Robert Young
Group Vice President, Purchasing, Supplier Engineering Development & Cost Planning, R & D Sector
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

Robert Young is Group Vice President of Purchasing, Supplier Engineering Development, and Cost Planning at Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA). He is responsible for overseeing all vehicle parts and materials and indirect manufacturing procurement, supplier development and preparation, and cost planning for TMNA R&D. Young is located at Toyota’s research & development headquarters in York Township, Michigan.

Young joined Toyota in 1995 and progressed through a series of positions in the purchasing division including several buying and department general manager roles.

Young is currently serving on the board of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) and is on the Executive Committee of SPARK Ann Arbor.

Young has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Indiana University.