In April 2015, Mamoru Sato was named Executive Advisor of Manufacturing for Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK), Toyota’s largest North American plant and home of the Camry. He has also served as TMMK’s Senior Advisor for Body Weld since January 2014.
In 1995, Sato began his career with Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in the Body Assembly Engineering division, where he supported the Global Body Line expansion.
In 2007, Sato was assigned to Toyota Motor Europe (TME) as Senior Coordinator of Production Engineering. Three years later, he returned to TMC where he worked again in the Body Assembly Engineering division, before moving one year later to the Body Weld shop of Toyota’s Tsutsumi Plant.
Mr. Sato and his wife have three children, and reside in Lexington, Kentucky.