Fujio Cho
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Fujio Cho
Fujio Ch?
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Born (1937-02-02) February 2, 1937 (age 82)
Tokyo, Japan
ResidenceTokyo, Japan
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo - (Bachelor's degree, 1960)
OccupationHonorary Chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation

Fujio Cho (? , Ch? Fujio, born February 2, 1937[1]) is honorary chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation. In the Japanese system, that puts him in charge of the country's and world's largest automaker. Ch? is only the second "outsider" to head Toyota Motor Co. since the members of the founding Toyoda family stepped aside in 1995.

He earned a bachelor's degree in Law from the University of Tokyo in March 1960.[2][3] Ch? joined the Toyota Motor Corporation in April 1960. Ch?'s previous titles include: Managing Director, Senior Managing Director, Vice President, President and Vice Chairman of the Board. He previously worked as President in a subsidiary. Ch? has been serving as Chairman of the Board and Representative Director of Toyota Motor Corporation from June 2006 to June 2013.

Ch? has been a strong advocate of environmentally friendly automotive technology, such as the hybrid-electric Prius.



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  10. ^ "TIME Names The World's Most Influential People". Time. April 18, 2004. Retrieved December 12, 2010. "Few people have done more to perfect "the Toyota Way" than chairman Hiroshi Okuda, 71, and president Fujio Cho, 67, writes TIME's Jim Frederick. "From the very beginning Toyota learned much from other carmakers. Sharing what we have discovered is a way to give back," says Cho.
Business positions
Preceded by
Hiroshi Okuda
CEO of Toyota
Succeeded by
Katsuaki Watanabe

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