Kevin M. Butt

Kevin M. Butt
Chief Environmental Officer, Environmental/Safety Engineering
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


Kevin Butt is the chief environmental officer of Environmental/Safety Engineering. He is responsible for the development of Environmental/Safety Programs and Regulatory/Legislative development for all of Toyota's North American operations.


Prior to joining Environmental/Safety Engineering, Butt was the assistant general manager of Body Production Engineering for Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., (TEMA). He was responsible for Body Engineering for all Toyota's North American manufacturing operations. Body Engineering consists of Welding, Stamping, and Painting Operations.


Butt started working for Toyota in 1992. Prior to his career with Toyota, he worked for AK Steel Company where he was manager of Environmental Affairs. He also worked ten years in the Environmental Department for TEMA prior to his assignment to Production Engineering.


Butt has served as Chairman of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturing's Stationary Source Committee. He has also served in the same capacity for the Alliance for Automobile Manufacturers. Butt was appointed by Carol Browner, EPA Administrator to serve on EPA's Common Sense Initiative.


Butt serves on several boards including the Wildlife Habitat Council.


Butt has a Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Chemistry from Georgetown College.