Group Vice President of Global Internal Controls
Toyota Motor Corporation
Ron Chu is group vice president of global internal controls, office of the deputy chief risk officer of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC). He is responsible for developing a global center of excellence for internal control capabilities, providing guidance to Toyota operations around the world. Ron reports to Chris Reynolds, TMC deputy chief risk officer.
Chu joined Toyota Motor Credit Corporation (TMCC) in March 2002 as national manager of Tax, was promoted to corporate manager of Tax in 2007, and vice president of Accounting & Tax in 2010. As head of the Accounting and Tax department, he was responsible for all corporate tax and accounting functions of TFS and TMCC, as well as certifying quarterly and annual SEC filings in the capacity as TMCC’s principal accounting officer. Ron was promoted to group vice president & chief accounting officer in 2017 and then appointed group vice president of accounting & finance responsible for all accounting, taxation, corporate finance and business analytics for the TFS Americas and Oceania Region in 2019.
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, and a member of the Tax Executive Institute.
Chu was 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 in Portland, Oregon. He received his Master’s degree in Taxation from Portland State University, and a Doctorate from the University of Bonn in Germany.