Shigeki Terashi, Member of the Board of Directors Shigeki Terashi, Member of the Board of Directors
Shigeki Terashi
Member of the Board of Directors
As of January 1, 2018
  • Chief Officer, BR U.S. New JV Project Department
  • President, Advanced R&D and Engineering Company
  • Chairman, Powertrain Company
  • Chief Safety Technology Officer

Shigeki Terashi was born on February 16, 1955. He graduated from Kobe University with a master's degree in engineering in March 1980, and joined Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in April the same year.

Mr. Terashi was seconded to Toyota Technical Center, U.S.A., Inc. (TTC) in October 2000. In January 2005, he was appointed executive chief engineer of Toyota Development Center 1 at TMC. In June 2008, he became a managing officer of TMC, and executive vice president of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA, formerly TTC). In May 2011, he was made president and chief operating officer of TEMA. In April 2012, he was appointed chief officer of TMC's North America Operations Group, president and chief operating officer of Toyota Motor North America, Inc., and president and chief operating officer of TEMA.

In April 2013, he became a senior managing officer at TMC, and was appointed chief officer of the Corporate Planning Division, Research Division, Environmental Affairs Division, Product & Business Planning Division, and Design Quality Innovation Division. In June of the same year, he was made a member of the board of directors. In April 2014, he was appointed secretary general of the Strategic Top Executive Meeting Office, and in April 2015, Mr. Terashi became chief officer of the BR Connected Strategy and Planning Department.

In June 2015, Mr. Terashi became an executive vice president, and a member of the board of directors, as well as chief officer of the Information Security Management Department. In April 2016, he was made chief officer of the Global Audit Department and the Corporate Strategy Division. In December 2016, Mr. Terashi became chief officer of the EV Business Planning Department. As of April 2017, he was made an executive vice president and operating officer, and also remained a member of the board of directors. He became chief risk officer at the same time. In June 2017, he was appointed chairman of the Powertrain Company. As of January 2018, he became chief officer of the BR U.S. New JV Project Department, president of the Advanced R&D and Engineering Company, and chief safety technology officer.

Key non-TMC posts
Director, Hino Motors, Ltd. (June 2016-)
Director, Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (June 2016-)