Tetsuo “Ted” Ogawa
Chief Operating Officer
Toyota Motor North America
Tetsuo “Ted” Ogawa is Chief Operating Officer, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMNA), as well as operating officer, deputy chief officer, External Affairs & Public Affairs Group, Toyota Motor Corporation responsible for managing all North American corporate resources and product support functions on a cross-affiliate basis.
Previously, Ogawa was executive vice president and chief administrative officer, TMNA.
Prior to that role, he served as deputy chief executive officer, China Region, and president of Toyota Motor China Investment Company, Ltd.
After joining Toyota in 1984, Ogawa’s roles included general manager, China Division, for Toyota Motor Corporation and serving as an expatriate from Japan at Toyota Motor Sales in Torrance, California.
He received a bachelor’s degree in commerce and management from Hitotsubashi University in Japan.
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