Group Vice President, Purchasing Supplier Development
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Robert Young is the group vice president of Purchasing Supplier Development at Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA). Based at Toyota’s Research & Development headquarters in York Township, Michigan, Young is responsible for overseeing all vehicle parts and materials, indirect manufacturing procurement and supplier development, and preparation for TMNA Research & Development.
Young joined Toyota in 1995 and has served in a series of roles in the Purchasing division, including several buying and department general manager roles.
Currently serving on the Board of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC), Young is also a member of the Executive Committee of Ann Arbor SPARK.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Indiana University.