist. By 2013, she held the position of Vice President, Manufacturing, at TMMI.

Elkington is a board member of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, a STEP Ahead Honoree (2014), Athena of Southwest Indiana Finalist (2013) and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana.

Favorite quote: “I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to you and 90% of how I react to it.”  Charles R. Swindoll