Nobuhisa Tanaka

Title: Senior Vice President - Purchasing & Supplier Engineering Development
Nobuhisa (Noby) Tanaka
Senior Vice President, Purchasing & Supplier Engineering Development
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
Nobuhisa Tanaka is senior vice president of purchasing and supplier engineering development at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA), located in Erlanger, Kentucky He has held that role since January 2013.  Prior to that he served as an executive advisor to purchasing. TEMA supports Toyota's engineering and manufacturing operations in North America.  He is responsible for overseeing all vehicle parts and materials procurement for TEMA.
Tanaka joined TMC in 1986 and progressed through a series of positions in the purchasing division in Japan, Europe and North America.  He was an advisor for Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd. from 1993 to 1996. In 2003, he moved to Kentucky as senior advisor for TEMA’s purchasing division where he led project management and body, electrical and interior.  Four years later, he returned to TMC as project general manager of the secretarial division, supporting TMC’s president and CEO.  
He has a law degree from Waseda University.

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