Title: Group Vice President & Chief Divisional Information Officer
Group Vice President & Chief Divisional Information Officer
Toyota Motor North America
With nearly a 30-year Information Technology career serving both in North America and Europe and more than 25 years with Toyota, Tim Platt was appointed to lead the Information Systems Division for Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) in June of 2009. In 2015, he was named group vice president and chief divisional information officer for the newly integrated Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) Information Systems organization.
His scope includes leading business engagement and information technology delivery for all business units across Toyota Motor North America’s more than 85 R&D, manufacturing, sales and headquarters facilities across the USA, Canada and Mexico. More than two million vehicles are produced at the facilities annually and more than 2.4 million vehicles are sold through the operations and approximately 1,500 dealers. Many of the 14 models built in North America are designed within these facilities as well. Exporting to over 20 countries, over $30 billion in procurement is required.
He is a member of Toyota’s Global CIO group aligning and setting direction for Toyota’s global operations of over 65 manufacturing facilities and automotive sales in more than 160 countries and regions.
Platt graduated magna cum laude from Berea College in Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics with computer science.