Steve St. Angelo

Senior Managing Officer, Toyota Motor Corporation Chief Executive Officer, Latin American and Caribbean Region Chairman

Toyota do Brasil and Toyota Argentina SA

In April 2013, Steve St. Angelo, based in São Paulo, Brazil, was named the Chief Executive Officer of Latin American and Caribbean Region and Chairman of Toyota do Brasil and Toyota Argentina. He also serves as a Senior Managing Officer of Toyota Motor Corporation.

Mr. St. Angelo joined Toyota as President at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc., the company’s largest facility on April 1, 2005.
In June 2007, Mr. St. Angelo was named the Senior Vice President of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, North America. In June 2009, he was promoted to Managing Officer of Toyota Motor Corporation.

In April 2012, Mr. St. Angelo’s responsibilities for Toyota North America expanded to include all Manufacturing, Production Engineering, Production Control, Finance and Quality.

Mr. St. Angelo’s 43-year career in automobile manufacturing began with General Motors as a production team member at the Fisher Body Fleetwood plant in Detroit. Steve’s last position, before retiring with GM was Director at General Motors de Mexico.

Mr. St. Angelo has earned 11 patents. In 2016, Mr. St. Angelo was named Person of the Year by AutoData and Executive of the Year by Top Car TV, a pool of specialized journalists related to TV Press covering automobile industry.

In June 2017, Mr. St. Angelo was recognized by the Magazine Automotive Business as the “Executive of the Year” for the auto industry in Brazil.

Born in Detroit, Mr. St. Angelo earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer systems engineering and a Master’s degree in manufacturing management from General Motors Institute. He also completed the Executive Development Program at the Wharton School of Business.


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