Chu joined TMCC in March 2002 as National Manager of Tax, was promoted to Corporate Manager of Tax in 2007 and VP of Accounting & Tax in 2010. As head of the Accounting and Tax department, he has been instrumental in developing and leading many strategic corporate initiatives to provide TFS and Toyota best-in-class efficiency and accuracy.
Prior to joining TMCC, Chu served as Director of Tax at Asia Global Crossing. Before that, he was Senior Manager at KPMG’s Los Angeles office.
Chu is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in California, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a member of the Tax Executive Institute, and a member of Financial Executive International.
Chu is also an Executive Sponsor of TAASiA, a Toyota Business Partnering Group dedicated to the diverse Asian American cultures and heritages within Toyota and the community.
Chu received his Bachelor of Arts from East China Normal University, Shanghai, China and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting from Portland State University, Portland, Oregon. He received his Master’s degree in Taxation from Portland State University and a Doctorate from University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany.