Cheryl Hughes

Cheryl Hughes

Group Vice President, Corporate Resources Coordination

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.


Cheryl Hughes is vice president, rewards and talent management, for Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc.


Hughes manages the design, implementation and administration of TMS’ compensation and benefits programs to ensure those programs support and align with the organization’s business strategy. She is also responsible for Toyota Financial Services (TFS), Toyota Motor North America (TMA), Toyota Racing Development (TRD) and Calty Design Research benefits programs, as well as TMS and TFS executive compensation and benefits programs.


Additionally, Hughes oversees the implementation and utilization of secure, efficient human resource information systems to optimize the output, functionality and efficiency of the human resources organization. She is also responsible for the development and implementation of workforce management tools and strategic planning for workforce issues.


Prior to joining TMS in August 2000, Hughes served as director of compensation and benefits at Providence Health Systems. She also held the positions of director of compensation at Apria Healthcare, and national compensation and benefits manager for Hyundai Motor America.

Hughes holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Moorhead State University in Moorhead, Minn.