Title: Managing Officer - Toyota Motor Corporation
Deputy Chief Officer
Sales Financial Business Group, Toyota Motor Corporation
Chief Operating Officer
Toyota Financial Services Corporation
President & Chief Operating Officer
Toyota Financial Services International Corporation
Toyota Motor Credit Corporation
Mark Templin is managing officer of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and President & Chief Operating Officer of Toyota Financial Services International Corporation (TFSIC).
Prior to his appointment to TFSIC, Templin was executive vice president of Lexus International, responsible for leading the luxury brand’s global operations. With his appointment to this role in April 2013, Templin became the first non-Japanese executive to oversee an operational division within the company’s global headquarters in Japan.
Templin joined Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., in 1990. Since then, he has held a number of positions, including group vice president and general manager of the Lexus Division for TMS, overseeing all aspects of Lexus’ U.S. automotive operations, including sales and marketing, retail development, customer satisfaction, and product planning. His responsibilities included coordinating sales activities, dealer relations, parts and service operations, and marketing operations of four regional offices around the country. He concurrently served as general manager of the Lexus Planning Division, TMC, working closely with international Lexus affiliates to enhance and bring more awareness of the Lexus Brand worldwide since April 2012.
Templin also served as general manager for the Lexus Southern Area, assistant general manager for both the Southern and Western Area Lexus offices, sales administration manager, retail operations manager at Lexus’ national headquarters in Torrance, California, and vice president of parts, service, customer satisfaction, and training for the Lexus Division. Templin also served as vice president of Lexus marketing and vice president of Scion, where he was responsible all Scion activities.
Before coming to Toyota, Templin held several positions at General Motors Corporation.
Templin earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Missouri, where he studied automotive technology.